Georgia, who won last year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest have recently announced the details of their 2017 entrant. The Georgian broadcaster, GPB, have launched the search for their representative that will fly their flag on home soil, in Tbilisi.
How to apply
If you are aged between 9 and 14 and are a Georgian citizen, then you can apply until the 1st of September. Solo singers or groups can send their entries to [email protected] When submitting your entry, a photo should be included with a contact number and a recording of the song. A professional jury will internally choose who the winning entrant and song is. The winner will go on to represent Georgia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place on the 26th of November.
Georgia’s success at Junior Eurovision
Georgia have proven to be a powerhouse when it comes to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. They have won the contest, on the most occasions (three times in 2008, 2011 & 2016) You can read here about the moment that Georgia won for the third time. They have only failed to make the top 10 on one occasion (2014) where they finished in 11th place. 2017 will mark a historical moment for the country as it will be the first time that they will host the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
Relive their 2017 entry!
If you would like to watch Mariam Mamadashvili’s winning song (Mzeo) once more, then you can see it below
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