Belarus held its national final Республиканского детского конкурса “Песня для Евровидения” for the 2014 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which took place in Minsk tonight.
The children’s musical spectacle was moderated by the 2014 Belarusian ESC representative Teo alongside Ilya Volkov, their 2013 JESC representative.
Ten acts were in the running to represent Belarus at the forthcoming JESC in Malta. Nadezhda Misyakova was selected to be the winner after a three-way tie. Namely, three acts scored a total of 15 points by a 50-50 split jury and telephone vote. In the end, the jury selected the 14-year-old from Minsk to be the 2014 Belarusian JESC representative in November. Nadezhda’s song is called Sokol, which translates to Hawk.
The final voting results for this year’s Belarusian national final are as follows:
Nadezhda Misyakova 15 points
Ksenia and Pavel 15 points
Anna Zaitseva 15 points
Angelina Pipper 14 points
Elena Titova 14 points
Vladisalava Doroshevich 13 points
Antoni Konoplyanik 9 points
Yulia Levina 9 points
Anna Yermokovich 7 points
Darya Atroshenko 5 points
After Sweden and Ukraine, Belarus is the third country to choose their song for Malta.
Here’s also a screenshot of the final results, where the first column represents the televoting results, and the second – the jury results:
Give a listen to the winning song right here: