Azerbaijan: The Land of Fire confirms Eurovision 2019 participation
According to ESCToday Ictimai, the Azerbaijani national broadcaster, has confirmed to that Azerbaijan will participate at the forthcoming 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.
Azerbaijan’s confirmation, together with Estonia’s and Czech Republic’s confirmations lately, rise the list of participating countries to a total of 17.
However the Azeri broadcaster hasn’t specified yet the formula it will use to determine next Eurovision rerpesentative and entry. Ictimai intends to reveal more details on the country’s Eurovision 2019 national selection in the near future.
The Eurovision Story so Far
The Land of fire debuted in the contest in 2008 and since then they have been present in every single edition of it. In 2011 The duo Eldar & Nikki gave the country its one and only victory with their entry Running scared, leading the Eurovision event next year in the capital city of Baku.
In 2018 Azerbaijan was represented by Aisel and her entry X my heart, despite a dynamic performance she failed to qualify to the Grand Final.