Georgia: GPB confirms Junior Eurovision 2021 participation

Georgia: GPB confirms Junior Eurovision 2021 participation
Sunday, 14 February 2021

  • The Georgian national broadcaster, GPB, has confirmed the country's participation in Junior Eurovision 2021 that will take place in France. 

    The Head of the Delegation of Georgia, Natia Mshvenieradze, has confirmed to Eurofestivales, that the country will once again participate in the contest.

    The previous years Georgia has used the music televised show "Ranina" to determine its Junior Eurovision hopeful and is more likely to stick with the same selection format. However more information on the selection method will be shared the following weeks. 


    The confirmed countries

    So far a total of six countries have confirmed their intention to participate in the forthcoming Junior Eurovision Song Contest that will be hosted in France. These are: 

    Georgia in Junior Eurovision

    Georgia participated first time in Junior Eurovision in 2007. 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. 

    Last year Sandra Gandelia wonthe show "Ranina" and represented Georigia in Warsaw with the song "You are not alone" which finished 6th with 111 points. 

     News Source: Eurovoix/