Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003

Eurovision Song Contest 2003
Country  Belgium
National selection
Selection process Internal Selection
Selected entrant Urban Trad
Selected song "Sanomi"
Finals performance
Final result 2nd, 165 points
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest

Belgium participated at the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 in Riga, Latvia. This was the first Walloon participation since the 2000 contest.

Belgium internally selected Urban Trad to represent them, singing in an imaginary language for the first time in the contest's history.

At Eurovision

Urban Trad received 165 points, placing second and giving Belgium their best result since their win in 1986.

Points Awarded by Belgium[1]

12 points  Turkey
10 points  Spain
8 points  Netherlands
7 points  Russia
6 points  Norway
5 points  Poland
4 points  Sweden
3 points  Iceland
2 points  Austria
1 point  Ireland
Pts. Voting nation
12  Spain,  France,  Poland,
10  Ireland,  Bosnia and Herzegovina,  Netherlands,  Ukraine,  Latvia,
8  Israel,  Greece,  Estonia,  Romania,
7  Iceland,  Turkey,
6  Portugal,  Germany,
5  United Kingdom,
4  Austria,
3  Cyprus,  Russia,  Norway,  Slovenia,
0  Malta,  Croatia,


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