Who is Azerbaijan’s Eurovision entry Dihaj?

Meet the woman who's brining "experimental doom pop" to Eurovision

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Name: Dihaj aka Diana Hajiyeva

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Instagram: @dihajofficial


Who is Dihaj?

After graduating from the Baku Music Acadmey in 2010 Dihaj moved to London where she studied at The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance and became involved in a trance trio called Looper & Mancus.

She decided to set up her own band and the result was this year’s Eurovision act. The group she performs with are an electronic outfit from Baku, and their music has apparently been described as “experimental doom pop”.

Keep an eye out for the bloke with the horse’s head.

What’s Azerbaijan’s Eurovision song called?

The song is called Skeletons and it comes courtesy of songwriters Isa Melikov and Sandra Bjurman, who was on the team who secured Azerbaijan’s 2011 Eurovision victory.

 Here’s everything you need to know about the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Eurovision 2017: Who’s performing in the final?

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Check out the full list of acts and running order for the show, starting live on BBC1 at 8pm.

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1. IMRI
Israel

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2. Kasia Moś
Poland

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3. Naviband
Belarus 

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4. Nathan Trent
Austria

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5. Artsvik
Armenia

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6. OG3NE
Netherlands

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7. Sunstroke Project
Moldova

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8. Joci Pápai
Hungary

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9. Francesco Gabbani
Italy

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10. Anja
Denmark 

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11. Salvador Sobral
Portugal

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12. Dihaj
Azerbaijan

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13. Jacques Houdek
Croatia

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14. Isaiah
Australia

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15. Demy
Greece

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16. Manel Navarro
Spain

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17. JOWST
Norway

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18. Lucie Jones
United Kingdom

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19. Hovig
Cyprus

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20. Ilinca ft. Alex Florea
Romania

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21. Levina
Germany

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22. O.Torvald
Ukraine

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23. Blanche
Belgium

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24. Robin Bengtsson
Sweden

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25. Kristian Kostov
Bulgaria

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26. Alma
France