Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest

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For Belarus' most recent participation, see Belarus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.
Belarus
Belarus
Member station BTRC
National selection events EuroFest (2004-2009, 2012-Present)
Internal Selection (2010-2011)
Appearances
Appearances 11 (4 finals)
First appearance 2004
Best result 6th: 2007
Worst result 22nd SF: 2006 SF
External links
BTRC page
Belarus's page at Eurovision.tv

Belarus has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest eleven times, debuting in 2004. The country entered the contest in the same year that semi-finals began to be used to determine who would compete in the final. Belarus has so far managed to qualify for the final four times: In 2007 with Dmitry Koldun, in 2010 with band 3+2, in 2013 with Alyona Lanskaya and in 2014 with Teo. After the 2009 edition Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko told that it was necessary to completely replace the current working team behind Belarus' Eurovision entry. Lukashenko pointed out his frustrations over divisions within the team. Alexander Rybak winner of the contest in 2009 representing Norway, said that he's interested to have a comeback as a composer for his birth country Belarus.[1]

Contestants[edit]

Table key
  Winner
  Second place
  Third place
  Last place
Year Artist Language Title Final Points Semi Points
2004 Aleksandra and Konstantin English "My Galileo" Failed to qualify 19 10
2005 Angelica Agurbash English "Love Me Tonight" Failed to qualify 13 67
2006 Polina Smolova English "Mum" Failed to qualify 22 10
2007 Dmitry Koldun English "Work Your Magic" 6 145 4 176
2008 Ruslan Alekhno English "Hasta La Vista" Failed to qualify 17 27
2009 Petr Elfimov English "Eyes That Never Lie" Failed to qualify 13 25
2010 3+2 English "Butterflies" 24 18 9 59
2011 Anastasia Vinnikova English "I Love Belarus" Failed to qualify 14 45
2012 Litesound English "We Are the Heroes" Failed to qualify 16 35
2013 Alyona Lanskaya English "Solayoh" 16 48 7 64
2014 Teo English "Cheesecake" 16 43 5 87
2015

Voting history[edit]

As of 2014, Belarus' voting history is as follows:

Commentators and Spokespersons[edit]

Year(s) Television Commentators Dual Television Commentators Spokesperson
2004 Ales Kruglyakov[2][3] No Dual Commentator Denis Kurian
2005 Elena Ponomareva
2006 Denis Kurian[4][5] Corrianna
2007 Alexander Tikhanovich Juliana
2008 No Dual Commentator Olga Barabanschikova
2009 Ekaterina Litvinova
2010 Aleksei Grishin
2011 Leila Ismailava
2012 Dmitry Koldun
2013 Evgeny Perlin Darya Domracheva
2014 Alyona Lanskaya

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