Artsvik has arrived in Armenia from Russia to work on selecting the song she will perform at the 62nd Eurovision Song Contest.
Artsvik and the Armenian delegation have begun working together on selecting the song that will represent the country in Kyiv. Following a submissions process which closed on January 31, Artsvik is recording a number of demo versions of some of the songs that have been received. The delegation is working to select a song that best matches Artsvik’s character.
Alongside her work on preparing for the Eurovision Song Contest, Artsvik will be performing two concerts. The concerts are devoted to St. Sargist Lovers Day, the first concert takes place this evening with the second concert taking place on Saturday night.
32-year-old Artsvik was selected on December 24 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 is expected to be revealed soon.
Source: Public Television of Armenia
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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.