Belarus 2015: auditions live for the first time!
Vasil Dimitrov (Bulgaria)
MINSK, BELARUS – Belarus is gearing up for the national selection and BTRC is proudly organising maybe one of the best national final in the country’s history. They are happy of course because they received 110 submissions, a record number for the past three years since 83 and 85 entries submitted for the national selections of 2013 and 2014 respectively.
It’s the 60th Eurovision Song Contest edition and BTRC would also like to see the comments made by Eurofans. Therefore auditions set for December 4th and 5th will be aired live from BTRC Studio “600 Meters” in Minsk kicking off at 11:00 CET. On December 5th the finalists (which will be up to 15) will be decided and they will drawn for their order of appearance on December 7th.
Heading to national final of December 26th BTRC also announced the jury of the preliminary and final show: Alexander Tikhanovich (chairman of the jury) and Vasily Rainchik, head of the radio station “Radius FM”, Elena Treschinskaya from channel “Belarus 1” Olga Rizhikova, executive producer of TV channel “Belarus 1” Eugene Papkovich, music editor of the radio station “Radio Rocks” Andrew Holodinsky, Head of Arts and Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus Marianna Drabovich.