Giorgi will sing “We Want to Love” at the 2019 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
It has been revealed by INFE Georgia that Giorgi Rostiashvili will sing “We Want to Love” (Gvinda Gvikvardes) at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Gliwice, Poland. Earlier this month it was confirmed that a composer was working with Giorgi on the song, and that it is expected to be released at the end of September.
Who is Giorgi Rostiashvili?
Giorgi Rostiashvili is thirteen years old and comes from the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. He was selected to represent Georgia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019 after winning Ranina in May. Ranina has been used to select the Georgian representative at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest since 2018. The format sees young singers perform a variety of styles with Georgian singers and musical icons.
Source: Eurovision INFE Georgia
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.