Armenia: Depi Evratesil 2018 find a winner on 25th of February

Armenian broadcaster, AMPTV, has announced more details and dates for their national selection, Depi Evratesil. On the 25th of February, after two semi finals, they will host a final to pick their 2018 Eurovision representative.

It is getting closer for Armenia. It will be by the end of February that we will know who will represent the country at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. In a press release, AMPTV has just informed us that this year’s Depi Evratesil will be built off three main shows: two semi finals and a grand finale.

The first semi final will take place on the 19th of February, whereas the second will be aired on the 22nd. As for the big final, that will be held three days later, on the 25th of February.

20 artists – among those 2015’s former Genealogy act – will perform, 10 in each semi final where 5 will move on to the final. The decision will be in the hands of the viewers and on the international jury members.

The running order of the first two shows will be announced next 12th of February.

If you haven’t heard the songs competing to represent Armenia in Lisbon, you can do it on Depi Evratesil’s YouTube channel.

Armenia In The Eurovision Song Contest

This will be Armenia’s twelfth time in the Eurovision Song Contest. The country debuted in 2006 and performed first during the show’s first semi final. André sang Without Your Love and finished in 8th place. Their best positions to date have been with Sirusho in 2008 singing Qélé, Qélé and Aram MP3 in 2014 with the song Not Alone.

Armenia has finished within the top 10 on seven occasions. Last year they were expected to do that again. In the end, they finished in a disappointing 18th place with Artsvik and Fly With Me. Below, you can watch a special Full stage view recording of that entry, seeing how the lights and the backdrops complimented the song.

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