Uzari and Maimuna will perform at Eurovision-2015
Winner of national selection round announced following final show
Uzari was a finalist in the Eurovision-2012 selection round, and sang as a backing vocalist for the Belarusian representative at Eurovision-2011, in Germany. He is also a laureate of the New Wave-2011 competition for young pop singers. Uzari also wrote an adaptation for young Belarusian singer Nadya Misyakova, who performed at Junior Eurovision-2014.
The Belarusian audience chose MUZZART band, MILKI band and Uzari & Maimuna duo as their top three performers in the national selection round, while the jury voted for Uzari & Maimuna (76 points), Anastasia Malashkevich (66) and Gunesh (62).
Uzari has a contemporary sound, with its own ideology and energy. In the finals of the selection round, the artist sang with charming violinist Maimuna, to perform Time, which brought them luck. Other finalists for Belarus’ entry in the Eurovision-2015 Song Contest included: Napoli band; Lis; Dariya; Gunesh; MUZZART band; Valeria Sadovskaya; Rostany band; Zhanet; Alexei Gross; MILKI band; Beatrix band; Vitaly Voronko; Anastasia Malashkevich; and Тasha ODI. The final was broadcast live on the Belarus-1 and Belarus-24 TV Channels, as well as online, on the EBC site www.eurovision.tv.
The final result comprised seven votes from the professional jury and one vote from TV viewers: a system used by small European countries. The major European musical contest, hosted by Austria, is to involve representatives of 39 countries.