Azerbaijan continues non-stop its national selection, Milli Seçim Turu, with the semi-final shows. Orhan Kerimli, Meryem Kerimova, Hayyam Mustafazadeh, Feqan Seferov, Elton İbrahimov, Adil Bakışlı, Sabina Babayeva and Arzu İsmailova will perform to qualify to the final where only five names will be proceed.
Tonight, we came to the end of the long process of Azerbaijan's national final, Milli Seçim Turu 2012. Another group of nine participants fought for the last ticket to semi-finals where Arzu İsmailova got the winning award.
Selections in the host country continue with its seventh heat this week where another group of nine participants fought the battle of the semi-final where Sabina Babayeva took the ticket. There will be a break in the selections next week when the day of mourning will be commemorated in Azerbaijan claiming genocide of Armenians in Xodjali.
The last heat of the year was held tonight in host country's national final, Milli Seçim Turu 2012. As usual, nine participants fought for the fifth ticket to the semi-finals where Elton İbrahimov joined the previous winners, Orhan Kerimli, Meryem Kerimova, Hayyam Mustafazadeh and Feqan Seferov.
Host country Azerbaijan continues non-stop with their national selection, Milli Seçim Turu's, fifth heat this week. Another group of nine participants will fight for the semi-final battle and the winner will be placed alongside the previous semi-finalistsl; Orhan Kerimli, Meryem Kerimova, Hayyam Mustafazadeh and Feqan Seferov.
Tonight, we have reached the half-way point in the elimination stage of the host country's national final, Milli Seçim Turu 2012. Eight participants in total have fought the battle this week to qualify for the semi-final. Feqan Seferov was the lucky singer who won the ticket.
This week, the selection Milli Seçim Turu continued with its 3rd heat in Azerbaijan. Another group of nine participants have fought the battle to qualify for the semi-final, where Hayyam Mustafazadeh got the ticket.
The Azeri host broadcaster İçtimai Tv will start looking for its 2012 Eurovision Song Contest participant in a couple of days. The window to submit an entry will only be open for ten days. The winner of their national selection will, as usual with a host country, be guaranteed a place in the final in May.
Two weeks after winning the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest people are still discussing whether or not Azerbaijan only won as a result of Turkey not making it to the final. And why did the winning couple run on stage waving the Turkish flag instead of the Azerbaijani one?
On Saturday night, Azerbaijan won the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in their 4th competition, with Eldar and Nigar, known as Ell & Nikki, and their song, Running Scared. As the country won the competition, the media in Azerbaijan reacted very positively.