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Something for the weekend? Your guide to the upcoming selection shows

Photo by: Thomas Hanses
Posted 16 Febuary 2018 at 13:01

Another weekend, another round national selections. This weekend sees Belarus and Montenegro decide for Lisbon and national selection heats in 11 other countries!

Friday sees the second show of San Marino's national selection take place, the final will be held on 3rd March. Belarus also chooses its song for Lisbon. 11 acts will compete in the 2018 edition of Eurofest and the winner will be decided by a combination of jury and public votes. WATCH LIVE FROM 20:15 CET!
National selections for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February
National selections for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February © EBU
Saturday sees Montenegro select its song for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. Five acts will participate in the national final and the winner will be decided solely through public votes. Slavko Kalezić, who represented Montenegro in 2017, will perform live during the show.
Over the coming week more national finals will take place with Serbia and Germany also choosing their respective entries for Lisbon. The date for the Greek national selection is expected to be confirmed soon.
National selection heats will also take place in the following countries:
National selections for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February
National selections for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February © EBU
The Slovenian national selection kicks of on Saturday with the semi-final of EMA 2018. The list of participants features some familar names including Tanja Ribič who represented Slovenia in the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest as well as ManuElla who participated in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2016. Saturday also sees the second semi-final take place in Ukraine - watch live!
The search is under way to find Portugal's next representative at Eurovision. Festival da Canção 2018 will feature 26 songs in total and comprise of two Semi-Finals on 18th and 25th February and a Grand Final which will be held in Guimarães Multiusos on Sunday 4th March. If you can't get enough of Eurovision then on Monday the first semi-final of the Armenian national selection takes place!
National selections for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February
National selections for the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in February © EBU
View our national selection calendar for a full overview of all the shows coming up in the next few weeks.
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Photo by: Thomas Hanses
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