Georgia: Ranina 2022 to kick off April 16; These are the participants of the Junior Eurovision 2022 selection
The show that will be selecting Georgia's Junior Eurovision 2022 representative, Ranina 2022, is set to kick off on April 16, 2022.
Georgia is a country that has been scoring high in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest over the years and will be selecting their Junior Eurovision 2022 hopeful once again through the Ranina show.
The Georgian national broadcaster, GPB, has confirmed that the 5th edition of Ranina will be starting on April 16 and will consist of a number of shows that usualy lead to a Grand final of three finalists.
GPB revealed recently the participants of the Junior Eurovision 2022 national selection. Namely the little ones to comepte in the next edition of Ranina are:
- Alisa Parulava
- Ana Kereselidze
- Barbare Kokashveli
- Vache Ghviniashvili
- Paro Chkareuli
- Mariam Bigvava
- Nino Gazdeliani
- Oto Bazerashvili
- Sandro Kvachadze
- Nikoloz Kharati
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
Image: EBU/Andres Putting