AMPTV, the Armenian national broadcaster has confirmed to Escoday that Armenia will participate at the forthcoming 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Ukraine.
AMPTV has opted for a national selection in order to select its Eurovision entry and act for ESC 2017.
Depi Evratesil (To Eurovision) will the Armenian national selection which will run for 3 months. The competition will be aired on AMPTV and former Armenian Eurovision representatives will be in charge of searching their successor for Ukraine.
If you are Armenian or of an Armenian heritage, 16 years and older, if you think you have something to show to the world and if you’ve ever dreamed of rocking that big stage of Eurovision, then it’s your time to shine! The call for applications starts on the 6th of July.To register for the auditions you must fill in and submit the online application at www.eurovision.am before 23
:59 (Armenian time) on 25th of August.
The winner of Depi Evratelsil will get a chance to represent Armenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.
In 2016 Armenia went internal and selected Iveta Mukuchyan to fly the Armenian flag at the 2017 ESC. She represented Armenia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with her entry LoveWave achieving an honorable 7th placing in Stockholm.
The preliminary dates for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest have been set on 9, 11 and 13 May.
Armenia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 and is yet to win the event. The country’s best placing in the competition was achieved in 2008 and 2014 when Sirusho and Aram Mp3 placed 4th.