The official website of the Eurovision-2012 song contest has named the date of the national finals for countries participating in the contest.
Representatives who will participate in the contest will be chosen, the website said today. The finals are planned to be held in February.
The national finals in Hungary, Iceland, Norway, will be held on February 11, Azerbaijan - February 12, Belarus - February 14, Germany - February 16, Italy - February 18, Latvia, Ukraine - February 18, Ireland, Austria - February 24, Finland - February 25, the
Netherlands, Russia, Slovenia - February 26, Bulgaria - February 29, Estonia, Lithuania - March 3, the national finals in Moldova, Portugal, Sweden will be held on March 10.
Azerbaijan won the right to host the prestigious European song contest after the victory of Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal at tje Eurovision 2011 in Dusseldorf, Germany last May.
The Eurovision 2012 semi-final rounds will be held in Baku on May 22-24, and the finals on May 26.