AMPTV, the Armenian national broadcaster, has confirmed that Armenia will compete at the forthcoming 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Italy.
Thus Armenia joins the list of countries who have so far confirmed their participation at the 2o22 Eurovision in Italy. The country will be returning to the competition after a year’s absence.
Armenia was slated to compete at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest but was forced to withdraw from the competition due to the latest events afflicting the country.
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 and 2021 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.
Athena Manoukian was set to represent Armenia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam with her entry ‘Chains on you‘, but due to the cancellation of the event she was not able to grace the Eurovision stage.