Azerbaijani representative at Eurovision-2012 determined - PHOTOSESSION

Azerbaijani representative at Eurovision-2012 determined - <font color=red>PHOTOSESSION</font>
# 13 February 2012 07:59 (UTC +04:00)
APA reports that Sabina Babayeva among the five finalists won for the right to represent Azerbaijan in the Eurovision 2012.

The winner was determined on the basis of the opinion of the Director of Public Television and Radio Broadcasting Company Ismail Omarov, folk artists Sujaddinov Faig, Rauf Babayev, Zulfiyya Khanbabayeva, honored artist Tunzala Agayeva, musician, professor Zumrud Dadashzade, representative of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism Manzar Nuraliyeva.

The national final concert was held at the Heydar Aliyev Palace. The ceremony opened with the showing of video tape on the history of 57-year Eurovision Song Contest and 4-year representation of Azerbaijan.

One big and six small LED screens were installed at the stage. The special video tapes which reflected logo of “Eurovision-2012”- “Light your fire” were demonstrated.

Presenters Husniya Maharramova, Leyla Aliyeva and Kamran Guliyev performed special dance. 5 finalists – Orkhan Karimli, Sabina Babayeva, Elton Ibrahimov, Fegan Safarov and Arzu Ismayilova fought for the right to represent Azerbaijan in the Eurovision 2012. Every finalist performed 3 songs. Azerbaijan’s representative at the Eurovision-2009 Safura Alizadeh demonstrated an interesting show.

Turkish representative at the Eurovision-2012 Jan Bonomo and Malta’s representative Kurt Kalleja also performed at the concert.

Azerbaijan’s winner at Eurovision-2012 Eldar Gasimov and Nigar Jamal performed at the final night. At first they performed solo. Jan Bonomo, Kurt Kalleya, Eldar and Nigar performed together “Running Scared” after the announcement of the representative’s name.