One of the most famous European song contests appeared in 1955 in Switzerland. Local television has decided to establish the rating show, similar to San Remo in Italy. The main goal of the contest was to find talented artists and strengthen cultural ties between the two countries, is written by sobesednik.ru.

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The first Eurovision Song Contest was held in the Swiss city of Lugano in 1956. In the competition seven countries were involved, so each performer was allowed to sing two songs. But the rules have tightened and changed since then.

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