Maléna has revealed the song that she would have competed with at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 for Armenia.
The withdrawn Armenian entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 has been revealed. The song titled “Why” was written by Suzanne Khanzadian, David Tserunyan, tokio9, while the music was produced by tokio9. You can listen to the song in full below:
Armenia had been due to compete in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 but withdrew from the contest on the 5th of November. AMPTV withdrew due to the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh) which saw the introduction of martial law in Armenia. 13-year old Maléna Fox had been internally selected to represent Armenia in Warsaw back in July.
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Armenia debuted in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2007, and have had 13 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.