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Armenia: Eurovision withdrawal after propaganda attempt backfires

Categories: Central Asia & Caucasus, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Arts & Culture, Ethnicity & Race, International Relations, Music, War & Conflict

Following a botched attempt to justify boycotting this year's Eurovision Song Contest [1] in Baku, Azerbaijan, Armenia today officially withdrew from the international music competition. “As expected, #Armenia Public TV withdraws from #Eurovision They could have announced it earlier with dignity. For now, they are #losers,” writes Unzipped on Twitter [2], also calling it a ‘disgrace’ on his blog [3].