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Belgium: Eliot releases "Wake Up" for Eurovision 2019

Belgian broadcaster RTBF has released the music video for "Wake Up", the song that their representative Eliot Vassamillet will sing at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019

Eliot Vassamillet has just released his song for Eurovision 2019: Wake Up.

On radio station MNM, Eliot explained that the song is about the world that needs to wake up. And young people should do that.

In the video clip, you can see the singer in between a group of youngsters, who also lip sync the lyrics of his song.

Belgium 2019: Eliot Vassamillet - "Wake Up"

The singer also said that he thinks it's a big opportunity for him to represent Belgium at Eurovision. Later today, there is a press conference at RTBF.

City Lights

"Wake up" is written by Pierre Dumoulin, who also wrote Belgium's song in 2017 City Lights. Singer Blanche finished 4th in Eurovision 2017 in Kiev.

Belgium in Eurovision Song Contest

Belgium 2017: Blanche - "City Lights"

Belgium has been participating 60 times in Eurovision since the beginning in 1956. They won the contest in 1986 (Sandra Kim - "J'aime La Vie"), but finished last 8 times (two of them with Null Points).

Belgium 2017: Blanche - "City Lights"

Since the introductions of the Semi-finals in 2004 Belgium qualified for the Grand Final 6 out of 15 times (In 2010 they came first in Semi-final 1).

About the author: Sjoerd Gillissen (The Netherlands)

Sjoerd (20) is our correspondent from The Netherlands. He studies journalism, and became interested in the Eurovision Song Contest after he saw Loreen's performance back in 2012. This is his favourite song so far, but he also adores 'Calm After The Storm' (The Netherlands, 2014), 'Fuego' (Cyprus 2018) and 'Waterloo' (Sweden 1974).



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