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Who is Switzerland's Eurovision 2022 act Marius Bear?

By Charlotte Becquart

The Eurovision 2022 semi-finals concluded last night and we know now which 25 countries are taking part in the grand final on Saturday night. The show that all Eurovision fans are waiting for is taking place at Pala Olimpico, Turin, and will be hosted by TV presenter Alessandro Cattelan and singers Laura Pausini and Mika.

In total, 20 acts qualified in the semi-finals and the Big 5 countries will be joining them. They are the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany. Switzerland is one of this year's finalists. The country will be represented by Marius Bear.

The 29-year-old, whose full name is Marius Hügli, is half-Swiss and half-Australian. He is from Appenzell, in the north east of Switzerland.

Read more: Eurovision 2022 final line up confirmed as Australia make it in but Ireland miss out

Before devoting himself to his passion for music, Marius trained as a construction machinery mechanic. However, in 2016, he decided to tour Germany and Switzerland as a street musician. His adventured took him to New York and to London, where he studied music production at the BIMM Institute. His first album, Not Loud Enough, reached the Top 20 of the Swiss album charts.

Marius released two more albums. His most recent one is called 'Boys Do Cry' - the same title as his Eurovision song.

At this stage, Marius is not expected to win Eurovision 2022. According to bookmakers, he is currently expected to finish 19th out of 25.

The song contest's final will be aired live from 8pm on BBC One and hosted in the UK by Irish actor and presenter Graham Norton.

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