About seventy songs were submitted this year to the Cypriot broadcaster for the country's preselection for the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest. The first phase of the preselection takes place on 12th December when the 10 finalists will be selected by the RIK appointed jury.
On Saturday 12th December, a seven- member jury appointed by RIK will decide which ten out of the 70 entries received by the broadcaster will proceed to the Cypriot final.
The 2010 Cypriot final will take place on 7th February at the RIK 3 studios. The show will be broadcast live at 20.15 CET from RIK 1, RIK SAT. Like every year, live streaming will also be provided by CyBC.