GPB has revealed that Georgia will participate in the 2021 Junior Eurovision Song Contest due to be held in France in November.
Georgia will continue its participation at the 19th edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2021 which will be hosted by France following their victory in 2020. This will mark the 15th appearance by Georgia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
It is still not know how Georgia will select its act for 2021, last year Ranina was used to choose a singer while an Internal selection was used to find a song. In the past Georgia has used both internal selections and national finals to find their singer and song, with a combination of the two used last year.
Last year at JESC2020 Ten-year-old Sandra Gadelia was selected to represent her country after winning Ranina, Georgia’s Junior Eurovision selection show. She sang the song “You Are Not Alone”, a song written and composed by Giga Kukhianidze and Temo Sajaia. She came 6th out of 12th in Poland.
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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.