A snippet of Belgium’s song for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest has been released.
The Voice Belgium has released a snippet of the song that Eliot Vassamillet will sing at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. The snippet can be viewed on their Instagram story, but be quick as it will disappear after 24 hours. The song will be released in full on Thursday, where it will premiere on MNM’s breakfast show at 08:00 CET.
“Wake Up” is reportedly the title of the song that will be performed by Eliot Vassamillet at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. It has already been confirmed that Pierre Dumoulin from the Roscoe group will write the song that Eliot will perform in Israel. Pierre co-author of Blanche’s “City Lights”, which finished 4th.
Who is Eliot Vassamillet?
Eliot Vassamillet participated in one live show on The Voice Belgique, and was a member of Slimane’s team. Eliot’s selection continues RTBF’s decision to select who have participated in The Voice Belgique as the Belgian entrant for Eurovision.
Source: The Voice Belgium
Belgium was one of the original seven nations to participate in the first edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. To date, the country has won the contest only once in 1986. Sandra Kim won the contest with the song “J’aime la vie”, her victory was not without controversy when it emerged that Sandra was just 13 years old, two years younger than the age restriction at the time. In the late 00s, Belgium struggled in the contest failing to reach the final annually from 2005 until 2010, when Tom Dice finished 6th in the final with 143 points. Belgium has finished last at the contest six times, including two sets of nul points.