André Kuik got the third wildcard for the 5th semifinal of the Dutch Nationaal Songfestival 2004. With the song Change he got the maximum votes in the wildcard voting.
Leaving behind Varna Springer, Jorge Castro and Mary Amora, André Kuik will return during the wildcard semifinal, which takes place on 19th February.
During the act of André's song, three backing vocals appeared on stage wearing a dress made of all flags of the 36 participating countries this year. During the programme Op weg naar het songfestival André Kuik said: “Some things can be improved, but I will talk about that with the director… I think everything will be fine!”.
Arno Kolenbrander with The story of my life and Bas & Joel and Voice Male with Celeste also got a wildcard. After the fourth semifinal, which takes place this Thursday, the fourth wildcard will be given away. The jury will also give away two wildcards to complete the list of six participants on 19th February.