The Opening Ceremony for the 26th edition of Slavianski Bazaar will be broadcast across Russia by the national broadcaster Russia-1.
The Opening Ceremony is being on delay in Russia by both Russia-1 and RTR Planeta internationally from 23:30 Moscow time. This is not the first time that Russia-1 and RTR Planeta have broadcast Slavianski Bazaar in Russia, in 2016, 2014 and 2013 the opening and closing ceremony were also broadcast.
In previous years the broadcaster has also shown the final of the International Pop Song Performers Contest. It is not known if Russia-1 will be broadcasting the contest this year. Viewers are able to watch all aspects of this years contest via the Belarusian national broadcaster on Belarus 3 and Belarus 24. Belarus 3 is broadcast domestically and online, while Belarus 24 is available in the CIS region as well as Latvia, Lithuania and Poland.
The schedule for the competition is as folllows:
- July 12 – 18:00 CET – Opening day of the Children’s Contest
- July 13 – 18:00 CET – Final of the Children’s Contest
- July 14 – 18:00 CET – Gala concert and the Award’s Ceremony for the Children’s Contest
- July 15 – 18:00 CET – Semi-Final of the International Pop Song Performers Contest
- July 15 – 21:00 CET – First night of the final for the International Pop Song Performers Contest
- July 16 – 21:00 CET – Final night of the International Pop Song Performers Contest