Sandra Kim

Sandra Kim (born 15 October 1972 Saint- Nicolas- Montegnée, Belgium; actually Sandra Caldarone ) is a Walloon singer of Italian descent who the Euro Vision Song Contest, won in Bergen, Norway on 3 May 1986. This was the only victory for Belgium so far in this competition.


Sandra Kim began at the age of seven years with the singing. Her talent was discovered when she participated in the age of eleven in a singing competition in Tilleur. As a singer for the group Musiclub she appeared with the song Ami Ami on the competition L' ambrogino d' oro in Milan. Six months later, she was selected for Belgium as a participant for the Euro Vision Song Contest 1986.

At the time of their victory in the contest she was only 13 years old, although it in the lyrics of J'aime la vie ( " I love life " ) which sings, " to be only 15" and her birth year initially stated, by 1970. Sandra Kim was the youngest ever winner of the competition. No national jury she had no point. The second-placed Switzerland sensed the chance to get the win and lay still (unsuccessfully) to object to the standings. Only in 1990 the minimum age of participants was set at 16 years. On the single sold in Germany by J'aime la vie is located on the B- side of the English version of the winning song ( Crazy Of Life ).

When Euro Vision Song Contest 1987 presented in Brussels together with Viktor Lazlo the Irish singer Johnny Logan the price of victory.

Later, Kim also worked as a presenter on Belgian television.

Your 1994 contracted marriage with her childhood friend was divorced in 1995. Since 2001 she has married again.


1986 published, which consists of Elvis Peeters and Fred anxiety Belgian Rockmusikduo De Bange Konijnen ( German " The cowards" ) a satirical song entitled Shit, Ik ben verliefd op Sandra Kim ( " Shit, I 'm in love with Sandra Kim " ), the because of its salacious text and the mention of the former Belgian Prime Minister Wilfried Martens caused a stir ( quote: " Lekker stuk van Veertien años, Heel / Europe much voor hair / voor de beeldbuis kwam men klaar / Zelfs premier Martens deed het maar. . " German about: . " Pretty thing of fourteen, / the whole of Europe it fell to the feet / front of the screen they had orgasms / even Premier Martens did it. " )


  • J'aime la vie (1986, French) ( D # 50, A # 6, CH # 29, F # 21, NL # 2, S # 15)
  • Bien dans ma peau (1988, French)
  • Balance tout (1991, French) / Met open ogen (1991, Flemish)
  • Les Sixties (1993, French) / Sixties (1993, Flemish)
  • Onvergetelijk (1997, Flemish)
  • Heel diep in mijn hard (1998, Flemish)
  • Make Up (2011, English & French )