Belarus: BTRC confirms participation in Junior Eurovision 2020 and begins national selection process
BTRC, the Belarusian broadcaster, has confirmed the nation’s particiaption in Junior Eurovision 2020 participating countries and has start the search for the next JESC representative.
Belarus join the list of participating countries and has opened the submission period for this year’s national selection. According to the rules released all acts should submit their songs until August 15, while a group of experts will pick out not later than August 24, the 15 acts that will compete in the national final. The next Junior Eurovision representative will be selected either intenally via a professional jury until September 16 or through televised national final show that will take place bfore October 16.
Belarus in Junior Eurovision
Belarus took part for the first time in the contest in 2003. All of the country’s entries have achieved a top 10 placing except the ones in 2004 and 2018. The national managed to reach victory in 2005 and 2007. In 2018 Daniel Yastremski rerpesented the ex soviet state with his entry Time, which came 11th with 114 points.
Last year national final winner Elizaveta Misnikova represented the nation with her entry Pepelniy which came 11th with 92 points.