Azerbaïdjan 2013

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Azerbaijan participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 and selected their singer in the national final Milli Seçim Turu, which was organised by the public broadcasters İTV.[1]Farid Mammadov represented Azerbaijan with the song « Hold Me« , which finished in 2nd place scoring 234 points in the grand final.[2]

The stage production included a body double for Mammadov, who mirrored the singer’s moves whilst trapped inside a transparent perspex box. The song climaxed with the addition of a female dancer, dressed in bright red, and a swirling red petal snow-storm inside the box.

National final

Televised heats

Heat 1

Heat 1 – 17–21 December 2012
Draw Artist Points Result
1 New Skin 10 2
2 Jahangir Gasimzadeh 3 8
3 Madina Muradkhanova 8 3
4 Vugar Muradov 12 1
5 Anna Zemchenko 4 7
6 Nigar Alizadeh 5 6
7 Elgiz Mammadov 2 9
8 Rinat Alimov 6 5
9 Tomris Naibli 7 4

Heat 2

Heat 2 – 24–28 December 2012
Draw Artist Points Result
1 Shahin Sadigov 4 7
2 Sebel Jafarova 5 6
3 Baku Rock Group 6 5
4 Rafael Isayev 7 4
5 Khayal Taghiyev 2 9
6 Ena-Kamelia Tabesh Moghaddam 10 2
7 Anar Safarov 3 8
8 Ravana Aliyeva 12 1
9 Leyla Izzatova 8 3

Heat 3

Heat 3 – 7–11 January 2013
Draw Artist Points Result
1 Avantaj 5 6
2 Farah Hadiyeva 12 1
3 Mahram Gurbanzadeh 7 4
4 Oksana Rizayeva 4 7
5 Zaka Zeynalov 6 5
6 Elton Ibrahimov 10 2
7 Ulviyya Bakhishova 2 9
8 Adil Bakhishli 8 3
9 Vugar Aliyev 3 8

Heat 4

Heat 4 – 14–18 January 2013
Draw Artist Points Result
1 Sabina Shahmadova 8 3
2 Rovshan Azizov 4 7
3 Aghamehdi Mirzayev 3 8
4 Aydan Nuralizadeh 7 4
5 Elgun Huseynov 5 6
6 Boris Bayramov 6 5
7 Khana Hasanova 10 2
8 Leyla Aliyeva 12 1

Heat 5

Heat 5–28 January–1 February 2013
Draw Artist Points Result
1 Mustafa Mustafayev 4 7
2 Akif Aliyev 7 4
3 Rana Khalilova 6 5
4 Vusal Nasibov 2 9
5 Leyla Gafari 12 1
6 Elvin Babazadeh 8 3
7 Sevinj Thunold 10 2
8 Jalal Abbasov 5 6
9 Aftandil Mammadov 3 8

Heat 6

Heat 6 – 4–8 February 2013
Draw Artist Points Result
1 Farid Hasanov 7 4
2 Aygul Mammadova 4 7
3 Rustam Allazov 3 8
4 Narmina Seyidova 10 2
5 Davud Asgarli 6 5
6 Chinara Ismayilova 2 9
7 Farid Mammadov 12 1
8 Arzu Salimova 5 6
9 Mardan Kazimov 8 3

Heat 7

Heat 7 – 18–22 February 2013
Draw Artist Points Result
1 Nigar Huseynova 12 1
2 Rolan Seyidov 8 3
3 Ad Gloriam 3 8
4 Vlada Akhundova 12 1
5 Arzu Ismayilova 7 4
6 Huseyn Abdullayev 6 5
7 Aysel Narimanova 4 7
8 Husniyya Adigozalova 5 6

Heat 8

Heat 8 – 4–8 March 2013
Draw Artist Points Result
1 Elvin Babashov 3 8
2 Valeria Huseynzadeh 12 1
3 Seyran Ismayilkhanov 7 4
4 Aishabeyim Naghiyeva 2 9
5 Orkhan Kerimli 8 3
6 Aysel Babayeva 12 1
7 Uzeyir Guliyev 5 6
8 Laman Dadashova 6 5
9 Said Ismayilzadeh 4 7

Final

Final – 14 March 2013
Draw Artist Song
1 Leyla Gafari « Pride »
2 Vugar Muradov « Baby Baby »
3 Valeriya Huseynzadeh « If This Is Love »
4 Leyla Aliyeva « Welcome to the Sun »
5 Farah Hadiyeva « We Are One »
6 Nigar Huseynova « I Still Believe »
7 Vlada Akhundova « Big Time »
8 Ravana Aliyeva « Lovely King »
9 Farid Mammadov « Hold Me« 
10 Aysel Babayeva « Sleazy Mo »

At Eurovision

Farid Mammadov at the second semi-final dress rehearsal in Malmö.

Azerbaijan was allocated to compete in the second semi-final on 16 May for a place in the final on 18 May.[3] In the second semifinal, the producers of the show decided that Azerbaijan would perform 4th, following Macedonia and preceding Finland.[4]

Azerbaijan qualified from the second semi-final.[5] At the second semi-final winners’ press conference, Azerbaijan was allocated to perform in the second half of the final.[6] In the final, the producers of the show decided that Azerbaijan would perform 20th, following Iceland and preceding Greece.[7]

Points awarded to Azerbaijan

Points Awarded to Azerbaijan (Semi Final 2)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Azerbaijan (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Azerbaijan

Marcel Bezençon Awards

Further information: Marcel Bezençon Awards

The Azerbaijani entry was awarded one of the three Marcel Bezençon Awards, which honour the best of the competing entries for the 2013 Contest in different areas of achievement. Azerbaijan received the Artists Award, which was voted for by the international broadcasting commentators.[8]

References

  1. ^ Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani. « Eurovision 2013 will be in Azerbaijan ! ». esctoday.com. Retrieved 21 September 2012. 
  2. ^ « Eurovision Song Contest 2013 Grand Final ». Eurovision.tv. 18 May 2013. Retrieved 18 May 2013. 
  3. ^ Siim, Jarmo (17 January 2013). « Draw results: Who’s in which Semi-Final? ». Eurovision.tv. 
  4. ^ Siim, Jarmo (28 March 2013). « Eurovision 2013: Semi-Final running order revealed ». Eurovision.tv. 
  5. ^ Leon, Jakov (16 May 2013). « We have ten more finalists! ». Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  6. ^ Brey, Marco (16 May 2013). « Second Semi-Final Winners’ Press Conference ». Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 16 May 2013. 
  7. ^ Storvik-Green, Simon (17 May 2013). « Running order for the Grand Final revealed ». Eurovision.tv. Retrieved 17 May 2013. 
  8. ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (19 May 2013). « Winners of the Marcel Bezençon Awards 2013 ». European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 19 May 2013. 

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