The creative team of GPB made its decision regarding the qualifiers of 2012 Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) took applications for Junior Eurovision until 29th of June of this year, before deciding on Kate Samkharadze, Nini Dashniani, Luka Karmazanashvili and Elene Arachashvili. They will form a group, which will represent Georgia at 2012 Junior Eurovision in Amsterdam this December.
Professionals will help the selected children in process of writing and composing several music compositions for the National Final. The concert, which will wrap up the national selection tour, is scheduled to be held in September. The winner song will be revealed according to the joint decision of a professional jury and the TV public. In the band are:
Kati Samkharadze – 13 years old. She was born in Borjomi. She is a member of ensemble ,,Little Georgians” . She is the winner of TV project ,,Ana-Bana”. She ranked the 1st place in Choral music festival , which was held in Italy. In 2011 she became a laureate of Gogi Dolidze Festival. In 2011 she took part in National Selection of Junior Eurovision and was qualified 2nd place. She studies at studio ,,Enki-Benki”.
Nini Dashniani – 11 years old . She was born in Brussels. She studies at # 52 public school. She is a scholarship holder of Music school # 7 . Nini took part in the Musical ,,Oliver”.
Luka Karmazanashvili – 12 years old . He is the winner of music contest ,, 2008 Stars” . He is a participant of TV Project ,, Talents”. In the animation ,,Skupi” he dubbed the main character.
Elene Arachashvili – 10 years old. She is a student at gymnasium “Shavnabada.” She studies at Bzikebistudio. Elene plays the piano.
The Host Broadcaster of the 2012 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, AVRO, and the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced that 2012 JESC, the 10th one of the popular event will be held on the 1st of December at the HMH concert venue in Amsterdam.