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Armenia 2017: Artsvik shoots her Eurovision postcard

ARMENIA – Artsvik has just finished shooting her postcard for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. This year the postcards will present the most precious and memorable moments for the artists – right before they go live on stage. For Artsvik, one of this moments was winning Armenia’s national selection “Depi Evratesil”, a 3 month long musical battle that featured more than 90 Armenian artists from all around the world. Together with song co-authors Lilith Navasardyan and Avet ... | read the full story here

April 21, 2017 11:51 am // 0 Comments

The Monday Eurovision Telegram with the latest headlines

Iveta Mukuchyan, the 2016 Eurovision entrant for Armenia published her video performance for Loveware which took place in Los Angeles’ Pan Armenian Entertainment Awards back in November. Frank-Dieter Freiling the Chairman of the Eurovision Song Contest Reference Group spoke recently about the system of big 5 going directly to the final: “The big five members have a special arrangement for a long time that they will perform directly together with the host country in the final. The ... | read the full story here

March 27, 2017 12:42 pm // 0 Comments

Armenian broadcaster receives no official writ from Ukraine

ARMENIA – Russian media outlets have spread information according to which Armenian representative at Eurovision song contest Artsvik Harutyunyan’s entry to Ukraine may be banned for visiting Crimea. Anton Gerashchenko, advisor to the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine has said that if Artsvik Harutyunyan has been to Crimea a separate decision will be taken for her. “Armenpress” was informed from the Public TV of Armenia that Armenia has participated in Eurovision for over a ... | read the full story here

March 22, 2017 4:53 pm // 0 Comments

Could Armenian representative, Artsvik face the same fate as Yulia?

ARMENIA – We already know about the Ukrainian threat on Russian participation, since Yulia Somoilova could be refused entrance territory since she performed in Crimea before… Well, it appears now that another artist could face the same problem. Russian newspaper gazeta.ru revealed that young Artsvik from Armenia may be refused entrance on Ukrainian territory. Security Bureau of Ukraine is about to investigate on a possible visit to Crimea made by the Armenian entrant. Public ... | read the full story here

March 22, 2017 9:39 am // 1 Comment

Armenia 2017: Artsvik presents her #Eurovision entry ‘Fly with Me’

ARMENIA – Tonight, at 18:30 CET Artsvik’s “Fly with me” premiered on Eurovision’s official youtube channel. “Fly with me” was composed by Lilith and Levon Navasardyan. The lyrics were written by Avet Barseghyan and David Tserunyan. “When I first wrote for Aram MP3, it was quite challenging for me, as I was new to Eurovision. With Iveta, I was much more confident, but still had a lot to learn. This time, as soon as I heard Artsvik’s voice, I knew what to do. Her voice ... | read the full story here

March 18, 2017 7:37 pm // 0 Comments

Armenia 2017: Artsvik’s song premieres on March 18

ARMENIA – On December 25, 2016, the Public TV Company of Armenia (AMPTV) announced an open competition for Artsvik’s entry song at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. More than 300 composers and songwriters from all over the world have submitted their works, but only 10 songs were shortlisted. After a careful consideration, AMPTV’s creative team, together with Artsvik have made their choice. “Fly with me” was composed by Lilith and Levon Navasardyan, who are known to Eurovision fans ... | read the full story here

March 9, 2017 10:00 am // 0 Comments

Sirusho released her new song on February 19

ARMENIA – Sirusho released her new song on February 19. The song captures a story of an exile, and a story of a million crying souls… Sirusho’s constant research on the history of Armenian Genocide and numerous survivor testimonies became the driving force behind the lyrics and music of “Der Zor”. An Armenian girl who recalls her father’s commandments, sings about her lost home. The music video was shot in two parts: at the ruins of ancient Armenian capital Ani and in ... | read the full story here

February 20, 2017 2:40 pm // 0 Comments

Armenia 2017: Artsvik to fly the flag in Kyiv

ARMENIA – Three months and the trip has ended. The winner of Depi Evratsil is declared and its Artsvik Arutunyan. Artsvik won by landslide as she got 71% of the public and jury vote. She was one of the two finalists with Marta. Marta sang her rendition of Rihanna’s “Please don’t stop the music” and “Only Girl”, and Artsvik sang Whitney Houston’s “I have nothing”. In the jury vote Marta got 19% and Artsvik 31%, in the public vote Marta got 10% and Artsvik 40%. In the ... | read the full story here

December 24, 2016 8:43 pm // 0 Comments

Hovig visits Yerevan, praised them all and then everyone lived happily ever after!

ARMENIA – There are moments where you see that a promo visit is made for practically nothing. OK we got the idea, Hovig will easily fight for the Armenian 12 points next May in Kyiv as he is of Armenian descent. He is currently in Yerevan the capital of Armenia. Speaking to NEWS.am of course he said the best for the two finalists in the national selection Depi Evratesil and he also “knows” that whoever wins the final will do well in Eurovision. While the boring practice of ... | read the full story here

December 23, 2016 6:42 pm // 2 Comments