Minsk 2018

Daniel Aleks Yastremskiy will represent host country Belarus in Minsk!

Tonight, Belarus selected their entrant for this year’s Junior Eurovision that will be held in Minsk on 25th November. Daniel Aleks Yastremskiy has won the Belarusian national final and will therefore represent Belarus on home ground, with his song, “Time”.

Ten songs took part in the national final

A total of ten songs competed in the national final tonight, which was broadcast live from the “600 Metrov” studio in Minsk. The show was hosted by Olga Ryzhikova and Teo, who represented Belarus in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. The ten songs that took part in the selection were:

  1. Myata – “Odnazhdy” (One day)
  2. Daniel Aleks Yastremskiy – “Time”
  3. LIZAMEЯ – “Zorka” (Star)
  4. Artem Skorol – “Ulybnis” (Smile)
  5. Angelina Yaroshchuk – “Feeling Good”
  6. Monkey Tops – “Na stile” (In style)
  7. Maria Zhillna – “Welcome To My Belarus”
  8. Yaroslav Sokolikov – “Mir na zemle” (Peace on Earth)
  9. Nikita Belko – “Ne preday” (Do not betray)
  10. Mariya Gulevich – “Ostrov Chikarum” (Island Chikarum)

The final ranking of the songs is as below:

  1. Daniel Aleks Yastremskiy – “Time” – 16 points (12 + 4)
  2. Maria Zhillna – “Welcome To My Belarus” – 15 points (10 + 5)
  3. Nikita Belko – “Ne preday” – 13 points (1 + 12)
  4. Yaroslav Sokolikov – “Mir na zemle” – 13 points (5 + 8)
  5. Monkey Tops – “Na stile” – 12 points (2 + 10)
  6. Artem Skorol – “Ulbynis” – 11 points (4 + 7)
  7. LIZAMEЯ – “Zorka” – 10 points (7 + 3)
  8. Mariya Gulevich – “Ostrov Chikarum” – 9 points (3 + 6)
  9. Myata – “Odnazhdy” – 9 points (8 + 1)
  10. Angelina Yaroshchuk – “Feeling Good” – 8 points (6 + 2)

The winner was decided by 50% public vote and 50% jury votes. The jury consisted of Nataliya Tamelo, Tatyana Parhamovitch, Olga Salamakha, Evgeni Perlin, Aleks David, Igor Melnikov and Olga Vronskaya.

You can listen to Daniel’s entry, “Time”, below:

Do you like Alex’s song? Was he a deserved winner of the national final?

Let us know in the comments below and on social media @ESCXTRA.

Tom Ryan

After joining the team in 2018, I've been lucky enough to cover four Eurovision seasons and I'm excited to see what 2023 has in store for us! I'm a music enthusiast, but also enjoy learning - so you'll likely find me in a classroom or listening to the best new music!

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