The 2018 Belarusian Eurovision hopeful Alekseev travelled to Lisbon recently in order to film his Eurovision postcard.
The delegations and participants of the 43 participating countries at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be travelling to Portugal prior to the contest in order to film their respective presentation postcards. Each artist will be portrayed in an activity or a challenge.
The postcards will showcase the beauty of Portugal and will portray the Eurovision artists enjoying the sights and sounds of the host country.
The presentation postcards serve as a massive platform for the host country to promote its tourism and showcase itself on a global scale as millions of viewers tune in to watch Europe’s favorite television show. The Eurovision Song Contest reaches households beyond Europe, from Australia to Argentina, from China to New Zealand, from USA to India etc.
The Belarusian postcard
The Belarusian postcard has been filmed in Lisbon and will depict Alekseev visiting Praça de Comercio, one of the most iconic spots in the Portuguese capital.
We will see the 2018 Belarusian Eurovision hopeful passing through the Cais das Colunas and climbing up the Rua Augusta Arch and admiring Lisbon’s aerial view from its viewpoint.
Alekseev hails from Ukraine and has gained much name, fame and recognition at home. He was crowned the winner of the 2018 Belarusian national final and will represent Belarus at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with his entry Forever.
Belarus in Eurovision
Belarus debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and is yet to win the competition.
The country achieved its best placing in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007 when Koldun placed 6th in Helsinki with Work your magic. The country has only qualified 5 times in its 14 year history in Eurovision.
Belarus will compete in the First Semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest on 8 May in Lisbon.