Artsvik has won the the Armenian national final, Depi Evratesil (To Eurovision). The singer was chosen through a combination of votes from a jury panel and a public SMS vote. The ambitious search for Armenia's next Eurovision Song Contest participant was launched in the summer and featured four stages which took place over three months.
Two more qualifiers in Armenia
Armenia's search for a Eurovision entry went up a gear tonight as two more acts qualified for the final next week:
- Artsvik performing Crazy
- Marta performing Popuri
Tonight's show used an international jury headed by the man behind Melodifestivalen, the Swedish national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, Christer Björkman.
The final of Depi Evratesil will take place on 24th December.
The following acts have qualified for the next round of the Armenian national selection, Depi Evratesil.
- Suzanna Melkonyan
The acts were selected by a professional jury and televiewers. For further details visit the website of Armenia's broadcaster AMPTV.
First semi-final takes place in Armenia
The ambitious national selection in Armenia is underway. Tonight at 19:00 CET six artists - Marta, Artsvik, Egine, Syuzanna Melkonyan , Lucy and Vahe Aleksanyan will compete in the first semi-final of Armenian national selection, Depi Evratesil. A professional jury and televiewers will select the best four artists for the second semi-final which takes place next Saturday.
You can watch the livestream on the website of Armenia's broadcaster AMPTV
Armenia's public broadcaster AMPTV has launched an ambitious search for its entry to the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The act for Kyiv will be chosen in a series of shows called Դեպի եվրատեսիլ (Depi Evratesil, or 'To Eurovision'). Viewers can look forward to three months of TV shows, including auditions, comments by previous Eurovision representatives and professional juries.
The auditions, to choose the candidates for the live shows took place in September. From October to December viewers will be able to watch Depi Evratesil live on the First Channel of AMPTV. More information about Depi Evratesil will be available soon. Be sure to follow the official Armenian Eurovision website and Facebook page to get the latest news on the juries, the structure of the show and everything else you need to know.