Belarus: National final in January-Song Submission kicks off

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 2,747 views

BTRC, the Belarusian national broadcaster has announced today that the 2014 Belarusian Eurovision entry will be selected via a national final, scheduled to be held in Minsk in early January.

The Belarusian broadcaster has opened the submission period for artists and composers to send in their songs until November 24. More information will be released in due course.

BTRC has revealed that 10-15 acts will be competing in the 2014 Belarusian Eurovision national final. The 2014 Belarusian Eurovision entry and representative will be selected via a mixed jury/televoting deliberation. Ms Olga Shlager will be yet again be in charge of the Belarusian national selection, having organized the 2013 Belarusian Eurovision national selection.

Gennady Davydko, the Chairperson of Belteleradiocompany has announced today: The final will be held in early January. The detailed information about the contest can be found at the Russian section of our site. The last day of accepting the applications is November 24.

Earlier this month BTRC confirmed to that Belarus will participate at the forthcoming  2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen next May.

Belarus debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and is yet to win the event. The country’s best result in the contest was in 2007 with Koldun‘s Work your magic, when Belarus placed 6th.

Alyona Lanskaya represented Belarus at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest with Solayoh achieving a 16th place in the grand final.

The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Denmark on 6, 8, 10 May. Stay tuned to for the latest information on Belarus and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.