Belgium will be represented at Eurovision 2017 by singer Blanche. She was one of the first acts to be chosen, and today the Belgian broadcaster announced that she will sing the song ‘City Lights’ in Kiev. Listen to the song below which has seen Belgium’s odds of winning the Contest outright dramatically slashed following the song’s revelation.
This year it is the turn of broadcaster RTBF to choose the Belgian Eurovision entry. Earlier this week they unveiled that it will be Ellie Delvaux a.k.a. Blanche who will follow in the footsteps of performers like Laura Tesoro and Loic Nottet and represent Belgium on the Eurovision stage.
Belgium have chosen Laura Tesoro with her song ‘What’s The Pressure?’ As their pick for Eurovision 2016. She won the Belgian selection show Eurosong 2016 back in January, fighting off competition from four other acts. But what do we make of her chances in Stockholm? Read on to find out.
You have been voting in our EuroSong 2016 poll all week to let us know who you think Belgium should pick as their 2016 Eurovision Song Contest entry. The results are in and you have decided that it should be
Ireland: the most successful country in Eurovision history with seven wins, but not much to sing about in recent years. With wins in 1970 (Dana), 1980 (Johnny Logan), 1987 (Johnny Logan), 1992 (Linda Martin), 1993 (Niamh Kavanagh), 1994 (Paul Harrington & Charlie McGettigan) and 1996 (Eimear Quinn), Ireland still holds the record for most wins at Eurovision. However, Ireland haven’t fared so well in the last 15 years, with only two top ten finishes and failing to qualify for the final on five occasions including 2015 and 2014. Sweden are hot on their heels with six wins and have performed particularly well in the past five years with two wins and two third places. Ireland, it would seem, has to step it up a notch…