Armenia – Dorians, this year’s representatives of Armenia, have released an official remix of their entry ‘Lonely Planet‘. The remix has been made by Arman Pahlevanyan, the keyboardist of Dorians. The funky dancefloor version can be heard here. It was an unexpected but pleasant surprise! Let us know what you think!
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Tags: Dorians, Eurovision Song Contest 2013, Gor Sujyan, Tony Iommi
Armenia – It was announced today that Dorians rock band, fronted by Gor Sujyan who represents Armenia in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, will perform on May 10th in nearby Copenhagen. Let’s take a more detailed look at Gor, and his band Dorians (who will act as his backing band in Malmo), as today’s featured artist… (more…)
Armenia – Today’s country to look at in a little more detail is Armenia. Gor Sujyan was born on 25th July 1987 and is the lead singer of the Armenian rock band Dorians. Gor and his band will represent Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden, with the song ‘Lonely Planet‘. (more…)
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Armenia – In late January, AMPTV internally selected Gor Sujyan as their representative for the Eurovision Song Contest this year. Tonight, the National Selection to choose the song he will sing in Malmo took place with four songs in contention. “Toy Planet”, “Lonely Planet”, “No Time” and “The Truth“ were all performed by Gor who is also the lead singer of the rock group, Dorians. (more…)
Armenia – Saturday night sees Armenia choose a song for Gor Sujyan to sing in Malmö. Gor Sujyan will sing 4 songs, and the winning entry will be chosen by a combined vote of the TV public and an expert jury. The Public Television of Armenia internally selected Gor Sujyan, who is the lead singer of the rock band Dorians. You can watch on Eurovision.tv at 18.30(CET). (more…)
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Armenia – Armenian Public Television has announced that it received over 70 applications for the song to be performed by Gor Sujyan at Eurovision 2013 from countries such as Spain, Belgium, Sweden, France, and Armenia. The songs from Armenia, according to the spokesperson, “are of higher quality.” Several songs have been shortlisted and will be presented on March 2nd. Gor Sujyan and his band, Dorians, will also present a song.
Armenia – The singer of Armenia rock band Dorians, Gor Sujyan, has been internally selected by AMPTV as the 2013 Armenian representative. He has previously attended Eurovision in 2010 as a backing vocalist for Eva Rivas. The national final that has been announced for 2nd March will now select a song for Gor Sujyan to sing. (more…)
Armenia – The Armenian national broadcaster, AMPTV, has announced that this year it will choose its Eurovision entry by national final instead of the expected internal selection. This is apparently due to high demand from the public. The final will be held on March 2nd 2013. (more…)
Armenia – Armeian website http://www.panorama.am today reported that Sirusho may be asked to represent Armenia again although it is understood that The head of Armenian delegation has not fully decided yet. According to the rumors Sirusho will perform her new song called “Pre-Gomesh”. Check it out… (more…)
Song of the Day – We all have Eurovision songs that we love and listen to regularly. But then there are songs we might only remember because someone posts a link on Facebook or a Forum. In between our rankings we will shuffle through Eurovision history and present a random song each day to bring back memories and give you the chance to discuss songs and years during the “Eurovision drought”. Our song of this day is the Armenian entry of 2007. (more…)
Euroclub – Several sources report, that the DJ at the Euroclub was advised not to play Armenian Eurovision entries anymore. After he played Armenia’s 2010 entry “Apricot Stone” by Eva Rivas, the authorities apparently intervened and prohibited any Armenian music. Azerbaijan and Armenia are in a quasi state of war, which is also why Armenia withdrew from this year’s (more…)
Armenia – The national broadcaster for Armenia, AMPTV, has been given a fine by the EBU. This is in response to their late withdrawal from the 2012 contest. Armenia claimed that the safety of their delegation could not be assured by Azerbaijan. The fine will be the normal participation fee plus 50%. AMPTV must also broadcast all three shows without breaks. If they fail to do so they could be banned by the EBU from future contests.
Armenia – Sadly Armenian Public Television today informed the EBU that Armenia has decided to withdraw from the Eurovision Song Contest 2012.”We are truly disappointed by the broadcaster’s decision to withdraw from this year’s Eurovision Song Contest,” said the Contest Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand on behalf of the EBU. “Despite the efforts of the EBU and the Host Broadcaster to ensure a smooth participation for the Armenian delegation (more…)
Armenia – After all the rumors surrounding Armenia’s participation in Eurovision Song Contest 2012, once the country has diplomatic issues with the host country Azerbaijan, ARMTV, the Armenian national broadcaster, revealed that no national selection will be held.They will choose their contestant internally with the help of a special jury, which includes (more…)
Armenia – After the to and fro about a possible Armenian participation even continued after the official list of participants was revealed, we know have signs that the Caucasian nation is actually going to participate in Baku. The Armenian selection process is in preparation. Armenia’s head of delegation Gohar Gasparian, told the newspaper Novosti Armenia, that the country’s selection (more…)
Armenia – The organization of Armenians in the Netherlands called “Dear Angels” launched a campaign for the singer Lucia Moon (stage name Babayants Lucina, who is born in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh) to become the Armenian representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. The Armenian broadcaster had appeared on the official participants list of the EBU despite tensions with hosting Azerbaijan. (more…)
Armenia/Azerbaijan – Today the EBU published the official participants list for the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Among the 43 participating countries is Armenia. Even though the Armenian Head of delegation has put the participation in question again today, a participation of the Caucasian country is most likely. First of all we have to say that we are happy Armenia will probably be in Baku as Eurovision should be a festival that brings people (more…)
Armenia – And it continues… Despite the fact that the EBU published the official list of participants for the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, the Head of the Armenian delegation Gohar Gasparyan told epress.am that Armenia appearing on the list does not mean the country will necessarily send an entry to arch rival Azerbaijan. “We applied to Eurovision because we are a member of the European Broadcasting Union. But we’re still discussing how safe the participation of our delegation will be in Baku, as well as other matters. We’ll announce whether we’ll (more…)
Armenia – In an interview with mediamax.am, Sietse Bakker, the supervisor of the Eurovision event, claimed that Armenia has not requested any specific security measures for its participation in the 2012 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. Nevertheless, he can only confirm the country’s presence at or withdrawal from the festival when the official list participants will be released, probably next week. (more…)
Armenia/Azerbaijan – There is nothing new about Armenia and Azerbaijan not liking each other, but leading up to the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 which will be held in Azerbaijan, tensions are rising again. Armenian media report false accusations against their rival country while Azeri media praise the fast and professional development, not forgetting to mention the president’s part in it. (more…)
Armenia – Today news.am have stated that there are presently discussions concerning Armenia’s particpation in Baku. Armenian broadcaster, AMPTV also confirmed that the official announcement shall be made before the new year. Armenia may still withdraw owing to bad relations with Azerbaijan and also the security of the Armenian delegation has not yet been confirmed by the EBU. (more…)
Armenia – Armenia has chosen its Eurovision entry for Düsseldorf: Emmy will perform the song “Boom Boom” at Eurovision. Emmy, the runner-up in last year’s Armenian national final was internally selected to represent the Caucasian country in Germany. Las night, she performed 4 songs by different composers and the Armenian public and a jury of experts chose “Boom Boom” as the Armenian entry. Originally the show was supposed to be held last Saturday but as Emmy’s father died only days before the broadcast, the national final was moved to in order to give Emmy enough time to grieve.These are the songs Emmy performed: (more…)
Armenia – The Armenian national broadcaster has just revealed the full versions of the 4 songs that will compete in the Armenian national final.Originally the show was supposed to be held last Saturday but as Emmy’s father died only days before the broadcast, the national final was moved to in order to give Emmy enough time to grieve. The decision will be taken by a combination of 50% televotes and 50% jury voting. (more…)
Armenia – Tragic news from Armenia today: Emmy, who was internally selected to represent Armenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, has lost her father this Monday night . The renowned Armenian sculptor, architect and jazz-pianist Davit Bejanyan has died of a heart attack. In order to allow Emmy to grieve properly, the Armenian national final will be moved to a date in (more…)
Recap – This Eurovision season it seems to turn into a certainty that Eastern European countries love to change dates, selection formats and even line-ups they announced before.Here some examples (and also some national final line-ups) : (more…)
Today with news from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Lithuania, Slovenia, Macedonia, Finland, the Netherlands and Portugal
Armenia - Gohar Gasparyan,the Armenian Head of Delegation has told OGAE Armenia that the Armenian national final, originally scheduled for February 19th might be postponed. The 4 entries that the internally selected artist Emmy will perform in the national final will be disclosed on February 10.
Azerbaijan – Aaand it has happened again: Azerbaijan’s national broadcaster IctimaiTV has announced a change of the date for the national final. The Azeri entry will be chosen out of 5 competitors on February 11. Let’s hope this will be the final change of the selection process in the Caucasian country.
Finland - The line-up of the final of “Euroviisut 2011″, the Finnish national selection for Eurovision, has been (more…)
Armenia -The Armenian national final to select a song for Emmy will be held on February 19 in Yerevan. The song will be chosen by a mixture of 50% jury and 50% televote. Mihran, who performed with Emmy in last year’s Armenian national final will probably not be on stage with her. The Armenian public broadcaster has reduced the songs submitted for Emmy from 70 to 15. In the national final only 4 songs will be presented tough. The names of the composers will be released in the coming days. Meanwhile rumors that Mihran will support (more…)
Armenia – Emmy, who has been selected internally to represent Armenia in Düsseldorf has revealed that her good friend Mihran will accompany her on stage at the Eurovision Song Contest. The duo had participated in the Armenian preselection last year and came second to Eva Rivas.Authors and composers may still submit songs. Until now over 40 songs from all over Europe were sent to the Armenian broadcaster.It has not been disclosed yet when the national final will take place. (more…)
Armenia – Emmy, who has been chosen internally to represent Armenia in Düsseldorf, has revealed in a newspaper interview, that the Armenian national broadcaster has already received more than 30 songs for her. The Armenian public will get the chance to choose Emmy’s song for Germany in a song selection show. According to Emmy, the songwriters are from all over Europe, including Germany, Bulgaria, (more…)