Two semi-finals with nine songs in each were held on 1 and 8 February, with only the winning song going forward to the final. Details of participating songs are not currently known, nor how the winner was chosen. The final on 15 February was a head-to-head between "Hou toch van mij" and "Levenssymphonie" by Jo Leemans, with the former being declared the winner.
On the night of the final Benny performed last in the running order, following the United Kingdom. Voting was by 10-member national juries with each member awarding 1 point to his/her favourite song. At the close of the voting "Hou toch van mij" had received 9 points (3 from Germany, 2 from Denmark and the United Kingdom and 1 from Monaco and the Netherlands), placing Belgium joint 6th (with Italy) of the 11 entries.