Belgian eurokids sing with stars

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On Sunday evening, Flemish TV channel Eén aired the introductory show of Eurosong for Kids 2006, the Belgian selections for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. The show introduced the 10 selected participants to the audience, with video reports and duets of the kids with their idols. The following report comes thanks to our colleagues at belgovision.com.

Nicolas and [email protected] sang Je t'adore with Kate Ryan (ESC 2006), whilst Nikkie and Kristel presented Gotitas de amor with Belle Perez (Eurosong 1999 & 2006). The Fireflies sang One little slip with Idols runner-up Wouter, and Suzanne, Melissa and Arlieke performed Te min voor Anja with Spring (Eurosong 2004) and Attic and Thor! sang Vanbinnen with Clouseau (ESC 1991).

Near the end of the show, the line-up for the semifinals and the members of the professional jury were revealed. The professional judges in Eurosong for Kids 2006 are singer, songwriter and producer Ronny Mosuse, Ketnet television presenter Heidi Lenaerts and Head of Jury, Eurosong 2006 finalist Els de Schepper.

First semifinal

  1. Kristel – Zal je ooit
  2. Attic – Ik doe alle dingen
  3. Suzanne – Zeg het mij
  4. [email protected] – Ik doe wat ik wil
  5. Thor! – Een tocht door het donker

Read more on the participants of the first semifinal

Second semifinal

  1. Nikkie – Echte vrienden
  2. Nicolas – Ik wil je nooit meer kwijt
  3. Arlieke – Waarom liet je mij daar staan
  4. Melissa – Hé jij
  5. The Fireflies – Waarom?

Read more on the participants of the second semifinal

The first semifinal of Eurosong for Kids 2006 takes place on Sunday 17th September, the second on Sunday 24th September. On Sunday 1st October, the big final takes place in the Grenslandhallen in Hasselt for 1700 spectators.

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Richard West-Soley

Senior Editor

Richard's ESC history began way back in 1992, when he discovered the contest could fuel his passion for music and languages. Since then, it's been there at every corner for him in some way or another. He joined the esctoday.com team back in 2006, and quickly developed a love for writing about the contest. In his other life, he heads the development team at the learning resources company Linguascope, and writes about all aspects of language learning on the site Polyglossic.com.

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