Alana Dante (real name Christel Hoogewijs, born 1 December 1969) is a
Alana started her professional career in 1997 with a dance version of Céline Dion’s song «Think Twice».
Her big breakthrough was with her 1998 hit «Take me for a ride». Her next single «The Life of the Party» became an even bigger hit. In 1999 Dante won the third semifinal of the Belgian selections for the Eurovision Song Contest with the single «Get ready for the Sunsand»