The Netherlands: Song selected for 3JS

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Je vecht nooit alleen is the song selected for The Netherlands in the next Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Düsseldorf, Germany. The internally selected 3JS performed five songs and a 50/ 50 public and jury vote chose the Dutch entry.

Jury result:

  1. Je vecht nooit alleen
  2. De stroom
  3. Ga dan niet
  4. Toen ik jou vergat
  5. Weelderig waardeloos

Public vote result:

  1. Je vecht nooit alleen
  2. De stroom
  3. Weelderig waardeloos
  4. Toen ik jou vergat
  5. Ga dan niet

3JS were internally selected last July by the Dutch broadcaster TROS. During an exciting show five songs battled for the ticket to Düsseldorf. The show was hosted by Yolanthe Sneijder-Cabau. 2008 Dutch representative Hind and René Froger of De Toppers (2009) were amongst the jury that had half the weight upon the decision for this year’s Dutch entry.

3JS performed five songs and Je Vecht Nooit Allen was the winner of this year’s Nationaal Songfestival. 3JS is a Dutch boy band which consists of Jan Dulles, Jaap Kwakman and Jaap de Witte. The band was founded in 2002 and its name is based on the first letter of the band members' names.

The trio will succeed Sieneke who last year failed to advance to the final. 3JS will compete in the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest on 12th May 2011.

Edward Montebello

Joined in 2010. He has a passion towards the Eurovision Song Contest and started following it in 1991. Since 2005 he attended the contest and reported live the events related to Europe's favourite show. He taught history and also worked as a journalist with the biggest private television and radio station in Malta. He currently works in the Communications Office at the Ministry for Family & Social Solidarity in Malta.