Belarus 2015: more than 100 entries; listen to snippets
MINSK, BELARUS – BTRC has finished accepting applications for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. As a representative of the European Broadcasting Union, the main media holding of the country organizes the national selection round and will prepare the Belarusian party to the international song contest.
Not only Belarusians themselves, but also singers from Russia and Ukraine are willing to represent our country at “Eurovision”. It is also reported that the broadcaster got more than 100 submissions.
Svetlana Smolonskaya-Kraskovskaya, the spokesperson of the BTRC: “This year, we traditionally invite everyone for the auditions, including press so that everyone could see the applicants, make their own conclusions and see whether their view will match the selection of the professional jury. Auditions will be held at BTRC.”
The next phase of the project is live auditions on December, 4 and 5. The compositions will be assessed by the jury, no more than 15 applicants will be allowed for the final. Live broadcast of the final gala concert will be held on TV channels “Belarus 1” and “Belarus 24” on December, 26.
CLAIMED PARTICIPANTS FOR BELARUS 2015 NF
Milki – My accent (produced and penned by Alexander Rybak)
Misters – I want you to dance
Inzhir – Go on, Baby
Switter Boys – Ice-n-ice (participants in Eurofest 2014)
Gunesh – I believe in a miracle (participating for 6th time)
Anna Shalyutina – Lines
Anita Kurkachi – Alive
Yuzari and Maymunah – Time (Yuzari participated in Eurofest 2012)
Ales Boyarsky and Yuri Artemiev – I lost you
Napoli – My dreams (participated in Eurofest 2014)