Georgia will select their representative for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest on November 13th.
The final of Georgia’s national final show Ranina will take place on November 13th, featuring three artists vying for the chance to represent their country in Warsaw. Ranina will continue each Friday leading up to the semi-final on November 6th, in which the three finalists will be selected by a jury panel.
Last year Georgia was represented by Giorgi Rostiashvili. With his song “We Need Love”, he finished in 14th place with 69 points.
Source: GPB / Image source: Thomas Hanses
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.