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R.I.P. Claude Lombard: Eurovision 1968 Performer Passes Away at Age 76

Claude Lombard, the singer who represented Belgium at the 1968 Eurovision Song Contest, has died at age 76. The news was announced on her official Facebook page on Monday. No cause of death was given. Born on February 25, 1945, in Etterbeek, Belgium, Lombard performed the haunting love ballad ‘Quand tu reviendras’ at the 1968 contest. She performed 3rd and …

Belgium: Five Things to Know About Jérémie Makiese

As previously reported, 21-year-old Jérémie Makiese will be representing Belgium at Eurovision 2022. Now that the dust has settled, here are five facts about Jérémie to help us get to know him a little better: He’s already a singing champion Of the 67 singers who auditioned for season 9 of The Voice Belgique, Jérémie was one of only eight performers …

Belgium: Artist reveal on Wednesday 15 September

Brussels, 10 September 2021 Time to wake from the off-season slumber, people! Belgian broadcaster RTBF may be revealing their hopeful entrant soon, giving us the first nugget of information for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.  Radio station Vivacité (owned by RTBF) has announced that the Belgian entrant will be revealed on Wednesday, 15 September, during “8/9“, the  morning show of …

Luka Cruysberghs releases single “Not Too Late”, admits she still has Eurovision dreams

Following the surprise news of her departure from Hooverphonic and replacement as lead singer of the band by Geike Arnaert, Luka Cruysberghs  retreated to the studio to work on her career as a solo singer-songwriter. Yesterday, she released her first single, “Not Too Late”. The song is a drastic departure from her tone and vocals while a member of Hooverphonic …

Hooverphonic announce European tour in late 2021

Hooverphonic, who represented Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2021, have announced a European tour in late 2021. This will be Hooverphonic’s first European tour since the return of singer Geike Arnaert to the band and Hooverphonic will be promoting their 11th studio album, Hidden Stories, during the concerts. So far, the tour has 18 dates, and Hooverphonic will …

Laura Tesoro reflects on the difficult aspects of her Eurovision experience in honest interview

Laura Tesoro, who represented Belgium at Eurovision 2016, has opened up about her Eurovision experience, revealing that she struggled with the stress and pressure of participating in Eurovision. In an interview with Belgian radio channel MNM, Tesoro talked at length about the ups and downs of her experiences in Stockholm. Commenting on the fact that she lost a significant amount …

Belgium: The Voice Belgique winner Jérémie Makiese expresses interest in going to Eurovision

Image source: RTBF Jérémie Makiese, who won The Voice Belgique this year, has expressed his wish to represent Belgium at Eurovision. In an interview with La Meuse, he expressed his goal of participating in Eurovision, saying the following: “Besides my single, my other project is Eurovision. It would be a total honour to represent my country. It’s like the football, …

Eurovision 2021: A report on the Semifinal 1 Allocation draw

Rotterdam, 18 May 2021 Goedenavond from Rotterdam! The first semifinal is behind us, and provided us with the first 10 qualifying finalists. NORWAY (Tix – Fallen Angel) ISRAEL (Eden Alene – Set Me Free) RUSSIA (Manizha – Russian Woman) AZERBAIJAN (Efendi – Mata Hari) MALTA (Destiny – Je me casse) LITHUANIA (The Roop – Discoteque) CYPRUS (Elena Tsagrinou – El …

Who will qualify from Semi-Final 1? It’s time to predict the qualifiers!

All photos used in this article credited to the EBU/AVROTROS – Nathan Reinds, Andres Putting, Thomas Hanses. It’s crunch time – in two days, the Eurovision Song Contest will finally return to our screens after a two-year gap, and it’s fair to say the excitement and hype is stronger than ever for Europe’s favourite competition to return. On Tuesday evening, …

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