Anahit Adamyan and Mary Vardanyan will represent Armenia in the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Anahit and Mary were chosen through an internal selection by the creative team of the Public TV Company of Armenia. Tarber was composed by Nick Egibyan, lyrics were written by Avet Barseghyan.
Anahit is 13 years old and was born in Sochi, Russia but has a very strong connection to her motherland, Armenia whilst Mary, who is also 13 years old, and was born in Vardenis, Armenia.
Anahit started singing when she was just 4 years old. Her professional career started in 2013, when she participated in the auditions of Russia’s The Voice Kids competition. Anahit’s biggest dream was to be a part of the Eurovision family, and this year her dream is coming true!
“I’m beyond happy to have a chance to represent my motherland in my favourite show – the Junior Eurovision! Mary and I will do our best to impress everyone and make Armenians proud,” Anahit told a press conference in Yerevan.
Mary took her first steps into music back in 2011, when she started studying music at the Do-Re-Mi vocal school. She has participated in numerous music competitions, including the Renaissance International Music Festival, where she took the grand prix. She also took first place in the Friendship of Nations music competition in Armenia.
“I have always dreamed of standing on the big Eurovision stage and performing for the huge audience. That day is almost here! We will do our best to present a great show and impress everyone,” said Mary.