The first five acts in Ranina 2021 scored a maximum of 120 points in the first episode of the selection.
The Georgian selection kicked off last night, with the first five singers taking to the stage. All five of the acts that performed in the first show received full marks from all three jurors, meaning that each act scored the maximum 120 points.
A jury formed of three people votes after each performance awarding up to 40 points each. They score each act based on four categories: vocal, performance, artistry, collaboration, up to 10 points can be awarded for each category.
The singers that competed in episode one were:
- Guga Nadiradze
- Mariam Boukhnikashvili
- Datuna Luarsabishvili
- Ioana Navadze
- Keso Russia
You can watch the full show on YouTube:
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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.