March 15, 2014 - 16:42 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - Singer and comedian Aram Sargsyan aka Aram MP3’s “Not Alone” was selected as Armenia’s entry at 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.
The song is composed by the singer himself, with lyrics by Garik Papoyan.
The song video featuring actors being Diana Malenko and Vahag Martirosyan, was helmed by Grigor Gasparyan.
While a student in Yerevan State Medical University in early 2000, Aram Mp3 performed at KVN comedy show, first among Armenian universities and later in the Armenian team Ararat in Moscow.
In 2006, Aram joined several other popular comedians to form 32 Atam (32 Teeth) stand-up comedy show. During his first years in 32 Atam he often performed humorous covers of popular songs earning the nickname Aram MP3, referring the common audio format.
In 2007 he won at Armenian First Channel's 2 Astgher (2 Stars) program. He went on to perform at jazz and blues clubs, record songs and shoot music videos. The comedian hosted a number of TV shown including X Factor, Armenian Idol, My Name Is..., Power Of 10. In 2010, Aram and his friends formed Vitamin stand-up comedy club. He has since been in several shows at Armenia TV.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2014 will take place at the B&W Hallerne, in Copenhagen, Denmark, following Emmelie de Forest's win in the 2013 contest with the song "Only Teardrops". Denmark will host the contest for the 3rd time, the last time being in 2001.
On 2 September 2013, Danish public broadcaster DR announced that it had chosen Copenhagen as the host city for the 2014 contest. The contest will be held at the former shipyard Refshaleoen, in the B&W Hallerne, with the social networking hashtag "#JoinUs" as the motto. The location will be remade to accommodate the event, with the surrounding area being transformed into "Eurovision Island".