Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest 1972

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Eurovision Song Contest 1972
Country  Belgium
National selection
Selection process Eurosong
Selection date(s) 15 February 1972
Selected entrant Serge & Christine Ghisoland
Selected song "À la folie ou pas du tout"
Finals performance
Final result 17th, 55 points
Belgium in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Belgium was represented by Serge & Christine Ghisoland, with the song '"À la folie ou pas du tout", at the 1972 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in Edinburgh on 25 March. "À la folie ou pas du tout" was the winner of the Belgian national final for the contest, held at the RTB studios in Brussels on 15 February. The Ghisolands had previously participated in the Belgian final in 1970.


The 1972 national final took place on 15 February, with the Ghisolands performing all ten songs. The winner was chosen by postcard and televoting, and the full rankings were announced.[1]

15 February 1972
Draw Song Place
1 À la folie ou pas du tout 1
2 "Derrière mes carreaux" 5
3 "Femme" 2
4 "Je t'aimerai encore plus fort" 7
5 "La rose" 8
6 "Marylin" 9
7 "Quand on se réveille" 6
8 "Tant que mon coeur" 4
9 "Un enfant" 10
10 "Vivre sans toi" 3

At Eurovision[edit]

On the night of the final the Ghisolands performed 16th in the running order, following Monaco and preceding eventual winner Luxembourg. The song seemed rather quaint and old-fashioned in comparison to many of the year's other entries, and at the close of the voting "À la folie ou pas du tout" had received 55 points, placing Belgium 17th of the 18 entries, ahead only of Malta.[2]

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