Fleur de liberté

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Belgium "Fleur de liberté"
Eurovision Song Contest 1974 entry
Country Belgium
Artist(s) Jacques Hustin
Language French
Composer(s) Jacques Hustin
Lyricist(s) Franck F. Gérald
Conductor Pierre Chiffre
Finals performance
Final result 9th
Final points 10
Appearance chronology
◄ "Baby, Baby" (1973)   
"Gelukkig zijn" (1975) ►

"Fleur de liberté" (English translation: "Flower of liberty") was the Belgian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1974, performed in French by Jacques Hustin.

The song was performed eleventh on the night (following Monaco's Romuald with "Celui qui reste et celui qui s'en va" and preceding the Netherlands' Mouth & MacNeal with "I See A Star"). At the close of voting, it had received 10 points, placing 9th out of a field of 17.

Hustin also recorded an English-language version of the song, entitled "Freedom for the Man".

It was succeeded as Belgian representative in the 1975 Contest by Ann Christy singing "Gelukkig zijn".

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