VRT the Flemish broadcaster in Belgium has confirmed that they will not be returning to Eurovision Young Musicians in 2016.
Belgium first participated in Eurovision Young Musicians in 1986 and went on to participate in the competition a total of 6 times. In 1992 the country hosted the competition in Brussels where they finished in 3rd place with Marie Hallnyck. Belgium returned to the competition in 2006 but has not participated in any events since.
To date Germany, Poland and Slovenia have confirmed their participation for the contest in Cologne.