Two shows have taken place, 20 acts have become ten and the stage is set for the grand final. Depi Evratesil 2018 has been full of surprises. The drama came in the first semi-final as Wiwi Jury favourite Tamar Kaprelian crashed out. The second semi-final promised to be a bloodbath but the big favourites survived. Now ten must become one.

In 2017 Artsvik brought a dramatic performance to Kyiv after winning the inaugural edition of Depi Evratesil. This year, the artists are competing with their own songs. There is a lot of variety in the grand final — Armenia has ten talented artists and three languages to choose from. The line-up includes everything from drag queens to balladeers.

Asmik Shiroyan and Sevak Khanagyan are two of the big favourites still in the mix. Asmik isn’t the only Depi Evratesil returnee — both Gevorg Harutyunyan and Amaliya Margaryan are also returning artists. They will all have to get past Mger Armenia, the self-proclaimed “winner” of Depi Evratesil, as well as the equally confident Kamil.

The grand final will take place on Sunday 25 February at 21:40 local time (that’s 17:40 GMT or 18:40 CET). Only one artist can represent Armenia in Lisbon and we want to know who you think it should be.

Listen to the ten finalists and vote for your favourite in our poll. As always, you can vote for as many acts as you like, but you can only vote once — so make it count!

Who should win the grand final of Armenia’s Depi Evratesil 2018?

After you vote, let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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AngieP
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AngieP

My personal favourites here are “I’m a Liar” and “Qami”. If I had to pick one, I’d prefer to see “Qami” in Lisbon!

AMBHY
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AMBHY

SEVAK

Fran
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Fran

Go Kamil!!
Kamil is the best by far!!
#TeamKamil
#KamilWinnerOfESC2018

Arm
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Arm

Sevak is set to win, Mger is just a distraction

Miguel
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Miguel

Maria’s Secret and Tamar are already out so i don’t care. I voted Sevak.

Laburnum
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Laburnum

Kamil ftw! One joke entry won’t kill anyone…:D

Artur
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Artur

i betted on Asmik when her winning odds was 50, now it is 4. Please Asmik do it for me and for you)))))

Artur
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Artur

Asmik Shiroyan ….. i want her to win… her song is the best. we know how can she sing,, and her bad vocal in semifinal was only tecnical problem… and AMPTV pls work on your microphones

beccaboo1212
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“You and I” by the one, the only, Asmik Shiroyan! 😀

Artur
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Artur

yea we will win

GreetingsFromFinland
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GreetingsFromFinland

Theres many performances i enjoy in the final but i really would like to have something fun but still sounding great in the Eurovision, so my choice is Kamil Show.

Other greats are Lusine Mardanyan, Gevorg Harutyunyan, Sevak Khanagyan, but well, no need to be always so serious? Let’s have some great fun! Kamil’s back vocals are enjoyable great and his stage performance with others is hilarious!

Avat
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Avat

P.S.
Armenian Public Television with it’s inappropriate technical problems kills all the singers performing in this selection. Finalists must demand to fix that problems or just to prerecord their performances and to correct that issues!

Dear Mark
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Dear Mark

Agree

Avat
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Avat

Mger Armenia and his the only real fan Fisrt lady gonna win proving one more time that we are not ready for such national selection and we need to change a lot of things in this country. I think it is decided and 1st semi final, Mger’s abysmal song’s presenence in this selection prvoves that we are going to repeat our 2011’s experiance. Sevak Khanagyan and Nemra are the most solid entries we can afford this year and they are the ones who are able to bring better results for Armenia (taking into account the performances). No doubt we are… Read more »

RumahDara
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RumahDara

I want Kamil to win so everyone here would be so mad and getting upset lol

Bastian
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Bastian

Nope. If they choose IT, then it will flop. Im waiting for that 🙂

JOSHUA
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JOSHUA

#TeamKamilShow
Great show hahaha it’s so funny and it will stand out with all those serious acts and “not fast food” songs of this year. WE NEED SOME ENTERTAINMENT.

Eurovan
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Eurovan

Sevak or Asmik, but I’m happy as long as it isn’t Mger

Héctor
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Héctor

311 votes to Kamil Show at this point. So ridiculous that there are people voting for it. The only reason I find is that those 311 votes come from Tamar’s dissapointed voters.

Laburnum
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Laburnum

Kamil’s been my choice from the beginning as it has been for many others. Sometimes people want to just want to be entertained 🙂

GreetingsFromFinland
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GreetingsFromFinland

I agree! I loved the Kamil Show’s studio version and had no idea how would the live be, never heard about Kamil Show before. I liked Tamar too as studio version but i liked Kamil Show much more on live than Tamar. So Kamil Show it will be 😉

Andrea
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Andrea

ANYONE BUT KAMIL

Bastian
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Bastian

You and I ofcourse 🙂 LOVE that song and Armenia would slay that stage with this song. Kamil would be a flop.

ArmRus
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ArmRus

Did you see her live performance???

Bastian
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Bastian

They can work on that 🙂

Rick Narcoisian
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Asmik has to win<3 Hilarious people calling her a bad singer. have you seen any of her performances on depi evratesil last year? have you heard her incredible audition on the voice of ukraine that has 7m views? There was sound issues, not her fault. She will slay it on sunday<3 Sevak isnt too bad either

escev
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escev

Either Sevak or Amaliya, people who are voting for Asmik are deaf! Her performance was horrible, and I don’t want joke entries like Kamill at eurovision IT’S 2018 PEOPLE!! WE’VE ALL MOVED ON!!

