Oto Nemsadze is the Georgian spokesperson for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam.
GPB has informed Eurovoix that Oto Nemsadze who represented Georgia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 will be revealing the results of the nation’s jury in the Grand Final of Eurovision 2021. Oto represented Georgia in Tel Aviv, Israel with the song “Keep on Going” which placed 14th in its Semi-Final with a total of 62 points.
Oto is one of a number of former Eurovision participants who will be spokespersons in this weekends Eurovision Grand Final, others include:
- Latvia – Aminata Savadogo
- Netherlands – Duncan Laurence – Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019
- Sweden – Carola – Winner of Eurovision 1991 and participant in 1983 and 2006
Who is Tornike Kipiani?
Tornike Kipiani was born on 11th December 1987 in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The singer rose to fame after he won the first season of the X Factor Georgia in 2014, where his mentor was Tamta (Cyprus 2019). In 2017 he attempted to represent his country at the Eurovision Song Contest with his song “You Are My Sunshine”.
Image Source: Eurovision.tv – Thomas Hanses | Source: GPB
Georgia debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007, they were represented by Sopho Khalvashi and the song “Visionary Dream”. Sopho finished 12th in the final scoring 97 points, the song received 12 points from the televoters in Lithuania. Their best result was a 9th place in both 2010 and 2011. Georgia has only ever missed one contest since their debut, this was in 2009 when they had selected Stephane & 3G with “We Don’t Wanna Put In”. The EBU asked for Georgia to rewrite the lyrics of the song or change the song completely.