The first half of Belgian Eurosong participants have been confirmed today. In August, the broadcaster launched the contest and invited anyone to try their luck. 30 were invited to take part in castings and the castings of the first 15 will air on television this Sunday. The second casting show will air the week later.
Each participant will sing a former Eurovision entry. The contestants and the songs they picked are listed below:
- White Bird – Fly On The Wings Of Love
- Eva Jacobs – In Your Eyes
- The Fuckuleles – Waterloo
- Joyce – Mister
- The Exclusive Strings – Hard Rock Hallelujah
- Jessy – Euphoria
- Gracious Wild – In Love For A While escwebs.net
- Violet Sky – Door De Wind
- Axel Hirsoux – Tu te reconnaîtras
- 3M8S – Only Teardrops
- Nelson – Glorious
- Elvya Dulcimer – Sweet People
- 2Fabiola feat. Loredana – My Number One
- Di Stephano – L’amour ça fait chanter la vie
- Udo – Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi
Four will qualify from each casting show direct to the semi-finals and four to the ‘Callback’.
Castings on Sundays, February 2nd and 9th at 20:30 CET. ‘Callback’ will air on February 16th and semi-finals on February 23rd, March 2nd and 9th while the final is set to take place on March 16th.
Eva Daeleman and Peter Van de Veire will host all the shows. The jury consists of Ruslana, Piet Goddaer, Bart Peeters and Jef Martens.