The Belarusian national broadcaster has this evening launched its search for the nations entrant in Junior Eurovision 2019.
BTRC the national broadcaster of Belarus has opened the submissions window for their selection for Junior Eurovision 2019. From today until August 15 singers aged between 9 and 14 can apply to represent Belarus at this years contest in Poland.
Belarus’ representative at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 will once again be selected via live national final. The winner being selected by a combination of public televote and jury voting. The national final will take place no later than September 27. Interest singers can apply online here.
Belarus was represented by Daniel Yastremski and the song “Time” at Junior Eurovision 2018, which was held in Minsk. The nation finished 11th overall scoring a total of 114 points. Belarus was 10th in the jury vote with 61 points and 10th in the online vote with 53 points. This was the first time that Belarus has placed outside of the top ten since 2004 when they finished 14th.
Belarus debuted at the first edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003, and have been present at every contest since. To date, Belarus have won the contest twice – first in 2005 with Ksenia Sitnik and her song “My Vmeste”, which received 149 points, and the second time in 2007 with Alexey Zhigalkovich and his song “S Druz’yami”, which received a total of 137 points. Their worst entry came from Egor Volchek and his song “Spjavajtse So Mnoj” in 2004, which received only 9 points. Belarus have placed in the top 3 a total of 5 times to date.