Azerbaijan selects entry for Eurovision 2018

Singer Aysel Mammadova will represent Azerbaijan at the Eurovision 2018 Song Contest in Lisbon, the Public Television and Radio Broadcasting Company told.

A relevant decision was made at a jury meeting on Wednesday, said the broadcasting company.

Aysel Mammadova was born in 1989 in Baku into a musical family. She studied at the secondary special musical school named after Bulbul in 1995-2006 and graduated from Azerbaijan State Conservatory in 2010.

Aysel Mammadova took part in the Caspian Jazz & Blues Festival (2002), Baku International Jazz Festival (2005/2006), MuzEnergo Festival of Music Improvisation (2007), Montreux Jazz Festival (2009), Caucasian Jazz Festival (2012) and the Jara-2017 festival.

In 2013, Mammadova received classes from renowned musicians, including Alexandre Coppaloni, and Deborah Carter in 2015. She also participated in music events held in Russia, Georgia, Turkey, Ukraine, Israel, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Italy.

Mammadova is a pianist, vocalist and composer. APA