Azerbaijan – Azeri television iTV will broadcast the first part of third of their national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest tonight at 18:00 CET. The qualification round will last over the entire week. The candidates will perform a foreign song on Monday, an Azerbaijani song on Tuesday, a Eurovision entry on Wednesday, a song of their choice on Thursday, and on Friday the winner will be determined. In each of the qualification rounds 11 artists will compete and one of them will qualify for the final. Chingiz Mustafayev and Nurlan Növresli were chosen from the first two rounds. They will thus be able to perform in the national final next year. Here are the names of the third group of competitors, that were chosen out of a pool of submissions earlier this month:
A webcast will be available here!
The show will start at 18:00 CET and 21:00 Azeri time and last 2 hours.