Armenia entered the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 2006. Their debut entry was called 'Without Your Love' and was performed by Andre which reached eighth in the Grand Final.
Armenia has some of the oldest churches in the world, dating back to the fourth century and the capital city is Yerevan.
Armenia has yet to win the Eurovision Song Contest but has strong record of qualifying, having only missed the Grand Final once, in 2011. In 2008 Armenia's Sirusho won the Marcel Bezençon Fan Award for her song Qélé, Qélé.
The country hosted the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 after winning in 2010. Armenian broadcaster AMPTV launched a new national selection, Depi Evratesil (Armenian: Դեպի Եվրատեսիլ; "Towards Eurovision") for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, and the same format was used in 2018.