The national broadcaster in Belarus, BTRC, has confirmed that the national selection for the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Friday 25th August. Earlier this year there was an open call for entries and the final ten finalists have now been revealed.
Following the deadline for submissions, auditions took place in Belarus in front of a professional jury. The ten finalists in 2017 are:
You can listen to all the entries in the 2017 national selection on the website of BTRC. The show will be broadcast live from Minsk and the winner will be decided by a 50/50 combination of public and jury votes.
Belarus is one of the most successful countries at Junior Eurovision has has won the competition twice and appeared in the top five no less than eight times. It is also one of the few countries that has participated in every single contest since Junior Eurovision began in 2003.