17 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. Following the pre-casting, a list of participants of live auditions will be formed. They are scheduled for 27 January. The experts will announce no more than 12 finalists of the national selection. The final gala concert will be held no later than on 6 March. The Belarusian contestant will be chosen both by the audience and jury. Eurovision 2020 will take place in May in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.