Belgium decided to host an alternative Eurovision event, given the fact that this year's European Song Contest was canceled due to the pandemic of coronavirus. RTBF TV company offers fans to evaluate the list of 20 Eurovision winners of all times and choose Top 10.
Ukraine's only winning song so far (at Eurovision 2004, - 112 International), Wild Dances by Ruslana Lyzhychko will represent Ukraine during this alternative contest.
The voting will be performed online. The viewers will be able to vote by this link on the RTBF web site. The voters will have a change to win the CD record with the songs of this year's Eurovision ESC. The album is due to appear in May.
The broadcast is scheduled for May 14, Eurovisionworld web site reports.
The full list of competitors is as follows:
Austria 2014 – Rise Like a Phoenix (Conchita Wurst)
Belgium 1986 – J'aime La Vie (Sandra Kim)
Finland 2006 – Hard Rock Hallelujah (Lordi)
France 1977 – L'oiseau Et L'enfant (Marie Myriam)
Germany 2010 – Satellite (Lena)
Ireland 1987 – Hold Me Now (Johnny Logan)
Israel 1998 – Diva (Dana International)
Israel 2018 – Toy (Netta)
Luxembourg 1965 – Poupée De Cire, Poupée De Son (France Gall)
Netherlands 1975 – Ding-A-Dong (Teach-In)
Norway 2009 – Fairytale (Alexander Rybak)
Portugal 2017 – Amar Pelos Dois (Salvador Sobral)
Sweden 1974 – Waterloo (ABBA)
Sweden 2012 – Euphoria (Loreen)
Sweden 2015 – Heroes (Måns Zelmerlöw)
Switzerland 1988 – Ne Partez Pas Sans Moi (Céline Dion)
Ukraine 2004 – Wild Dances (Ruslana)
United Kingdom 1967 – Puppet On a String (Sandie Shaw)
United Kingdom 1976 – Save Your Kisses From Me (Brotherhood of Man)
United Kingdom 1981 – Making Your Mind Up (Bucks Fizz)
Ruslana's Wild Dances brought Ukraine the only victory in Eurovision so far. In the final stage of Eurovision 2004 in Istanbul, the Ukrainian singer finished first with 280 points.
As is known, the large-scale alternative event, Europe Shine A Light will be held in Rotterdam; 46 countries will be broadcasting it live.