Nuno Resende for Belgium to Kiev

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On 20th March Belgium's French speaking community selected Nuno Resende to represent Belgium in Kiev. In a final presenting the best two songs submitted to RTBF's Eurovision Song Contest selections, Nuno Resende defeated Tiffany Ciely. As a result the 31-year old singer, born in Portugal, will sing Le grand soir in the semifinal of the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest. Esctoday.com talked to Nuno Resende…

Can you shortly describe your main achievements in your musical career so far?

I started out singing with hard-rock bands around 1991 till 1996. Then came studio jobs with a few unachieved experiences. Then in 1999 the musical La Belle et la Bête and the groupe La Teuf until the end of 2000. La Teuf released 1 album, 3 singles and we participated in the Belgian final for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000.

Then I replaced two of the lead singers in the French musical Romeo et Juliette (November 2000 till the end of December 2002). Furthermore…

� 2002: 2 singles released – Un seul mot d'amour and J'suis petit
� 2003: The latest adventure: Les Demoiselles de Rochefort. Six months of dance, singing and acting lessons provided by GLEM, the producers, before starting the rehearsals. An album and a DVD were released.
� 2004: Creation of restaurant with live stage Studio 102

In 2000 you participated in RTBF's Belgian national final as lead singer of La Teuf. How do you look back at that experience?

It was a great experience. We always had so much fun with the other members of the band. In fact, La Teuf means La fête, the party or just have fun.

La Teuf finished sixth in RTBF's Belgian national final in 2000 with the song Soldat d'amour.

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