Armenia: It’s Sevak Khanagyan for Lisbon!

by Georgi Senkishev 4,929 views

We finally have our Armenian representative after a tough Depi Evratesil selection week; it’s going to be Sevak for Armenia in Lisbon next May!

Tonight’s last Depi Evratesil show has been won by Sevak who will go on to represent the nation in Lisbon.

Watch him performing his entry Qami:

Tonight in total 10 acts competed for the win, here are the full results:


  1. Sevak Khanagyan Qami 24 points Winner
  2. NemraI’m a liar 18 points
  3. Amaliya MargaryanWaiting for the sun 15 points
  4. Kamil Show Puerto Rico 12 points
  5. Mariam PetrosyanFade 9 points
  6. Asmik ShiroyanYou & I 9 points
  7. Gevorg HarutyunyanStand up 8 points
  8. Lusine MardanyanIf you don’t walk me home 8 points
  9. Mger ArmeniaForever 7 points
  10. Robert Koloyan Get away with us 6 points

What happened tonight?

Following the opening of the voting lines for viewers at home, an Armenian folk group performed a medley of Eurovision hits including Greece 2005 & 2008, Macedonia 2006, Norway 2009 and Austria 2014.

Notably, the 2017 Armenian Eurovision representative Artsvik was present and performed after the closure of the voting lines. She partially performed her Eurovision entry Fly with me and some of her new songs.

They also showcased their Junior Eurovision success by showing a compilation of all their entries and confirmed their participation in the upcoming contest in Minsk next November and said they are looking forward to organise a Junior version of Depi Evrtaesil to choose their entry for the competition.

Results breakdown

The winner of Depi Evratesil was decided by a 50% jury vote and another 50% televote, the overall highest score wins the competition and goes to Lisbon.

Jury vote: (1 to 8, 10 & 12 points)

  • 12 points to Sevak Khanagyan – Qami
  • 10 points to Nemra – I’m a liar
  • 8 points to Amaliya Margaryan – Waiting for the sun
  • 7 points to Lusine MardanyanIf you don’t walk me home
  • 6 points to Asmik ShiroyanYou & I
  • 5 points to Mariam PetrosyanFade
  • 4 points to Robert KoloyanGet away with us
  • 3 points to Gevorg HarutyunyanStand up
  • 2 points to Kamil ShowPuerto Rico
  • 1 point to Mger ArmeniaForever

The televoting went as follows: (1 to 8, 10 & 12 points)

  • 12 points to Sevak Khanagyan – Qami
  • 10 points to Kamil Show – Puerto Rico
  • 8 points to Nemra – I’m a Liar
  • 7 points to Amaliya Margaryan
  • 6 points to Mger Armenia
  • 5 points to Gevorg Harutyunyan
  • 4 points to Mariam Petrosyan
  • 3 points to Asmik Shiroyan
  • 2 points to Robert Koloyan
  • 1 points to Lusine Mardanyan

We wish all the best of luck to the Armenian representative
in Lisbon on 8 and hopefully on 12 May!