Giorgi Rostiashvili is the midst of rehearsals for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland.
Giorgi is in the final days of rehearsing in Georgia, ahead of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The young performer has been rehearsing in Tbilisi, ahead of the contest next week in Gliwice-Silesia.
GPB has enlisted the help of Shako Popiashvili to help stage the Georgian entry on stage in Poland. Shako was the Production Designer for Georgia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, where he staged Iriao.
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.
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.