Naviband will be announcing the results of the Belarusian jury during the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Naviband who represented Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine will be revealing the results of the Belarusian jury. The husband and wife duo who performed “Story of My Life”, were the first act to perform in Belarusian at the Eurovision Song Contest. They went on to finish in 17th place in the final with a total of 83 points.
Alekseev will represent Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. He 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 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. 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.