Public Television Company of Armenia has chosen the country’s representative for Junior Eurovision 2015.
After several years of taking part in the Armenian national selections for Junior Eurovision, Michael Varosyan will finally get to experience his biggest dream this year in Sofia, according to Junior Eurovision’s official website.
The 12-year old has taken part in his country’s national selections since 2012, coming close to winning on several occasions.
Starting his music career aged just six, Michael has been studying music and singing, and has participated in various international music events and competitions, returning home with prestigious prizes and awards. In 2012 Michael participated in the Armenian national selection for the “New wave” competition, and in 2013 took part in the “Golden Sparkles” music festival – a competition, held in Varna, Bulgaria. There he took three prizes: second place in the performance competition, third place in the singing competition, and a special award for the ”The most attractive participant”.
Michael was awarded the ”Discovery of the year” award in 2013, and in 2014 received the “Best song of the year” award for ”The childhood advice.” Last year Michael took part in ”Slavianski Bazaar”, coming home from Vitebsk with third prize, and also began hosting a television shoe called “Puzzle”.
Armenia has taken part in Junior Eurovision since 2007, finishing outside the top five just twice in those eight years. Vladimir Arzumanyan won the competition in 2010, with Yerevan then hoping the 2011 event. Last year, Betty came third with “People of the sun”.
The song that Michael will sing in Sofia will also be decided internally, and announced in the coming months.