The 2015 Belgian Eurovision representative Loïc Nottet has filmed a video message specially for ESCToday!
Loïc Nottet the 2015 Belgian representative has recorded a special video message for our readers at ESCToday. He invites you all to join him on ESCtoday and follow the latest news on him, the 2015 Belgian Eurovision entry and the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. He invites you to listen to his Eurovision entry Rythm inside.
Last November RTBF confirmed to ESCToday that Loïc Nottet had been selected via an internal selection to represent Belgium at the forthcoming 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna next May. He will represent Belgium at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with his entry Rythm inside. Belgium will compete in the First Semi-final of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest on 19 May.
Loïc Nottet was one of the finalists the last season of the Belgian version of the The Voice. In 2013 RTBF selected its Eurovision representative Roberto Bellarosa, winner of The Voice Belgium Season 1. The 17 year old has won the hearts of the Belgian audience with his cover version of Rihana’s Diamonds during his participation in The Voice Belgium. The young and talented singer has signed a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment Belgium.
RTBF and VRT are the 2 Belgian national broadcasters that compete at the Eurovision Song Contest, thus participating alternately every other year. In 2014 VRT opted for a national selection Eurosong 2014– in order to select its 2014 Eurovision entry and act. Axel Hirsoux won the 2014 Belgian Eurovision national final with his entry Mother and flew the Belgian flag in Copenhagen. Despite a great peformance he failed to qualify to the grand final.
In 2013 RTBF selected its 2013 Eurovision act Roberto Bellarosa via an internal selection. He represented Belgium at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo with his entry Love kills achieving a 12th placing in grand final.
Belgium debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, thus being one of the founding members of Europe’s favourite television show. Belgium has won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986 with Sandra Kim’s J’aime La Vie. In 1987 Belgium successfully hosted the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest in Brussels.
The country has participated in the contest every year since its debut only missing out due to relegation in 1994, 1997 and 2001.
The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 19, 21 and 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria.