Belgium is the first country to reveal its artist for Eurovision 2024.
Thomas Mustin (better known as Mustii) will fly the Belgian flag in Eurovision 2024 in Sweden.
He was internally selected by RTBF (French-speaking national broadcaster).
Mustii is a 32 year-old Belgian author, composer, singer and actor.
So far, he has released 2 successful albums.
In 2018, he released his debut album, “21st Century Boy“.
In 2022, he released his 2nd album, “It’s Happening Now”.
Both albums peaked at the top 5 of the local charts.
Mustii has also a rich experience in acting. He appeared in the theatre, TV and Netflix productions.
He has participated in the films and production in the French TV as well.
He was a judge at “Drag Race Belgique”, where he will be also next season.
You can listen to some fo his songs:
In 2019, he released the song “Blind”:
In 2022, he released the song “Shame”:
You can watch his reaction here:
Belgium at Eurovision
As for Belgium, there are 2 national broadcasters:
- RTBF – French-speaking Community of Belgium
- VRF – Flemish Community of Belgium
The two broadcasters rotate selection for the Eurovision Song Contest each year.
For example, in the years 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022 it was RTBF‘s responsibility to lead Eurovision participation. Meanwhile, in the years 2014, 2016, 201
Therefore, this year RTBF leads the selection process for the country.
Traditionally, RTBF prefers to select the artist and song internally (as they did in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, 2022). This will probably be the selection process for Eurovision 2024 as well.
Last year, VRF held the national selection “Belgium Eurosong 2023” with 7 artists.
Gustaph won “Belgium Eurosong 2023″ and therefore were set to represent Belgium at Eurovision 2023.
He performed the song “Because of You” and ended0up 7th in the final with a total of 182 points
So far, the list of countries that have confirmed participation in Eurovision 2024 includes: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Israel, Moldova, Estonia, Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Spain, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Malta, Serbia, Switzerland, Azerbaijan, and Lithuania.
Relying on this statement, the United Kingdom will also participate in the contest.
Eurovision 2024 will be held in Malmö,Sweden.
The semi-final will be held on the 7th and 9th of May 2024, and the grand final will be held on the 11h of May 2024