AMPTV, the Armenian national broadcaster, has revealed the name of the 2019 Armenian Eurovision representative. Srbuk will be flying to Tel Aviv next May!
Barev Hayastan! Armenia is the first country to unveil its Eurovision hopeful for Tel Aviv. Srbuk will have the honour to defend the Armenian colours at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.
AMPTV unveiled the name of its 2019 Eurovision hopeful this evening during the Nice Evening late night talk show. The late night show is hosted by Aram Mp3 (Armenia 2014) and Garek Papoyan and broadcast on Armenia 1.
This year AMPTV and Armenia have decided to opt for an internal selection in order to determine the 2019 Armenian Eurovision hopeful after having had a national selection for two years.
David Tserunyan ( Head of Delegation for Armenia) says:
It was our team’s unanimous decision to choose Srbuk to represent Armenia at ESC 2019! I would also like to highlight that many Armenian fans of the contest wanted to see her on the Eurovision stage. I am confident that Srbuk’s unique character will impress thefans and viewers all over the world.
Anushik ( Head of Delegation for Armenia) says:
I’ve been following Srbuk’s career for a long time. I can distinguish her diligence and unique energy, which are among the most important characteristics, that can help achieve good results in Eurovision.
Srbuk is one of the rising stars of Armenia. She has participated in numerous competitions, both local and international, including Ukraine’s edition of The Voice, where she was one of the favorites and has successfully reached the final stage of the competition. Her hit single Yete karogh es has been on top of the Armenian charts for weeks. Recently she has dropped a new single titled Half a Goddess.
Srbuk is honoured to represent Armeniaa at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest:
I am starting a new journey now, which, I am sure, will be full of new and pleasant emotions, challenges and amazing experiences! I am grateful to all of my friends and fans, who are always with me and have always wanted to see me on the Eurovision stage. I am grateful to the Public TelevisionofArmenia for their trust. It’s an honor to represent my country in front of the whole world! We have an amazing journey ahead of us, and I hope we’ll succeed together!
2019 will see Armenia’s 13th Eurovision participation. The 2019 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 14, 16 and 18 May at the Expo Tel Aviv Convention Centre in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Armenia in Eurovision
Armenia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and is yet to win the competition. The country’s achieved its best result in the event in 2008 (Sirusho) and 2014 (Aram Mp3) when it placed 4th in the Grand Final.
Armenia has partaken in the contest 12 times and has competed every year since its debut with the exception of 2012 when the country decided to withdraw from the competition.
The Armenians have enjoyed much success in Eurovision, garnering a total of 7 top 10 placings in their 12 year Eurovision history.
In 2018 the Armenian Eurovision act and entry were determined via a national selection. Sevak Khanagyan was crowned the winner of the second edition of Depi Evratesil and represented Armenia in Lisbon with his entry Qami. Despite a great performance Armenia failed to qualify to the Grand Final.