The EBU, and AMPTV have confirmed that the 2022 Junior Eurovision Song Contest will take place on December 11 in Yerevan. As previously reported it was officially confirmed that the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex will be the official venue for this year’s competition.
No efforts to be spared for the 20th edition of the competition
Hovhannes Movsisyan, the CEO of AMPTV has mentioned that no efforts will be spared to
‘It is an honour to host the 20th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Yerevan – one of the most ancient and iconic cities in the world.
We are excited to work together with the EBU and our partners from public service media across Europe to create an unforgettable journey for our young talents and a state of the art television show for millions of viewers all over the globe.
We will spare no effort to make sure that we create magic for the young participants and viewers, and we look forward to welcoming you all to Yerevan later this year.’
Whilst the Executive Supervisor to the EBU, Martin Österdahl has the following to say
‘Armenia’s cool, classy and contemporary winning song set a new standard for Junior Eurovision, and we’ve no doubt that excellence will be reflected in the quality of show AMPTV are producing in this special anniversary year.
We look forward to working with our colleagues in Armenia, and can’t wait for them to showcase the unparalleled enthusiasm and passion that we know Yerevan has for Junior Eurovision.’
Further details about this year’s competition will be revealed in due course.
Armenia’s Junior Eurovision Journey
In 2007, Armenia made its debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with Arevik and the song “Erazanq” (Երազանք) which place 2nd. Since their debut, Armenia has participated 14 times, won the competition once (2010), and even hosted in Yerevan in 2011.
In 2021, Armenia was represented by Maléna (who was due to represent the country in 2020) with the song “Qami Qami”, which won the competition after receiving 224 points from the jury and online voting.
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News Source: EBU
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