Tonight: second quarter final in Belgium

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Tonight, the second quarter final of Eurosong 2008, the Belgian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, will be held. Five songs will compete for two places in the semi finals.

The show

The show, which will again be hosted by Bart Peeters,starts at 20:50 CET. The top two songs of the televoting will go directly to the semi finals. The third and fourth placed songs will be in the running to get one of the jury wildcards. Marcel Vanthilt, jury member since 1999, will be joined by Kris Wauters from Clouseau (Belgium 1991) and Katrina Leskanich, the winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1997 in Dublin, where she sang Love shine a light together with The Waves.

The songs

  1. Kenza – Breaking all the rules
  2. E.F.R. – Your guiding star
  3. Ishtar – O julisi na jalini
  4. Esther – Game over
  5. Tanja Dexters – Addicted to you

Last year the Walloon broadcaster submittedthe entry LovePower which was performed by the KMG's and finished 26th in the semi finalgetting 14 points- 12 of them from debuting country Georgia. The last time an entry by the Flemish broadcaster reached the top 10 was back in 1977! In 2008, Belgium will take part in the first semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest on 20th May.

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