"Belarus 1" and "Belarus 24" to show the first semi-final of "Eurovision-2019"

Press release

The first semi-final of the song contest Eurovision-2019 will be held Tel Aviv (Israel) in the evening of May 14. The TV channel Belarus 1 and Belarus 24, as well as the website of Belteleradiocompany www.tvr.by, will start broadcasting the grandiose song forum at 10 pm.

The representative of Belarus ZENA will perform her composition "LIKE IT" number 8. Together with our contestant, performers from Cyprus, Montenegro, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Serbia, Belgium, Georgia, Australia, Iceland Estonia, Portugal, Greece, San Marino will fight for the right to perform in the final. In the first semi-final vote the participating countries, as well as Spain, France and Israel. The telephone numbers for voting will be announced by the commentator and marked with graphics during the live broadcast. In accordance with the rules of the competition, Belarusian TV viewers cannot vote for a song representing their country.

The main European music TV show will be commented by the journalist of the TV News Agency of Belteleradiocompany Yevgeny Perlin.

On May 13, the dress rehearsal of the first semi-final will take place on the Expo Tel Aviv stage. ZENA has already held two individual rehearsals on the main stage of the song forum. During the second rehearsal, in which the Belarusian contestant had 20 minutes, the organizers made adjustments in the settings of the video cameras, microphones and other equipment, and also used pyrotechnic effects for the first time, which  the viewers will see during the broadcast of the show. After the rehearsal, ZENA went for a big press conference. The press center has brought together dozens of journalists.

Until the final rehearsal, ZENA continues to give interviews, to work on vocal and choreography.

The organization and preparation of the Belarusian participant to the international Eurovision contest is provided by Belteleradiocompany, as the only member of the European Broadcasting Union in our country.