Belteleradiocompany (BTRC), Belarus’ national broadcaster, has begun looking for volunteers for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
BTRC, together with the Belarusian Republican Youth Union’s Dobroe Serdce (Kind Heart) volunteer organization, has opened up volunteer applications for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018, which is scheduled to be held on November 25 in Minsk. Volunteers will assist with the behind-the-scenes work on the contest, such as working with the visiting national delegations, the creative and technical teams, and with other logistical matters.
Those interested in volunteering must be Belarusian, between 18 and 31 years old, fluent in English, and have a pro-active attitude in life. The ability to speak more languages is welcomed. There are 100 positions available for volunteers.
Applications can be sent until August 4 via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or via the Dobroe Serdce VK page.
The 2018 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Minsk, Belarus after the country won the bidding process in 2017. Olga Salamankha, head of the Belarusian delegation, explained that Belarus was selected as the host for next years contest over other bids due to their long-term commitment to the competition.
The deadline for broadcasters to apply to join the contest was in late June. The following countries have been confirmed to participate:
- FYR Macedonia
Two singers have already been selected: Tamar Edillashvili won the national selection for Georgia, while Anna Filipchuk won in Russia with the song “Nepobedimy” (Invincible).
Ukraine and Cyprus have withdrawn from the competition, while Moldova, Romania, Switzerland, Slovenia, Sweden, Bulgaria, Lithuania, and Norway have said that they would not be returning to the contest. Albania and Australia have yet to announce their intentions for participation.