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Justine Pelmelay (born 24 September 1958, Leiden) is a singer who represented the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1989. Her entry, "Blijf zoals je bent" (Stay the way you are) was placed fifteenth out of the 22 participating songs.[1] Pelmelay made another attempt at Eurovision in 2005 with the song "What you see is what you get" but it did not qualify for the Dutch national final.

Justine Pelmelay
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Justine Pelmelay in 2011
Background information
Born (1958-09-24) September 24, 1958 (age 60)
OriginLeiden, Netherlands

Pelmelay was in the Costa Concordia when it was involved in the disaster which happened on 14 January 2012.


  1. ^ "Netherlands 1989: Justine Pelmelay, "Blijf Zoals Je Bent"". Eurovision Song Contest. Retrieved 1 August 2010.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Gerard Joling
with "Shangri-La"
Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
with "Ik wil alles met je delen"