Elene
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Elene

All of these songs are bad, so it’d be better if they chose Kamil. At least it would stand out in Eurovision (but not in a good way lol).

Srbuk
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Srbuk

Kamil Show

Polegend Godgarina
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Polegend Godgarina

Anyone but not Kamil please.

Alvaricomg
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Alvaricomg

god, anyone except KAMIL (I don´t hate the artist, I hate the character), please, god, I HATE joke entries, I just hate them! they are stupid and pointless, I want quality and good lyrics (Fance, Italy, Germany), not a joke. Joke entries had their place in the early 2000s – 2010, the past is the past, and those are the worst years in the ESC history by miles, ESC is (finally) becoming a quality contest once again, please Armenia, Don’t mess this up. If that “song” wins I wholeheartedly whope you Don’t reach the final, thank good the Jury will… Read more »

Polegend Godgarina
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Polegend Godgarina

It sounds like a graveside singers’ competition is what you want the Eurovision to become. By the way, what quality do you see in Germany’s act (an Ed Sheeran ripoff in every way) or in my country Italy’s (two creepy men with the stage and vocal presence of a vacuum cleaner)? Even though I dislike Kamil’s act, the Eurovision is also entertainment and fun.

Alvaricomg
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Alvaricomg

Yes, I am more into intimist ballads but that doesn’t mean I don’t like uplifting songs, for example, I would have loved “Lo malo” in ESC. However, there is a different between having a fun-uplifting song and a joke act, I think joke are an insult to music, to the Eurovision SONG contest and to the artists who take part in the contest, who have worked really hard to bring some quality to they eurovision and they see how this jokes entries pass to the finals and get points. HATE THEM. May I remind you that this is the Eurovision… Read more »

Elene
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Elene

Both Germany and Italy have very beautiful songs!!

Roddie Santos
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Roddie Santos

Someone that understands me!!!

Miguel
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Miguel

I agree 100%. There are some fun songs that are good (Verka Serduchka or LT United), not this…….

Adrian Kavanagh
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Kamil doesn’t do much vocally but his three backing singers are really good. They should form an act for next year!

Arm
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Arm

I think Sevak will win… His song isn’t bad but it’s definitely not a eurovison winner.

KESC
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KESC

None of them. Armenia is so bad this year. The only option was Tamar, and since she is already out, Armenia can really stay in the semi final.

Steve
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Steve

Agree.

Asmik suffered technical problems, too for clear reasons. She has to go through the same he’ll not to be an obstacle on Mger’s victory. We must oppose to this.

Ron
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Ron

@KESC – I doubt Armenia will stay in the SF. Sevak, Asmik and Amaliya can easily qualify to the final. They all have incredible entries.

Roxy
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Roxy

I miss troll entries in Eurovision, we haven’t get a good one for years. So my choice would be Kamil Show! If not Kamil, then Nemra. I’m a liar is so enjoyable. The others just feel unoriginal and manufactured.

Sean
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Sean

Kamil for the win. We need a joke entry this year. And Kamil has all the charisma and energy!!!

ESCBEE
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ESCBEE

Vote for Kamil!!!!

Roma
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Roma

I don’t understand all these votes for Sevak. That’s such an old-fashioned boring ballad. ._. Kamil FTW!

Briekimchi
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Briekimchi

I, on the other hand, cannot understand voting for Kamil. If an excellent Armenian selection ends up with Puerto Rico as the end result, what a waste of time it all would have been.

Sevak ftw, obviously!

Pavel
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Pavel

Only Kamil. We need the mess.

Roddie Santos
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Roddie Santos

I just can’t understand how you crazy lot can like such a dreadful mess that is Kamil Show and his song! We don’t need shameful things like that on Eurovision, just so everyone can say that is just a joke! To be a decent joke entry, it should be fun, but no, this is just cringeworthy! Sevak and Amaliya had the best performances last night and are the ones who truly deserve to win, if Armenia wants a good result in May, they have to send one of them!

Nicola
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Nicola

Asmik has the best song. She NEEDS to win!

West
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West

I voted for my current top 3:
1. Mariam
2. Sevak Khanagyan
3. Lusine Mardanyan

I just hope they won’t pick Kamil show – although since Armenia is in the second half of the semi-final, it would be an excelent time for a toilet break.

Catriona Colville
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Catriona Colville

I’m genuinely surprised so many are voting still for Asmik despite her awful performance last night.

Roddie Santos
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Roddie Santos

I’m surprised at how many people are voting for Kamil and his horrible mess!

Pavel
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Pavel

Asmik and Sevak are not only bad, but also boring

Ron
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Ron

Honestly I think Amaliya had the best performance last night. The song is pretty good but her stage presentation and vocals were just stunning. I really hope she wins.

LoveWave
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LoveWave

Her song is like Georgia 2017. No way

Ron
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Ron

@LoveWave – no it’s not. The subject may be similar, but Amaliya’s song is very modern and melodic compared to the Georgian entry

Colin
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Colin

Also, let’s add that Keep the Faith is more energetic and borderline aggressive, while Amaliya’s song is very gentle and optimistic.

Colin
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Colin

I voted for Robert, Amaliya and Nemra, but I also like Sevak, Gevorg, Asmik and Lusine.

CharlieChan
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CharlieChan

You know what? Kamil is that bad that it could even work. GO KAMIL! #TEAMKAMILSHOW

Michael Adam
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Michael Adam

Been there done that