Belarus national broadcaster BTRC has chosen fifteen national finalists today.
After having received over 100 entries, a jury has chosen 15 to vie for Belarus’ spot on the Eurovision stage in Copenhagen. The 15 selected contestants are:
- Matvej Bondarenko
- Yuri Vashchuk
- Aleksey Gross (Update 12/8: Gross has been disqualified.)
- Max Lorens & DiDyuLya
- Anastasia Malashkevich
- Artem Mikhalenko
- Alina Moshchenko
- Natalja Odincova
- Jelena Sinyavskaja
- Natalja Tamelo
- Switter Boys
Those who follow the Belarus national finals may remember Daria, who took second in last year’s national final. Other familiar names on the list from last year’s selection Alexey Gross, Max Lorens, and the band Nuteki, whose entry will be their third chance to represent Belarus.
The Belarus national final will be held on 10 January, and will be broadcast live on Belarus 1.
Will Minsk send a winner this year? Will the eventual winner change their song before Eurovision again? Discuss in our Belarus 2014 forum!
Featured Image: The band Nuteki in their music video for their entry for the Belarusian National Final, “Save Me”, which got second place overall.