Laura Tesoro to Eurovision for Belgium

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The 19-year-old Laura Tesoro has won the final of eurosong 2016 . With the song What’s the Pressure they convinced the ten European juries and also the One-viewer, in both rounds of voting. Tom Frantzis finished second with his song I’m Not Lost. (Photo: Philip Houtermans)

After three Sunday nights on One is the final verdict cases. In the final if European professional juries and the One viewer at first two super select finalists, from which only the winner was allowed to the public. Flemish Prime Minister Geert Bourgeois was allowed to disclose the name of the winner. From the Golden envelope came the redemptive name: that of Laura Tesoro.

The full final results of eurosong 2016, with the two super finalists identified by a Q ( qualified or’s ‘ posted ‘):

# Artist Number Jury Public Total Q?
1 Adil A In Our Nature 79 80 159
2 Laura Tesoro What’s the Pressure 107 120 227 Q
3 Tom Frantzis I’m Not Lost 100 100 200 Q
4 Astrid Ann Dela Torre Everybody Aches 65 60 125
5 Amaryllis Uitterlinden Kick the Habit 79 70 149

In the table below, you can see the points sorted by European countries jury back. The countries are listed in order of votes during the voting and are labeled with the official ISO country code. Successively, it is a question of Sweden, Azerbaijan, Latvia, France, Greece, Netherlands, Ireland and the United Kingdom, Montenegro, Hungary. Six out of ten juries opted for What’s the Pressure, while the other four still opted for runner-up I’m Not Lost.

Jury results SE AZ GR LV FR NL GB ME IE HU
Adil A 8 10 7 8 7 10 8 7 7 7
Laura Tesoro 10 8 10 12 12 12 7 12 12 12
Tom Frantzis 12 12 12 10 10 8 12 8 8 8
Astrid Ann Dela Torre 6 6 8 7 8 6 6 6 6 6
Amaryllis Uitterlinden 7 7 6 6 6 7 10 10 10 10

Laura Tesoro will represent Belgium in one of the two semifinals of the Eurovision Song Contest by 2016. Held on Tuesday 10 and Thursday 12 May. The final will take place on Saturday May 14. On Monday 25 January is in Stockholm determined which country in which semi-final.

The 61st Edition of the Eurovision song contest takes place in the Globen Arena, in the Swedish capital Stockholm. Måns Zelmerlöw, last year’s winner with Heroes, presents together with Petra Fellow, who has already the 2013 Edition of solo.

Laura’s biography can be found on our Belgian candidates page, and the winning performance in the final you can (re) view: