By Laman Ismayilova
Aysel Mammadova, who will represent Azerbaijan at its 11th enty at the Eurovision 2018 Song Contest in Lisbon, expressed her gratitude to all those who supported her on her Instagram page.
"I would like to thank everyone for their warm and sincere wishes, and I have a wonderful opportunity to represent my country at the Eurovision Song Contest. It's a great honor for me, and I will do my best to make proud everyone who believes and supports me," she wrote.
Forty two countries will take part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. The logo and slogan of the next song forum – All Aboard! – were unveiled recently. The creative theme and logo of the competition are closely linked to the history of Lisbon and underscore the main values of the Eurovision, including diversity.
Portugal won the right to host the Eurovision 2018 after the triumph of Salvador Sobral at the contest in Kiev this year. The Semi-finals of the Eurovision 2018 will be held on May 8 and May 10. The Grand Final will take place on May 12 in Lisbon.
Laman Ismayilova is AzerNews’ staff journalist, follow her on Twitter: @Lam_Ismayilova
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