Georgia: Ranina 2022 semifinalists determined

Georgia: Ranina 2022 semifinalists determined
Monday, 06 June 2022

  • The show that will be selecting the Georigian Junior Eurovision 2022 act, Ranina 2022, has determined the six semifinalists. 

    Six contestants have made it to the semi-final stage of Ranina 2022 and come a step closer in representing Georgia at Junior Eurovision in Yerevan, Armenia in December. 

    After seven shows among which four thematic competing rounds, six acts have managed to pass through to the semifinals. Namely, the six acts that made it to the next stage of the Georigian Junior Eurovision 2022 selection are: 

    • Alisa Parulava
    • Mariam Bigvava
    • Sandro Kvachadze
    • Nikoloz Kharati
    • Vache Ghviniashvili
    • Oto Bazerashvili


    This means that the four acts that will have to leave the show are: 

    • Nini Gazdeliani
    • Kato Chkareuli
    • Ana Kereselidze
    • Barbare Kokashvili

    In the upcoming semi-final heat on Saturday the six contestants will perform before the jury aiming to grab one of the three spots that lead to the final show of Ranina 2022. 

    Watch below the show that determined the six semifinalists: 

    Georgia in Junior Eurovision

    Georgia participated first time in Junior Eurovision in 2007 and is one of the most successful nations in the competiton. The country has won the contest 3 times , namely in 2008, 2011 and 2016. Out of 12 participations it has finished in a top 10 placing 11 times while the worst result came in 2014 when Georgia finished 11th. In 2018 Tamar Edilashvili represented the country with the song Your Voice, which came 8th with a total of  144 points.

    In 2019 Giorgi Rostiashvili won the ticket to represent Georgia in Poland with the song  entitled We Need Love that finished 14th with 69 points, the worst result up to date. In 2022 Sandra Gandelia won the show "Ranina" and represented Georigia in Warsaw with the song "You are not alone" which finished 6th with 111 points. 

    Last year Niko Kajaia represented Georgia in Paris, singing “Let’s Count The Smiles" finishing in the honorable 4th place with 163 points.


    News Source: GPB/Eurovoix

    Image: GPB