BTRC has announced the start of national selection of the Belarusian representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, which will be held in Dusseldorf, Germany.
Anyone wishing to enter a song can do so by sending their entry to BTRC. Persons older than 16 years of age may submit their songs up to 21 February. The Belarusian representative for the Eurovision 2011 will be chosen by an expert jury on March 1st.
Although the acceptance of applications has just started, Belarusian press predicts victory for Irina Dorofeeva, with a song written by Zeljko Joksimovic (Serbia & Montenegro 2004). Other favourites of the preselection are Koldun (Belarus 2007) and the Dutch singer Jacqueline with song called Out of the Blue.
Belarus will compete in the second half of the second semi-final.