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Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998

Eurovision Song Contest 1998
Country  Belgium
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 13 March 1998
Selected entrant Melanie Cohl
Selected song "Dis oui"
Finals performance
Final result 6th, 122 points
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1997 1999►

Melanie Cohl represented Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 after winning the national final selection. Her song "Dis oui" was one of ten songs presented in the national final, which was held on 13 March 1998 at the RTBF studios in Brussels accompanied by the big orchestra of RTBF. Jean-Pierre Hautier hosted the event, and the winner was selected by televoting for the first time.

Result of National Final

Draw Song Artist Televotes Place
1 Rien Qu'Une Passagère Alexis 2661 5
2 Ferme La Porte Á Tes Larmes Betty 1761 7
3 Dans Quel Monde Valérie Buggea 1131 10
4 Ton Image Curt Close 2503 6
5 Dis oui Melanie Cohl 15424 1
6 Pour T'Entendre Encore Alain Colard & Sabrine 2700 4
7 Ma Séduction Maira 1217 9
8 Ils Sont Là Les Mas 11021 2
9 Tant Besoin De Toi Dida Robbert 1227 8
10 Tu Es Libre Manon Selyn 4831 3

At Eurovision

Melanie Cohl performed 20th in the running order on the night of the contest. "Dis oui" went on place 6th with 122 points. It was the first time Belgium finished in the Top 10 since their victory in 1986.

Points Awarded by Belgium[1]

12 points  Netherlands
10 points  Israel
8 points  Malta
7 points  Germany
6 points  United Kingdom
5 points  Croatia
4 points  Norway
3 points  Spain
2 points  Cyprus
1 point  Portugal

References

External links

  • Belgian National Final page

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