AMPTV has revealed the names of the 2018 Depi Evratesil finalists. The broadcaster has chosen 20 acts out of the 100 submitted applications. There are some notable names - includingTamar Kaprelian, who represented Armenia in 2015, as part of the group Genealogy.
Other acts worth noting are Asmik Shiroyan, who was eliminated last year in the duel round of national final. and the winner of The X Factor Ukraine 2016 - Sevak Khanagyan.
This time, the artists will compete with their original songs. The song has to be composed specially for the project and not to have been released publicly. The songs will be determined by an international jury and public televote, with the names of the songs will be released on 15 January 2018.
The format of the competition will consist of three stages - qualifying round, semifinals and grand final, and will be broadcast on AMPTV Channel 1. Depi Evratesil will begin on 3rd February 2018.
Depi Evratesil 2018 Finalists:
Last year Armenia chose their representative again via Depi Evratesil. The winner of national final was Artsvik. In Kyiv she performed her entry "Fly With Me" finishing on 18th place with overall 79 points - 58 points from jury vote and 21 points from televoting.