Belarus final the 7th of December
For the rest of this weekend, Belteleradio Company, the broadcaster of Belarus, is receiving applications for their national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, In the meantime, they've set the date of their final on the 7th of December, so Belarus will, presumably, become the first known entry of the 2013 Contest.
In our recent article about Belarus plans for 2013, we told you how the country would pick their entry by the end of this year. Now their broadcaster has announced that the date of the final is the 7th of December.
Prior to this, artists and/or autors can apply for participation until Monday the 22nd of October (inclusive) to the following address:
- BTRC, 220807 Minsk, ul Makaenka 9.
All applications stamped within the deadline will be considered. After this, a preliminary audition of the participants in front of the expert juries will take place on the 31st of October 2012. Then, a semi-final will take place on the 16th of November 2012 with maximum fifteen artists. The five winners of that semi-final will make it to the Final on the 7th of December.
As mentioned in our recent participant article, Belarus first participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004. Their best result to date was a 6th place in 2007 with Koldun's Work Your Magic. This year Litesound participated in the Second Semi-Final in Baku with the song We Are The Heroes.