Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov.19 / Trend, E.Mehdiyev /
Belgian representative for "Eurovision 2012" Song Contest has been determined.
It has just been announced that Laura van den Bruel (aka Iris) will represent Belgium at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Belgian VRT TV channel reported on Friday.
Originating from Herentals, Van den Bruel is, at the tender age of just 16, the youngest artist ever chosen by VRT to represent Belgium. Currently her song Wonderful is topping the Belgian charts and has been doing so for five weeks now.
Spokesman Björn Verdoodt said, "VRT will approach a number of songwriters and ask them to write a song for Iris". The next few months will be spent preparing her for one of the biggest music competitions in the world.
Azerbaijani duo Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal (Ell / Nikki) with their pop-ballad "Running Scared" won the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.