Over the course of April and May, on the lead up to the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, we will be celebrating the countries that are participating this year in Rotterdam. Today, we celebrate Georgia.
Georgia debuted at the Contest in 2007, in Helsinki, Finland. Sopho Khalvashi finished in tweltth place with his entry “Visionary Dream”, scoring 97 points. This included one set of twelve points from Lithuania.
The most successful entry from Georgia was in 2010 and 2011. In 2010, when the Contest took place in Oslo, Norway, Sofia Nizharadze finished in ninth place with her entry “Shine”, scoring 136 points. This included two sets of twelve points from Armenia and Lithuania.
In 2011, when the Contest took place in Dusseldorf, Germany, Eldrine finished in ninth place with their entry “One More Day”, scoring 110 points. This included three sets of twelve points from Belarus, Lithuania and Ukraine.
The most recent Georgian entry was due to be in 2020, when the cancelled Contest was due to take place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Tornike Kipiani was due to represent Georgia with his entry “Take Me As I Am”.
This year, Iceland will be represented by Tornike Kipiani with his song “You”. Will Tornike Kipiani take Georgia to their first victory?
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Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland