Armenia: Eurovision artists live in London concert

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Fans of Armenia's Eurovision Song Contest entrants will have an opportunity to see two previous Armenian representatives in a concert to be held in London. Andre the 2006 singer of Without your love and DerHova the composer and producer of Qele, Qele, will be appearing live in a special concert at the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London on 1st October 2009. The event entitled Wonderful Armenia is being organised by Armenian Youth Forum UK with the support of the Benlian Trust and the Ministry of Culture of Armenia.

Andre was the first singer to represent Armenia in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest in Athens. After qualifying from the semi-final, he finished 8th in the contest with his entry Without your love, an upbeat song which mixture modern Western sounds with traditional Armenian music.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KT6qAm5Sci8

DerHova, the composer and producer of the uptempo song Qele, Qele sung by Sirusho which finished 4th in the 2008 contest in Belgrade for Armenia. This is highest position for Armenia in four attempts since fist entering in 2006. DerHova will be performing a DJ set in the Wonderful Armenia event. Media reports in Armenia are indicating that DerHove will be submitting a song to represent Armenia in the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest

The Wonderful Armenia concert will also include some of the leading singer in the Armenian music scene which will include. Hasmik Karapetyan, Nick and Hayk Kasparov.Ticket are available here :

Fans will also have a chance to listen to a live broadcast of the concert on Armenian online radio station here.

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