BTRC the national broadcaster of Belarus has confirmed their participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Belarus will compete in next years Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. The broadcaster today submitted the paperwork required to compete in next years Eurovision Song Contest according to Sputnik.by. Sputnik reports that Belarus plans once again to hold a national selection process for Eurovision.
Belarus debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and has made it to the final on four occasions. For the past two years Belarus has failed to make it through to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, this year IVAN finished 12th in the second semi final, 21 points away from qualification.
To date a total of 30 countries are reported to have either confirmed their participation in next years contest, or stated their interest in competing in Kyiv. To date 12 countries from last years contest have yet to publicly state their decision on Eurovision participation, while Bosnia & Herzegovina is looking likely to withdraw.