Belgium: Eliot’s Eurovision 2019 entry, “Wake up”, to be revealed on February 28
This Thursday, February 28, Belgium will reveal its Eurovision 2019 entry, the song Eliot will be perfroming in Tel Aviv.
The song that will represent Belgium in the next Eurovision song contest next May in Tel Aviv, will go public this Thursday at 8:00 am CET during the mormning radio show of MNM hosted by VRT’s Eurovision commentator, Peter Van de Veire.
As already revealed Eliot Vassamillet has been chosen internally while his song is reportedly called “Wake Up”. It has been also that composer of the song is Pierre Dumoulin of Roscoe group who was behind the country’s Eurovision 2017 entry City Ligths which came 4th in the grand final in Kiev. Pierre has stated :
As soon as I saw Eliot’s performance at his Blind audition, I felt he had ‘that extra stuff that I’m looking for in an artist, that sensitivity and crack that’s needed to convey the emotions
The 18 yo artist, who got fame after his participation in talent show The Voice 2018, will represent Belgium in the 64th Eurovision Song Contest performing an english languagesong entitled “Wake up”. He reached the firs live show of The Voice and was on Slimane’s team. After his participation at The Voice, the young artist held several concerts around the country while this year he is finishing high school.
Last year Sennek represented Belgium with her song A Matter Of Time, which failed to qualify to the grand final, finishing 12th in the 1st semi final.