The six singers that will progress to the semi-final stage of Ranina 2021 have been determined in Georgia.
Last night the six singers that will compete in the semi-final of Ranina 2021 were determined. After four performances each, the six singers that scored the highest number of points across the shows qualified for the semi-final. They are:
- Barbara Makhatadze – 478 points
- Datuna Luarsabishvili – 478 points
- Gega Shonia – 480 points
- Guga Nadiradze – 479 points
- Keso Rusia – 480 points
- Nikoloz Kajaia – 480 points
This means that the four eliminated acts are:
- Nini Orkoshneli – 474 points
- Andria Beridze – 472 points
- Mariam Bukhnikashvili – 475 points
- Ioana Navadze – 477 points
The Semi-Final of Ranina 2021 takes place on October 30, the three finalists will be determined by 100% jury voting.
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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.