GPB has released details about the postcards that will be shown before each entry at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Tblisi.
Zaza Orashvili and his crew have been given the task of creating each of the postcards. They will shoot the postcards in different regions of Georgia to introduce the country, its people and its cultural diversity to a wider European audience. Orashvili has stated that the aim of the postcards is to “show the viewer at home the beauty and the treasures of Georgia.”
The postcard will be shot from the point of view of a Georgian person travelling to a destination where they meet another character to collect a Georgian artefact to give to participating contestants coming to celebrate music from all over Europe.
The first phase of the production has been successfully completed in the Imereti and Adjara regions. The crew is currently working in the Svaneti region.
Famous Georgians will participate in these videos, alongside other everyday Georgians. The opening video for the live is planned to feature Mariam Mamadashvili, the winner of the Junior Eurovision 2016, as she will also will take part in the live show on November 26th.
GPB will also be revealing the interval acts, stage design, and hosts for the show within the next few weeks.
The 15th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest later this year in Tbilisi, Georgia. The contest is to be held at the Tbilisi Sports Palace on November 26. It is the first time that the three-time winners of the contest have hosted Junior Eurovision.
Changes have been made to the rules of this years contest. The amount of a song that can be performed in English has been increased to 40% of the lyrics. While the number of voices on the backing track has been increased from five to six singers.
16 countries will take part in Junior Eurovision 2017: