The Azeri Semi-Final was held at the Ictimai TV Studios in Baku from January 10th - January 14th, hosted by Husniya Maharramova & Leyla Aliyeva. Before the semi-final there were 7 quarter-finals - click here for details: AZERI QUARTER-FINALS 2011 Nikola Barkley decided not to take part in the semi-final. The contestants sang a "World Hit" on Monday, an "Azeri Hit" on Tuesday, a ESC entry on Wednesday, Thursday was "Performance day" and on Friday they sang a song of their own choice before the winner was determined. The top 5, chosen by televoting (50%) & an "expert" jury (50%) qualified for the final, however the finalists were not announced until January 17th.
AZERI NATIONAL FINAL 2011
2011 NATIONAL FINALS