Armenia: AMPTV confirms participation in Eurovision 2020

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 2,589 views

AMPTV, the Armenian national broadcaster, has confirmed to ESCToday that Armenia will participate at the forthcoming 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands.

Thus Armenia joins the list of countries who so far have confirmed their participation at the upcoming 2020 Eurovision edition.

The Armenian broadcaster is yet to unveil the mechanism it will use to select its Eurovision entry and act for Rotterdam.

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 13 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 13 year Eurovision history.

In 2019 AMPTV opted for an internal selection in order to select the Armenian Eurovision representative and entry for Tel Aviv. Srbuk flew the Armenian flag at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with her entry  Walking Out, despite an extraordinary performance Armenia failed to qualify to the Grand Final for the second consecutive year.