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First of all, you can check out our gallery of the Belgian national selection participants below!

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Now you can read more about them as well!

DnA – Power Aan De Kids (Power To The Kids)

The band ‘DNA’ consists of Daan De Clerck (Born on the 24th of January, 1998) and Anne-Sophie De Smet (Born on the 6th of April, 1998). They are best friends ever since they met in kindergarten. Anne-Sophie is the lead vocalist. Daan provides the rocking guitar lines and sings the backing vocals. Their song is about a dream where all children take over the adult world. Power Aan De Kids’ (‘Power To The Kids’) was produced by Niko Westelinck and Sean - Nailpin – Dhondt.    

Emile – Diep In Mijn Lijf (Deep In My Soul)

Emile Souvagie (Born on the 2nd of February, 1999) was born in a family of classical musicians. He plays the clarinet and is also a driven sportsman: he plays basketball in his hometown Aalst. Together with composer Johan Vanden Eede and songwriter Alain Vande Putte he put together a happy musical-style song about love Diep In Mijn Lijf’ (Deep In My Soul).  

Emma – Jamanee

Emma Rombaut (Born on the 29th of June, 2000) is the youngest candidate of all the Junior Eurosong competitors in 2010. She loves to perform and dances jazz- and classical ballet. She loves animals and makes beautiful drawings. In her happy pop song Jamanee she dreams of a beautiful country where she can do anything she want. It was produced by Patrick Hamilton and Vincent Pierins. 

Ferre – (Met Mijn) Ogen Toe ((With My) Eyes Closed)

Ferre Windey (Born on the 29th of June, 1996) has always been the entertaining factor amongst friends and family.  At the age of 11, he had his first live TV-performance. He’s taking up music lessons, loves to cook and has been an active member of the KSA, a youth movement, for years. The rocking (Met Mijn) Ogen Toe ((With My) Eyes Closed) was produced by Jeroen Swinnen who also wrote Me And My Guitar of the Belgian candidate for the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, Tom Dice.  

Ine – Kusje Van Mij (Kiss From Me)

Ine Peeters (Born on the 10th of September, 1997) claims that singing on stage makes her happy. She plays the violin, dances ballet and is a big musical fan. Her biggest passion however, besides music, are horse riding and taking care of her ponies and horse. The funky song Kusje Van Mij (Kiss From Me) is Ines way of saying that she likes everybody in the whole wide world. The song was produced by Yannic Fonderie and Flemish singer Udo Mechels.   

Jill & Lauren – Get Up!

Jill Van Vooren (Born on the 26th of April, 1995) en Lauren Deruyck (Born on the 10th of August, 1995) make together the stunning girlband Jill & Lauren. They are best friends since they met earlier in another Flemish kids talent show called Ketnetpop 2009. Jill loves to surf the waves and takes lessons in acting and music. Lauren performed already in some of the biggest Flemish musical productions. Their pop-dance song is about keeping the faith in chasing your dreams. Get Up! was produced by Peter Gillis and Miguel Wiels, who also wrote the Belgian entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest last year - Laura’s Zo Verliefd.

Luís – In Mijn Dromen (In My Dreams)

Luís Muyllaert (Born on the 20th of June, 1999) is a genuine beach boy from the Belgian shores of Knokke. He obviously plays regularly on the beach with his sister and little brother. He loves cars and dreams of riding a Ferrari one day. Furthermore he’s a romantic soul, therefore it’s no wonder that he sings the love ballad In Mijn Dromen (In My Dreams). In Mijn Dromen (In My Dreams) was created with the help of Dutch producer Edwin Van Hoevelaak.  

Ymke – Vive La Fête (Long Live The Party)

Ymke Verschueren (Born on the 20th of May, 1997) literally lives for the stage: dancing lessons, drama lessons, music lessons and piano lessons - It’s all in a day’s work for Ymke. Ever since she was a toddler she’s been breathing music. She’s a huge fan of Lady Gaga but also loves The Beatles and Elton John. Ymke sings the folky flavoured Vive La Fête (Long Live The Party). The song was created with the help of Hans Francken, Ingrid Mank and Born Meirlaen. 

Read more about how the selection works and how you can win a CD in our article about the Belgian selection process.

 

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