Public Television of Armenia has made an open call for songs for Artsvik to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Public Television of Armenia is looking for the country’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The submissions window for songs for Artsvik to perform at next years contest will remain open until January 30. Songs must meet the following rules:
- Can be performed in any language
- Can be any genre of music
- Song must not exceed three minutes in length
- Song must not have been previously published
Interested composers and songwriters can submit their entry to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
32-year-old Artsvik was selected on Saturday night to represent Armenia at the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. Before participating in Depi Evratesil, Artsvik had participated in the Russian edition of the Voice. In the second season of the contest she was selected by Pelageya to join her team. She went on to be knocked out in the Battle Rounds.
It is expected that the song that Artsvik will perform at the contest in Kyiv will be presented in March. In the past five years all Armenian entries for the Eurovision Song Contest have either been selected or revealed during the first two weeks of March. An exact date of reveal is expected to be announced during February.
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Armenia debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 and has participated every year since excluding 2012. The countries best results came in 2008 and 2014 when they finished 4th in the final. Armenia has only once not managed to qualify for the final, in 2011 Emmy finished 12th in her semi-final with the song “Boom Boom”, she was 1 point away from qualifying for the final. At the 2016 contest in Stockholm, Armenia was represented by Iveta Mukuchyan and the song “LoveWave” finishing 7th in the final.