The Georgian Public Broadcaster has announced that the 10-year-old singer Mariam Mamadashvili will represent Georgia at this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
The jury in charge of choosing the representative was composed of the vocal coach Rusudan Bakhstazde, the producer Nato Dumbadze, the director Zaza Orashvili, one of the Georgian representatives in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest; Nika Kocharov, and the Junior Eurovision 2014 contestant, Lizi Pop. The window for submissions was open until September 25th.
Giorgi Kukhianidze, who was one of the composers of Lizi Pop’s ‘Happy Day’, will work on this year’s song along with Mariam. At the moment, GPB has not given any details regarding the release date of the song.
The 14th Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Malta on November 20th with a total of 17 countries competing.