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For their first entry, Armenian broadcaster Armenian Public Television (ARMTV) internally selected Arevik to represent Armenia. At the contest in Rotterdam, Arevik came second for Armenia with the song Erazanq, being beaten by Belarus' Alexey Zhigalkovich by only one point. Armenia's second entry was Monika Manucharova with the song Im Ergi Hnchyune, which placed eighth in the 2008 contest in Limassol. Their third entry was Luara Hayrapetyan with the song Barcelona, which placed second (tied with Russia) in the 2009 contest in Kiev.
Armenia won for the first time in 2010 with the song Mama by Vladimir Arzumanyan. On home soil in Yerevan in 2011, Dalita sang Welcome To Armenia and came fifth among thirteen participants. In 2012, Compass Band represented Armenia with Sweetie Baby at the 2012 contest in Amsterdam, placing third. On 30 November 2013, Monica Avanesyan carried the Armenian flag with the song Choco Fabric at the 2013 contest in Kiev. In 2014, Betty represented Armenia with the song, "People of the Sun", placing third. A year later, Michael Varosyan represented Armenia in Sofia, placing second, with the highest point tally for Armenia in all its history.
The Armenian broadcaster announced on 21 July 2016, that they would be participating at the contest being held in Valletta, Malta on 20 November 2016. ARMTV announced on 10 August 2016 that they had internally selected Anahit Adamyan and Mary Vardanyan to represent them at the contest, singing the song "Tarber" which translates as Different. Song placed second with total 232 points after Georgia, beaten only by 7 points .
The contests are broadcast online worldwide through the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest website junioreurovision.tv and YouTube. In 2015, the online broadcasts featured commentary in English by junioreurovision.tv editor Luke Fisher and 2011 Bulgarian Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrant Ivan Ivanov. The Armenian broadcaster, ARMTV, send their own commentators to each contest in order to provide commentary in the Armenian language. Spokespersons were also chosen by the national broadcaster in order to announce the awarding points from Armenia. The table below list the details of each commentator and spokesperson since 2007.
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