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07:47 National Triple Play

18:59 Eurovision News

23:48 Special Guest

47:32 Fan Favourite

The Netherlands has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 62 times since making its debut as one of the seven countries at the first contest in 1956. The country has missed only four contests, twice because the dates coincided with Remembrance of the Dead (1985, 1991) and twice because of being relegated due to poor results the previous year (1995 and 2002). They hosted the contest in Hilversum (1958), Amsterdam (1970), twice in The Hague (1976 and 1980) and Rotterdam (2020[a], 2021). They have won the contest five times, with Corry Brokken (1957), Teddy Scholten (1959), Lenny Kuhr in a four-way tie (1969), Teach-In (1975) and Duncan Laurence (2019). The country’s other top five results are Sandra and Andres fourth (1972), Mouth and MacNeal third (1974), Maggie MacNeal fifth (1980), Marcha fifth (1987), Edsilia Rombley fourth (1998), and second with The Common Linnets (2014). The Netherlands finished last in 1958, 1962, 1963, 1968, and in the second semifinal in 2011. After the introduction of the semi-finals in 2004, the Netherlands failed to reach the final for eight years in a row from 2005 to 2012, but has since reached eight of the last nine finals.

This Weeks Highlights

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Laura Tesoro

Special Guest

Laura Tesoro is a Belgian singer and actress. She represented Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song 'What's the Pressure' and is also known for portraying Charlotte on the Flemish soap opera Familie.

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We Are Domi

Fan Favourite

We Are Domi is a Czech-Norwegian electropop band formed in Leeds, United Kingdom in 2016. The band represented the Czech Republic in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with the song 'Lights Off'.

Anouk 2013 Netherlands

Anouk represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden, with the song “Birds”. Her song made it to the final – the first time since 2004 for the Netherlands, finished 9th with 114 points, and scored her another big domestic hit.

Track List

1InvincibleCarola2006 Sweden
2Europe’s Living A CelebrationRosa2002 Spain
3Sing Me A SongBernadette1983 Netherlands
4Without YouRe-Union2004 Netherlands
5BirdsAnouk2013 Netherlands
6Chain Of LightsAnita Simoncini & Michele Perniola2015 San Marino
7What’s The PressureLaura Tesoro2016 Belgium
8We HereLaura Tesoro2022 Non Contest
9Per LuciaRiccardo Fogli1983 Italy
10Lights OffWe Are Domi2022 Czech Republic
11When We’re OldIeva Zasimauskaite2018 Lithuania
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