GPB the public broadcaster of Georgia, has confirmed that Anastasia Vasadze, Nikoloz Kharati & Oto Bazerashvili will represent Georgia as a trio act at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2023 to be held in Nice, France on November 26.
Anastasia Vasadze, Nikoloz Kharati & Oto Bazerashvili selected for JESC 2023
Earlier this year, Anastasia Vasadze won the latest edition of Ranina 2023. Usually this singing competition for aspiring young Georgian singers, selects the winning act that also gets the ticket to represent the country in Junior Eurovision. However in a slight twist this year, GPB have announced that Nikoloz Kharati and Oto Bazerashvili, (who both participated in Ranina 2022 and reached the Final), will join Anastasia as a trio act on the Nice stage on November 26 for Junior Eurovision 2023.
Their entry is expected to be released soon.
Georgia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Back in 2003, the Caucasus nation made their debut in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. Despite their struggles in the senior contest, Georgia are one of the powerhouse nations in the junior edition. Over the years they have achieved victories in 2008, 2011 and 2016, making them the most successful country in Junior Eurovision.
Last year, Georgia selected the Ranina 2022 winner, Mariam Bigvava to represent the country with ‘I Believe’. During the Yerevan contest, Mariam achieved third place with 161 points.
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