It was previously announced that 49 acts had been selected to take part in the audition stage of the Belarusian selection. The auditions have now taken place, with a total of 12 acts to continue through to the televised selection.
An expert panel selected the 12 participants based off their live auditions. Here are the 12 artists:
Anastasiya Glamozda – Burning again
Darya Khmelnitskaya – On Fire
AURA – Барані сваё
VAL – Да вiдна
Angelika Pushnova – True Love
NAPOLI – Dоn’t let me down
Sasha Zakharik – Rocky Road
KeyCi – Chili Pepper
Yan Yaroche – Fire
Anastasiya Razvadovskaya – Hello
CHAKRAS – La-ley-la
Anastasiya Malashkevich – Invisible
There has been no official date set for the selection, although it will take place no later than March 6th. Unlike last year, the public vote will be reinstated, with 50% televote and 50% jury vote to be used to select the winner. In the case of a tie, the jury vote will take preference.