With a little over two months until Europe's Junior 'stars' travel to Minsk, and proudly represent their home nations. It appears that the process to find these 'stars' are speeding up as another country gives details of their national final. Today, it is the turn of Armenia, who have revealed their running order.
The national broadcaster AMPTV have revealed details of the national final, along with the song titles and artists. There will be eleven songs in semi final one, and twelve in semi final two. The list of songs are as follows.
Semi Final one will take place this Sunday 9th September, with the following songs competing:
Anna- 1 2 3 4
Arpi – Par (Dance)
Nare Elizbaryan – Du karogh es (You can)
GorX – Why Don’t?
Vardan Margaryan – Chanaparh (Road)
1+1 – Misht miasin (Always together)
Eliza – Im Yerazank (My dream)
Ani – ANGELS
Maria Petrosyan – Happy Birthday
L. E.V.O.N – L.E.V.O.N
Lia – Kamats-Kamats (Little by little)
Semi Final two will take place a week later om Sunday 16th September, with the following songs competing:
Sati – Insta
Serzh Arakelyan – Good Mood
Silva Grigoryan – Pokrik zinvor (Little soldier)
Yurahatuk – Yurahatuk (Special)
Vova – Leggo
Lily – Paykar (Struggle)
Sekunda Kez im, Yerevan (To you, my Yerevan)
Melisa – Chameleon
Vahag Mesrobyan – Es ekel em (I have come)
Eric – Ari Pari (Come dance)
Anahit Arakelyan – Shabadabadam
Hatut Harutyunyan – Amar e (It’s summertime)
Those that qualify for the Depi Mankakan Everatesil final will perform live on Sunday 23rd September 2018, where a winner will be found. The shows will be hosted by former Junior Eurovision participants Mika (2nd place 2015), and Dalita (5th place 2011), and marks a change from recent years where the country has opted for an internal selection since 2015.
Last year, the eastern nation was represented by Misha with the song, "Boomerang" who scored a very respectable 148 points, culminating in a sixth place. Could a change in format herald a top 5 finish for the nation. Tell us what you think in the comments below.