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Belarus at the Eurovision Song Contest

Belarus’ participation in the Eurovision Song Contest and playing host to the 2010 Junior Eurovision Song Contest are among the most significant events in the cultural life of Belarus.

Belarus’ entries in Eurovision

Belarus has been participating in the International Eurovision Song Contest since 2004.  In different years Belarus was represented by:

  • Aleksandra & Konstantin (2004), My Galileo, 9th in the semi-final
  • Angelica Agurbash (2005), Love Me Tonight, 13th in the semi-final
  • Polina Smolova (2006), Mum, 22 nd  in the semi-final
  • Dmitry Koldun (2007), Work Your Magic, 6th in the  final
  • Ruslan Alekhno (2008), Hasta La Vista, 17th in the semi-final
  • Petr Elfimov (2009), Eyes That Never Lie, 13th in the semi-final
  • The band "3+2" (2010), Butterflies, 24th in the final
  • Anastasia Vinnikova (2011), I Love Belarus, 14th in the semi-final
  • The band ''Litesound'' (2012), We Are The Heroes, 16th in the semi-final
  • Alyona Lanskaya (2013), Solayoh, 16th in the final
  • Yuri Vashchuk (Teo) (2014), Cheesecake, 16th in the final
  • Uzari & Maimuna (2015), Time, 12th in the semi-final
  • IVAN (2016), Help You Fly, 12th in the semi-final
  • NAVIBAND (2017), Story of My Life, 17th in the final

In January 2013 Litesound was announced the best performer of the last ten years by fans and journalists covering the Eurovision Song Contest. The Belarusian band won the 6th edition of’s Eurostar Award.

Belarus’ national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest

The national selection for the International Eurovision Song Contest is held in Belarus every year. The Belarusian national broadcaster BTRC and the ONT have been the organizers of this song contest.

Belarus at Eurovision 2016 in Stockholm (Sweden)

Belarus was represented by winner of the national selection the singer IVAN (Alexander Ivanov) who performed in the second semi-final (12 May) with the entry How to Fly.

Belarus at Eurovision 2017 in Kiev (Ukraine)

The indie pop duo Naviband of Artyom Lukyanenko and Ksenia Zhuk won the national selection for Eurovision 2017 with a Belarusian-language song Story of My Life. 

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