The Armenian national selection for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Depi Evratesil, continues this evening with the second stage of the competition.
Following 3 weeks of auditions in which a total of 80 artists performed for a place in the next stage of Depi Evratesil, tonight sees a total of 37 acts continuing for their right to remain in the competition.
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The fourth show of Depi Evratesil will start from 22:15 local time (20:15 CEST) and will air on the following channels:
- Live webcast via 1tv.am
The fourth night of Depi Evratesil is here! This evening sees the 37 qualifiers from stage 1 of the selection continuing their journey to the Eurovision Song Contest.
In tonight’s show, it’s down to the 6 judges to decide who they will mentor throughout the rest of the selection. The jury panel once again consists of the members Hayko (2007), Inga (2009 & 2015) & Anush (2009), Aram MP3(2014),Essaï Altounian (2015) and Iveta Mukuchyan (2016). Whose team will each of the 37 acts join?
Watch each of the 37 participant’s auditions!
National selection format
Depi Evratesil will run throughout the next 3 months and will consist of 4 different stages, with the Armenian representative being determined in December. The winner of the national selection will be selected via a combined SMS vote and jury deliberation.
Although the artist will be decided in December, it is currently unknown how the Armenian song entry for the competition will be selected. More details are expected in the coming months.
AMPTV has decided to opt for a national selection in order to select Armenia’s act for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, the last time being in 2013. The nation has received successful results over the years since their Eurovision debut in 2006, placing in the top 10 of the Grand Final a total of 7 times to date.