For the next month or two, INFE Australia, INFE Ireland and INFE South Africa teamed up to pick their favourite Eurovision entry involving a MALE SINGER from each country that have participated in the Eurovision song contest.
Ivan covered the 1979 Eurovision entry from Germany in Spanish as SIN AMOR.
Song 10: BELARUS
(12th in semi final 2 : 84 points)
Song: Help You Fly
Music and Lyric: Viktor Drobysh, Mary Susan Applegate
It has been a busy few days in the world of Eurovision. Starting with the theme for the 2016 contest which is Come Together. We have had songs selected in Malta and Belarus. Also, Hungary began their selection process and Lithuania continued with their qualification programmes.
Malta – The 2002 representative for Malta, Ira Losco, will once again represent her country at Eurovision. Ira won with Chameleon (Invincible). There was a semi-final of 20 songs and 14 songs took part in the final.
Belarus – Ivan will represent Belarus after winning the national selection with Help You Fly. Ivan beat off competition from nine other acts.
Hungary – The national selection of Hungary (A Dal) began and the first six acts to qualify for the next stage are Freddie, Benji, Mushu, Egy Másik Zenekar, Reni Tolvai (all by jury) and ByTheWay (televote).
Lithuania – 12 acts competed in the next phase and the following acts progressed Ieva Zasimauskaitė, Baiba, E.G.O. ,Berta Timinskaitė, Neringa Šiaudikytė, 4 Roses, Saulenė Chlevickaitė, Milda Martinkėnaitė, Ruslanas Kirilkinas, Aistė Pilvelytė
Ukraine: The national final will be on 21 February with two semi-finals preceding on 6 February and 13 February.
Poland: A national final has been confirmed for 5 March.