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The representatives of Belarus at this year’s Eurovision are Uzari and Maimuna, a duo made up of what seems to be an elf and a violinist trapped inside an hourglass. Uzari already ran for Belarus in 2012 and in 2013, but came respectively in 5th and 8th place. Third time lucky? Maimuna, also known as “Moon”, is simply “The First Violin of Belarus.”

We’re not too sure what their song “Time” is about, but we’ll let this verse speak for itself:

“Time is like thunder

No more!

Time is like thunder

I know, you know

Time is like thunder

I don’t want to wait!”

This will be Belarus’ 12th participation in the event. Its best result was 6th position, in 2007.

Our vote:

Does it make you want to visit that country? 1.75/10

Was there enough glitter? 5.75/10

Ok to quit your day job? 0.25/10

OVERALL AVERAGE: 2.58/10

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