Belarus to choose Eurovision 2018 entrant on February 16

Belarus to choose Eurovision 2018 entrant on February 16

The name of the representative from Belarus at the international song contest Eurovision 2018 will be announced live on the TV channels Belarus 1 and Belarus 24 on February 16.

The final show will start at 22:15 Belarus time and will be broadcast from the 600 Meters studio. You can also watch it online at tvr.by. The radio station Radius FM (103.7 FM) will offer the live broadcast of the concert.

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According to the organizers, the show promises to be memorable and bright Both TV viewers and guests in the studio expect a lot of surprises from the quality of the picture to interesting graphic solutions that will undoubtedly impress the audience.

Besides the finalists, special guests will take part in the big concert, among them the NaviBand band, who represented Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, as well as the brightest artists of the current and last year's national selections: Violetta Baginskaya, Angelina Pipper, Ivan Zdonyuk, Anzhelika Pushnova, Elizaveta Muravyova, Iyul, Michael Soul, and the trio Beatrice.

Olga Ryzhikova and Teo will host the gala concert. Teo represented Belarus at Eurovision in 2014.

The official representative of Belarus at Eurovision 2018 in Lisbon (Portugal) will be determined during the broadcast of the final by a vote of the audience and a professional jury based on the classical formula of 50/50.

Traditionally, the winner will receive a special award - a stylized Eurovision heart.

The national qualifying round and the further preparation of the Belarusian participant for Eurovision 2018 is conducted by Belteleradiocompany as the only member of the European Broadcasting Union in Belarus.