Netherlands in the Eurovision Dance Contest

The Netherlands took part in the first Eurovision Dance Contest in 2007. The couple representing the country was chosen on 4 August 2007. Alexandra Matteman & Redmond Valk won the televoting and the jury's votes and performed the Cha-Cha-Cha and Rumba in London. The Netherlands came twelfth after receiving 34 points from 7 countries. The Netherlands is one of only two countries never to finish in the top 10, the other being Sweden.

Member stationTROS
National selection eventsEurovision Dans Festival
Participation summary
First appearance2007
Best result12th, 2007
Worst resultLast, 2008
External links
Netherlands's page at

Due to poor results, the Netherlands withdrew from the planned Eurovision Dance Contest 2009 in Baku. The Third Eurovision Dance Contest has been cancelled indefinitely.[1]


Table key
  Second place
  Third place
  Last place
Year Couple Dances Place Points
2007 Alexandra Matteman and Redmond Valk Cha-Cha-Cha and Rumba 12 34
2008 Thomas Berge and Roemjana De Haan Rumba/Show Dance 14 1

Commentators and spokespersonsEdit

Year(s) Television commentator Dual television commentator Spokesperson
2007 Lucille Werner Cor van de Stroet Marcus van Teijlingen

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Granger, Anthony (29 May 2011). "What caused the death of the Eurovision Dance Contest?". Eurovoix.xom. Retrieved 22 June 2014.