“Your Voice” the Georgian entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2018 has been revealed today by GPB.
“Your Voice” was revealed this morning on the morning TV show “New Day” on the First Channel. The song which is due to be performed by Tamar Edilashvili. The director of the music video is Kakha Bukhrashvili, the composer of the song is Sopho Toroshelidze, and the lyrics were written by Aleksandre Lortkipanidze.
Tamar Edilashvili was chosen to represent the country after participating in Ranina last year, the show to select the next Georgian entrant. Since her victory, twenty two songs were submitted to the broadcaster, which were then presented to a jury to decide the Georgian entry.
Who is Tamar Edilashvili?
Thirteen-year-old Tamar Edilashvili was born in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi in 2005. The young singer currently studies at the NK School-Lyceum and the E. Mikeladze Central Music School. Tamar is no stranger to music competitions, having participated in the X Factor Georgia in 2017 and reaching the semi-final.
Georgia has won the contest on three occasions, making them the country with the most victories throughout the history of the contest. Georgia debuted in JESC in 2007 with Mariam Romelashvili and her song “Odelia Ranuni”, where she placed 4th with 116 points. Their first win was just a year later in 2008, with the trio Bzikebi and their song “Bzz”. Their second win was in 2011 with the group Candy and their song “Candy Music”. Most recently in 2016, eleven-year-old Mariam Mamadashvili performed her song Mzeo in JESC 2016 host city Malta, and took the victory with 239 points.