“Qami Qami” the Armenian entry for Junior Eurovision 2021 in Paris has been revealed.
“Qami Qami” which will be performed by Maléna has been released this morning. The song is performed in Armenian and English was composed by tokionine who also composed Armenia’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 “Walking Out”. The song’s lyrics were written by Vahram Petrosyan, tokionine, Maléna and David Tserunyan.
Maléna had been due to represent Armenia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020 before the country withdrew due to the introduction of martial law in the region as a result of the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh (Artsakh). She had been internally selected to represent AMPTV on the nation’s return to the competition.
Armenia last participated in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2019, where Karina Ignatyan finished 9th with 115 points, singing “Colours of Your Dream”.
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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.