Ictimai, the Azerbaijani national broadcaster has confirmed to esctoday.com that Azerbaijan will participate at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen.
Ictimai has applied for participation at the forthocoming Eurovision Song Contest. The broadcaster is yet to decide the mechanism and method it will use to select its 2014 Eurovision entry and representative. More information will be released in due course.
Azerbaijan is the 37th country to confirm its application to participate at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest. The final list of participating countries at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be released by the EBU at the beginning of January.
Azerbaijan has enjoyed massive success in the contest since their debut in 2008, achieving a total of 5 TOP 5 placings out of their 6 participations, including a victory in 2011 ( 3rd in 2009, 5th in 2010, 1st in 2011, 4th in 2012, 2nd in 2013).
Azerbaijan debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008 and won the event on its 4th attempt in 2011 with Ell and Nikki’s Running Scared, thus bringing the contest to Baku in 2012.
Farid Mammadov represented Azerbaijan at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo achieving an honorable 2nd placing with his entry Hold me.
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