Tonight sees the 12 remaining participants in the Armenian national selection for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Depi Evratesil, continue for a place in the Grand Final of the competition.
Depi Evratesil continues this evening in Armenia! Tonight sees the 12 acts competing for the right to progress in the selection, but whose journey to the Eurovision 2017 stage will continue and whose journey will come to an end?
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Depi Evratesil continues this evening from 19:00 CET (22:00 local time) and will air on the following channels:
- Live webcast via 1tv.am
In tonight’s show, only 2 acts remain on each jury member’s teams following the battle stage of the selection. But with 12 acts still bidding for the right to represent Armenia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, tonight will see further artists leave the show and end their selection journey.
Currently, the teams are as follows:
- Anush: Marta / Alexander Plato
- Aram MP3: Lucy / Lilit Harutyunyan
- Essaï: Artsvik / Opera Viva
- Hayko: Anna Danielyan / Egine
- Inga: Gevorg Harutyunyan / Syuzanna Melqonyan
- Iveta: Hasmik Shiroyan / Vahe Aleksanyan
Who will continue their bid for a place on the Eurovision stage? Find out tonight!
National selection format
Depi Evratesil began in October and will run throughout the coming weeks, consisting of 4 different stages in total. The Armenian representative will be determined in December, with the winner of the national selection being decided 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.