Eurovision Song Contest Armenia and Azerbaijan Jennifer Meyer, Ed. S. Rutherford County Schools Free Powerpoint Templates
History of Eurovision • A song contest for countries of Europe. • Artists perform live on TV. • Viewers call in to vote for their favorite. • The winner has to host the contest in their country the next year.
Azerbaijan and Eurovision • Azerbaijan has been participating in the contest since 2008. • They won last year. The contest was held in Germany. • This year, Azerbaijan gets to host the contest.
Armenia and Eurovision • Armenia has been participating in the song contest since 2006. • The highest they have placed is 4th in 2008. • This year they might not be able to participate. • Armenians are not allowed to go to Azerbaijan.
OpinionThink, Pair, Share • Think about whether you think it is fair or not (that Armenia might not be able to participate this year.) • Talk with a partner about your opinion. • Share your dialog with the class.
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