AMPTV, the Armenian broadcaster, has opened the song submission period for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
Anyone wishing to submit an entry must do so according to the following guidelines:
- The submitted song should not exceed 3 minutes.
- The submitted song should not have been published or publicly available before September 1, 2018.
- If submitted, the lyrics of the song should lack a political context, offensive expressions and any inappropriate language.
- The submitted song should not be a propaganda of any organisation or advertise any product,
- The submitted song can be in any genre, the lyrics (if available) should be in Armenian or English.
The deadline for receiving entries is January 10 2019. Anyone wishing to apply can send in their songs to AMPTV via the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicants should also include an attached document of copyright registration of the song along with their respective contact details in the email.
Last night, Srbuk was revealed as the Armenian representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. She is the first participant of the 2019 contest to have been revealed. Srbuk’s selection also marks the first time since 2016 that both the Armenian representative and song have been chosen internally.
Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Armenia debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 and has participated every year since, excluding 2012. Armenia’s best results came in 2008 and 2014 when they finished 4th in the final. They have twice failed to qualify for the final. The first time was in 2011, when Emmy finished in 12th with “Boom Boom”. She was 1 point away from qualifying for the final. In 2018 Sevak finished 15th in his semi-final with “Qami”, bringing Armenia their worst result to date in the contest.