16 January is the last day for accepting applications for participation in the national selection for the international song contest Eurovision 2020. Applications are submitted on the official website of the Belteleradiocompany, www.tvr.by. First, they will be evaluated by the focus group. Based on the results of the pre-casting, a list of participants of the next stage of the project will be formed. The live audition round is scheduled for 27 January. The experts will identify no more than 12 finalists of the national selection. The final gala concert will be held no later than 6 March. The winner will represent Belarus at the song contest in Rotterdam in May.