AMPTV has confirmed to Eurovoix, that Erik Antonyan will be the Armenian spokesperson at Junior Eurovision 2019.
Singer Erik Antonyan will be revealing the results of the Armenian jury at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Gliwice, Poland. Erik previously tried to represent Armenia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2018 with the song “Ari Pari”.
Since participating in Depi Evratesil 2018, he has represented Armenia at New Wave Junior 2019 and took part in the third series of The Voice Kids UK.
All of the spokespersons will be live on stage at the Arena Gliwice, and will reveal the results of their respective nations juries. Each jury is formed of three adult music professionals, and two children.
Who is Karina Ignatyan?
Karina is 13 years old and was born in Kaluga, Russia to Armenian parents. Her song “Colours Of Your Dream” was written and composed by Taras Demchuk, Avet Barseghyan and Margarita Doroshevish. Avet has previously written the Armenian Junior entries in 2010, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.
Armenia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
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 their song “Erazanq” was just 1 point off the winning score.