Belgian songs to be announced on 11Dec

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 166 views

RTBF has informed that a special jury has selected the 3 songs that will compete at the forthcoming 2013 Belgian national final, they had to choose 3 out of 6 songs for Roberto Bellarosa. The titles of the songs along with fragments of the  3 competing songs will be released on 11 December. The 2013 Belgian entry will be selected via a public voting/ jury deliberation on 16 December.

As reported last month, the Belgian entry will be sung by The Voice Belgique winner Roberto Bellarosa. The young man with his family roots in Italy will get to sing three songs on a radio show on 16 December 2012, from 10.30 until 13.00 CET.  The selection will happen on Radio Vivacité and the selection will be made by a combination of public and jury votes. The radio channel has an internet stream available for international fans. Six songs were presented by representatives from the record label Sony to RTBF. The broadcaster selection jury did not know who the submitted songs have been written by, and  have selected  three to go further. Fragments of the songs will be made available on 11 December and the final will then take place on 16 December.

Stay tuned to for more news on Belgium and the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.

Source: RTBF

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Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani

Head of International Relations & Communications

Sanjay (Sergio) joined in December 2006 as an editor. He was appointed as the Head of Press of in 2011. Hereafter in 2016 he was promoted as the Head of International Relations & Communications at ESCToday. Sergio has covered the Eurovision Song Contest live 17 times since 2000, having worked for several international magazines and media outlets.