Misha will sing “Boomerang” for Armenia at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia.
junioreurovision.tv have revealed that the title of the Armenian Junior Eurovision song is “Boomerang”. We expect that the song will be revealed in the upcoming weeks. Internally selected by the creative team at AMPTV, nine-year old Misha is no stranger to performing, having represented his country in New Wave Junior where he placed as a runner up.
Armenia are one of the most successful Junior Eurovision countries to date, placing in the top three 7 times since their debut in 2007. They have won the contest once in 2010 with the song “Mama”, and hosted the contest a year later in the capital Yerevan.
Sixteen countries will take part in the 15th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest this year, including returning country Portugal, who haven’t participated since 2007. The contest will take place in the Olympic Palace in Tbilisi, Georgia on Sunday 26th November 2017 at 16:00 – 18:00 CET. This is the first time Georgia has hosted any Eurovision event. The sixteen countries taking part are:
- FYR Macedonia
- The Netherlands
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Armenia debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2007, and have had 10 entries to date. The country is one of the most successful in the history of the contest, placing in the top 3 on 7 occasions, and winning once in 2010. Their victory came from Vladimir Arzumanyan with his song “Mama”, which received 120 points. Armenia then went on to host the contest on home soil in Yerevan in 2011. Their debut was almost as successful, as Arevik and her song “Erazanq” was just 1 point off the winning score. Their worst result comes from their 2008 entry “Im Ergi Hnchyune”, sung by Monica Manucharova, which placed 8th overall with 59 points. Armenia have been present at every contest since their debut.