In what has become something of a tradition with some ex-Soviet countries, Belarus has pushed aside previous winner Alena Lanskaya in favour of boy band Litesound and the song We Are the Heroes.
This is the second year in a row that Belarus has changed its song. Last year, if memory serves correctly, it was because their song sounded like another. This year, who knows? Could it be that Ms Lanskaya’s English was, how should we put it, sub par and that the song was not that great?
I’m sure that the country’s voting public and jury must feel that this year’s whole voting process was a complete waste of time and money.
Here’s the latest Eurovision entry from Belarus: