The Armenian entry has been renamed from ‘Don’t Deny’ to ‘Face The Shadows’. This is to avoid further controversy as the song is to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. This was suggested by EBU and the Reference Group.
The lyrics don’t refer directly to any political events so they remain unchanged. Earlier this week the broadcaster released a statement where they told that the entry has no political content.
No country can bring out any political, commercial or other types of songs and performances that might negatively influence ESC rating. We announce that there is no political content in the song “Don’t deny” and there is no need to look for one.