We thought the first casting was crazy, but Belgium’s second casting turned out to be from another planet. We enountered performances that will make your ears bleed, the ESC theme song secretly mixed in one song, Petra with her golden crown (yes, Petra is back for the fourth time, people!), and nerves, nerves, nerves. There were […]
After the second casting of Eurosong Belgium this evening, we suddenly realized that we still have a long way to go before we know who will represent the Belgians in Copenhagen. Yes, broadcaster VRT has come up with an ingenious system this year that was probably dreamed up by some 30-year-old on a power trip. (Don’t […]
Earlier this week we told you about Day One, the anonymous group of four singers who are competing in Belgium Eurosong wearing black masks. That kind of creeped us out. But we’re less frightened now that HLN is reporting that one of those singers is Kate Ryan!
As we look forward to the second casting of Belgium Eurosong on 9 February, we’ve got one question on our mind: Who are the four masked artists in the group “Day One”?
When you’re staging a Eurovision selection as complicated as Belgium Eurosong, you’re bound to encounter a bit of crazy. And boy did we encounter some crazy last night during the first casting. The 15 contestants had to perform Eurovision covers and the results ranged from amazing (man covers Celine Dion, does well) to jaw-dropping (woman […]
Understanding this year’s national selection in Belgium requires an Excel spreadsheet, a calculator, a good Internet connection, and a few gallons of coffee to keep your mind turning. Fortunately our Belgium correspondent Daphne Dee has done all the hard work for you. Below she brings you up to speed on last night’s first casting at […]
Has VRT confirmed Belgium’s Eurosong 2014 participants?
It feels like a lifetime since we published a “Potential Artist Profile”. But as the national finals season is hotting up and we’re being introduced to more and more of the artists we’ll see in Copenhagen, a new profile seems very appropriate. Today we shine the spotlight on la belle Belgique, or de prachtige België if you […]