Alekseev has revealed the dates and locations for his promotional tour ahead of the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Alekseev will be travelling across Europe over the next two months as the singer announces his promotional tour. Among the countries that the singer will be visiting are Estonia, Moldova and Russia. Israel, Lithuania, Estonia and Spain will all be able to vote for Belarus in the first semi-final.
The dates are as follows:
- 31 March – Moscow, Russia
- 06 April – Tallinn, Estonia
- 07 April – Vilnius, Lithuania
- 10 April – Tel Aviv, Israel
- 14 April – Amsterdam, Netherlands
- 21 April – Madrid, Spain
- 27 April – Chisinau, Moldova
Alekseev won the Belarusian selection process topping both the public and jury voting. The singer rose to fame having participated in the Voice of Ukraine and has gone on to be a rising star in Ukraine and the CIS. He had originally entered the Ukrainian selection process for Eurovision 2018, before withdrawing and opting to try and represent Belarus instead.
He will be performing “Forever” for Belarus in Lisbon. The song has received approval from the European Broadcasting Union to be able to take part in the contest in May.
Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest
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. Their most recent entrant, IVAN, finished in 12th place in his semi-final and was 21 points away from qualification. Belarus’ best result in the contest came in 2007 when Dmitry Koldun finished 6th in the final with a total of 145 points. In total Belarus has qualified for the Eurovision final five times in fourteen attempts.