This evening, the finalists of the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 will be announced. The National State TV and Radio Company will host the auditions of applicants for participation in the international song contest. This season hundreds of singers from Belarus, as well as from Russia, Ukraine, Tajikistan, and Moldova are partaking. The judges will select as many as 15 finalists. By 1 March, they will present their songs on the Belarus 1 TV Channel at the final gala concert of the project. The winner of the national selection will be determined by the vote of the audience and the jury. The winner of the national selection will then perform under the Belarusian flag at the Eurovision, which will be held in Lisbon in May.