Little time is left till the final of the national selection round Eurovision 2016. The name of the lucky one, who will present Belarus at prestigious music contest in Sweden will be announced on January 22 during the final gala-concert.
10 contestants will take part in the final national show. According to the results of the draw, the contestants will perform in the following order: 1. Alex Gross; 2. Sasha Zakharik; 3. Valeria Sadovskaya; 4. Radiovolna; 5. THE EM; 6. NAVI; 7. Sasha Ivanov; 8. Anastasia Malashkevich; 9. Kirill Yermakov; 10. NAPOLI.
For the first time the winner of the national final will be selected by the audience via telephone and SMS voting during the broadcast of the final show, which will be shown live on Belarus 1 and Belarus 24, as well as on on-line at the websites of tvr.by and European Broadcasting Union - eurovision.tv. The TV concert will begin at 22.00.
The creative team of BTRC continues to work on preparation of video greetings of the finalists, which will be broadcast by TV channel Belarus 1 and Belarus 24 in the run-up to the final and at the time of the gala concert. First video greetings will be shown on January 15 in the program Good Morning, Belarus!
"Starting this year, the fate of the contestants will be decided by the viewers, it is important that the audience remembered the number, under which their favorites will perform. In the video greetings the finalists will make a presentation of their future performance and tell a life story..." - says video director Yuri Jaroshik.
Meanwhile, the contestants are getting ready for the show. They don't reveal all their secrets, but promise to surprise, amaze and snatch the victory.
The gala concert will take place in the studio, "600 meters" of BTRC, the installation of equipment and the scene will start on 18 January. The show promises to be a memorable bright spectacle, largely due to the new technical capacity, unique LED screen. According to organizers, the new technology during the show will be used to the maximum. And viewers will see a lot of surprises, ranging from improved characteristics of the "picture" to interesting graphics that will surely impress the audience.
Individual rehearsals of the finalists in the studio will begin on January 20. General rehearsals of the show will be held on the evening of January 21 and in the afternoon on January 22, just before the final.
The gala concert will be hosted by Olga Ryzhikova and Teo, who will also perform a new duo song during the show.
The Organization of the national qualifying round and further training of the Belarusian participant of the international song contest Eurovision-2016 is provided by BTRC, as the only member of the European Broadcasting Union in Belarus.