As you may know, this year it is the turn of RTBF to a candidate to choose which Belgium is represented at the Eurovision song contest. Today the broadcaster announced that Eliot (full name: Eliot Vassamillet) the Belgian honour defends in Israel. The 18-year-old Eliot is in the last secondary school at the Saint-Stanislas college in Bergen. Eliot noted, during its participation at The voice Belgique. During his blind audition, he made an impression on his coach with the strength and sensitivity of his performance. The audience was impressed. Also composer Pierre Dumoulin noticed the 18-year-old on. He will write that Eliot in may brings in Tel Aviv, this number will be announced later.
Pierre Dumoulin: “When I Eliots blind audition saw it, I immediately had the feeling that he is that little bit extra that I look for in an artist: the sensitivity and fragility that are needed to convey emotion with music.”
The Eurovision song contest is this year on 14 and 16 may (semi-finals), with the final on Saturday 18 may. It is not yet known in which semi-final Eliot participate, this will later be drawn by the EBU.