Category Archives: BELARUS

TEO & ALEXANDER RYBAK April 19

VIDEO / GALLERY: TEO’S FAREWELL PARTY

MINSK, BELARUS – A big Eurovision pre-party was organized in Minsk, Belarus to wish good luck to Teo. The party was organized in a manner of a Malchishnik (bachelor) party (according to Belarusian tradition) and was the biggest Eurovision party organized in Belarus so far. There were more than 85 famous guests who attended the […]

ALEXANDER RYBAK April 18

RYBAK READY TO HELP BELARUS 2015

OSLO, NORWAY – Eurovision 2009 winner is going to be involved in the Belarusian selection for Eurovision 2015, portal belta.by reported. Rybak himself said to the press during his meeting with Minister of Culture, Boris Svetlov. “I am ready to help the Belarussian participant of ESC 2015. I want to help the Belarussian representative to […]

ILYA VOLKOV 01 March 07

JESC 2014: BELARUS CALLS FOR SONGS

MINSK, BELARUS – To apply for the Junior Eurovision national qualifying round, participants should be residing in Belarus for more than two and a half years and be 10-15 years old. Songs submitted for the contest should be in Belarusian or Russian languages. The application deadline is June 9. This year’s Junior Eurovision will be […]

Pavel Potashnikov - www.potashnikov.com March 06

MAKE A COVER VERSION FOR TEO AND WIN

MINSK, BELARUS – Teo’s come up with a competition, with the support of TV station BTRC. Do your own unique cover version of his song for Belarus, ‘Cheesecake,’ and send the audio or video before the 17th of March to: teo.cover@gmail.com.  The rules are few – you must be over eighteen years old; the song […]

TEO February 24

BELARUS 2014: BACK IN TIME FOR TEO

MINSK, BELARUS – The tables turned on Teo last night when he hosted a group of singing grandmothers from the village of Opchin in the Lyubansk area, collectively known as ‘Pavalyaki.’ They were the main attraction on his TV show ‘Наперад у мiнулае’ (Forward to the Past), but were reversing the normal pattern of the […]

ALYONA LANSKAYA February 15

ALYONA BELIEVES TEO CAN WIN ESC 2014

MINSK, BELARUS – Last year’s representative of Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest Alyona Lanskaya shared the secrets of her successful performance at Belteleradiocompany’s online conference today. The singer believes Yuri Vashchuk (TEO) will achieve great results in Copenhagen by working with a professional team. By the way, TEO has recently met with heads of […]

TEO February 12

EUROSTARS PERFORM ICE HOKEY WORLD CUP THEME

MINSK, BELARUS – Hockey is very popular in northern Europe. This year, the world cup will be held in Belarus. So as every big competition need it’s anthem, there was no surprise this time. To make things interesting, Ice Hockey Federation of the Republic of Belarus has organized a special competition for the best song. […]

TEO January 21

EXCLUSIVE: TEO SPEAKS TO OIKOTIMES.COM

MINSK, BELARUS – The team of oikotimes.com is honoured with the first web interview of Teo (Yuri Vashchuk) the winner of Belarusian national final 2014 and his country’s representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with the song “Cheesecake”. Here is what we found out about his and his Eurovision plans. First of all congratulation […]

BELARUS BTRC January 13

BTRC RESPONDS TO ALLEGATIONS

MINSK, BELARUS – Will there be someday a Belarussian selection without drama or presidential intervention ? The answer is yes, maybe, but not in 2014. Last Friday the Belarussian selection show took place and TEO with his « so so » song « Cheesecake » was chosen to fly the Belarussian flag in Copenhagen. The […]

TEO January 11

TEO: I PREFER NOT TO CHANGE SONG

MINSK, BELARUS – Despite the surprise amongst the Eurofans for the chosen song from Belarus, Teo (aka Yuri Vashchuk) is thrilled with the decision of the jury and the viewers. “Cheesecake” was the most voted by the viewers last night in Minsk and tied with the jury winner Max Lawrence & DiDjuLja. The jury voted […]

TEO January 10

BELARUS 2014: TEO TO COPENHAGEN

MINSK, BELARUS – Αfter 14 acts presented tonight in Belarus and a marathon of interval acts we have the winner of the national final, the artist who will represent the country in Eurovision Song Contest 2014. It’s TEO with the song “Cheescake”. Not sure yet if the song will be the actual Eurovision entry but […]

BELARUS BTRC January 10

LIVE: BELARUS DECIDES 2014

MINSK, BELARUS – Welcome to the Belarusian national selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2014. 14 acts will compete tonight and along with the jury votes, the public will decide the winner and final representative for Copenhagen. It is almost sure though that the song for Eurovision 2014 will be decided later on most likely. HOW […]

BELARUS 2014 ESC EUROFEST STAGE January 08

EUROFEST 2014: RUNNING ORDER DECIDED

MINSK, BELARUS – An hour ago, all the participants of the project gathered at Belteleradiocompany to determine the performance order and hold rehearsals in the 600 Studio. In total, 14 finalists will compete for the right to represent our country at the Eurovision – 2014 in Denmark. The show will be opened by Natalia Tamelo […]

BELARUS BTRC January 06

EYM 2014: BELARUS NOT ENTERING

MINSK, BELARUS – Belarusian national broadcaster informed oikotimes.com that the country will not participate in the 2014 edition of Eurovision Young Musicians in Cologne, Germany. Belarus entered the competition in 2010 and participated also in 2012. In 2010 Ivan Karizna performed with her cello in Austria while Alexandra Denisenya participated in 2012 in Austria again […]

BELARUS BTRC January 05

EUROFEST 2014: HOSTS & GUESTS

MINSK, BELARUS – BTRC is gearing up for the grand final of Eurofest 2014 through which the country will decide it’s representative to the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 although the song entry will be decided later on. Alyona Lanskaya (2013) and Polina Smolova (2006), Gunesh and Alexander Solodukha will perform as guests in the 2014 […]

ALYONA LANSKAYA December 29

VIDEO: ALYONA LANSKAYA – SPEAK

MINSK, BELARUS – Beautiful Alyona Lanskaya, who represented Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013, has just released a brand new song, in two versions, called « Speak » in English, and « Спит » (sleeps) in Russian. This track is included in her debut album «Solayoh». Last year, in Malmö, Alyona achieved a respectable […]

ALEXEY GROSS December 05

EUROFEST 2014: ALEXEY GROSS WITHDRAWS

MINSK, BELARUS – It seems that Alexey Gross is withdrawing from the Eurofest 2014, the national final through which Belarus will initially decide it’s artist for Eurovision Song Contest 2014. Alexey was suppose to participate with the song “If I could do it all again” composed for Marc Paelinck. The song is copyrighted under the […]

BELARUS 2012 ESC EUROFEST STAGE December 04

EUROFEST 2014: FIRST BIDS AVAILABLE

MINSK, BELARUS – BTRC, the Belarusian broadcater who is holding a new edition of Eurofest to select its entrant for Copenhagen, released the list of finalists days ago. Since then, some bidders have started to promote themselves on YouTube : Alina Moshchenko Alexey Gross Artem Mikhalenko more to come… It’s important to keep in mind […]

BELARUS BTRC November 29

EUROFEST 2014: ARTISTS & DATE ANNOUNCED

MINSK, BELARUS – The finalists of the national selection round of Eurovision 2014 International Song Contest defined. The names of the contestants were announced by the professional jury following the results of the auditions held on November 28-29. The following contestants got into the final 01. Matvei Bondarenko 02. Yuri Vashchuk 03. Alexey Gross 04. […]