The Armenian Eurovision selection show Depi Evratesil concluded tonight, when the remaining two acts Marta and Artsvik fought it out to be named the Armenian Eurovision contestant for 2017.
Mentored by Genealogy member Essai Altounian, Artsvik took on the Whitney Houston hit ‘I Have Nothing’. Meanwhile her competitor, mentored by Anush, Marta sang Rihanna’s ‘Only Girl In The World’.
Guest performances came from the Cypriot Eurovision pick for 2017 Hovig and Depi Evratesil mentor and 2016 Armenian Eurovision representative Iveta Mukuchyan who sang ‘Lovewave’ and new song ‘Amena’.
After all the performances took place Artsvik was announced the winner and will go on to represent Armenia at Eurovision 2017.
- Team Essai– Artsvik-31% (jury)+ 40% (televote)= 71%
- Team Anush– Marta- 19% (jury)+ 10% (televote)= 29%
While we now have our artist for Armenia, we will have to wait just a little bit longer on the announcement of her Eurovision song. What do you make of Armenia’s decision? Will Artsvik have a chance of winning the contest or should they have chosen one of the other contestants? Share your views with us below!