The Public TV Company confirmed Armenia’s particpation at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. The entry will be revealed on October 13 at 17:15 CET during the ‘’Profession of a journalist’’ TV show. The provisional deadline for participation has recently passed and this official announcement brings up the confirmed number of participants to 38.
The broadcaster already posted the promo video online for your viewing pleasure. The clip confirms that a female singer was chosen so now the speculations shall begin.
The official statement:
Armenia has officially confirmed its participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Amenian entry for the Europe’s favorite TV show will be revealed on October 13 at 19:15 local time (17:15 CET) during the ‘’Profession of a journalist’’ TV show. You can watch the announcement live on the day of premiere, by following the live stream at http://www.1tv.am/en/live/. You can also watch the promo video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i9KgLRbbr8.
We will keep you updated on the process and any possible rumors on the artist.
Armenia has a pretty good track record at Eurovision, only failing once to qualify from the Semi Finals. Last year, the project Genealogy flew the Armenian flag in Vienna and managed to qualify from the Semis with their entry “Face the Shadows”.