Vugar Muradov won the first heat of Milli Secim Turu 2013, the 2013 Azerbaijani Eurovision national selection which kicked off on the 17th of December.
Monday – Eurovision hits
Tuesday – Azerbaijani music
Wednesday – World hits
Thursday – Stage performance
Friday – Candidates are free to perform song of their own choice – During the Friday show the artists will be able to repeat one of the 4 songs they have performed during the week.
The procedure is the same way as every year. The candidates will showcase their talent and skills throughout the week. On Fridays, the weekly winner will be selected and announced. The winners from the weekly shows will hence qualify to compete in the 2013 Azerbaijani national final. The representative will be determined by both audience voting and jury.
The shows are aired on Ictimai , the national selection is expeted to end by mid March with the grand finale of Milim Secim Turu 2013. Leila Guliyeva and Konul Arifkizi are the hosts of the 2013 Milli Seçim Turu selection (Azerbaijani 2013 Eurovision national selection)
Azerbaijan debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008 and won the event on its 4th attempt in 2011 with Ell and Nikki’sRunning scared, thus bringing the contest to Baku in 2012.
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