Belgian selection for ESC 2011 starts on 1st October

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Belgian selection for ESC 2011 starts on 1st October


Belgian selection for the song that will represent Belgium in Eurovision 2011 will start 1st of octomber.


The year 2011, is the Walloon broadcaster's turn to select the Belgian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. RTBF has announced that the process for the selection that will evolved on the internet.

October first, RTBF and Akamusic will launch a website, where music artists can upload their songs. All entries have to be written in English or French by Belgian songwriters.

Until 31st December, page visitors can give financial support in order to make the professional production of their respective favorite song possible. All songs that gathered at least 20,000 € will qualify for the second stage of the national selection, where the eventual winner will be chosen by a jury and members of the public. All people who donated money to songs other than the winning one will be reimbursed.

The last successful entry submitted by the RTBF was Sanomi by Urban Trad in 2003, finishing second.

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