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Tamara Gachechiladze to perform at 2017 ESC accompanied by Five Backing Vocalist
Publish Time: 2017-04-18 12:05:00
Tamara Gachechiladze - Georgian participant of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will perform at Kyiv's International Exhibition Centre, accompanied by five backing vocalist - Mariam Akobia, Mariam Jomardidze, Natia Oqruashvili, Giorgi Tskhvariashvili and Guri Pasikashvili. Tamara Gachechiladze will take part in the First Semi-Final of the contest, to be held on May 9. She was qualified as Number 2 to perform on the stage.The 2017 ESC will be held in Kyiv. The semi-finals will take place on Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 May, with the grand final on Saturday 13 May.Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) will air the popular musical competition live. 
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Presentation of Video Clip for the Song "Keep the Faith" was Held
Publish Time: 2017-04-06 16:02:00
Presentation of a video clip for the Georgian entry song "Keep the Faith", of Tamara Gachechiladze, took place in “Studio C”, programm of First Channel of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB), today.Authors of the song "Keep the Faith" are Anri Jokhadze and Tamara Gachechiladze (Music by Anri Jokhadze, Text by Tamara Gachechiladze). Director of the video is Temur Kvirkvelia.Tamara Gachechiladze - Georgian participant of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will take part in the First Semi-Final of the contest, to be held on May 9. She was qualified as Number 2 to perform on the stage.The 2017 ESC will be held in Kiev's International Exhibition Centre. The semi-finals will take place on Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 May, with the grand final on Saturday 13 May.
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Presentation of Video Clip for the Song "Keep the Faith" to be Held on April 6
Publish Time: 2017-04-05 14:40:00
Presentation of a video clip for the Georgian entry song "Keep the Faith", of Tamara Gachechiladze will be held in “C Studio”, programm of First Channel of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) on April 6.Authors of the song "Keep the Faith" are Tamara Gachechiladze and Anri Jokhadze (Music by Anri Jokhadze, Text by Tamara Gachechiladze). Director of the video is Temur Kvirkvelia.Tamara Gachechiladze - Georgian participant of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will take part in the First Semi-Final of the contest, to be held on May 9. She was qualified as Number 2 to perform on the stage.The 2017 ESC will be held in Kiev's International Exhibition Centre. The semi-finals will take place on Tuesday
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Tamara Gachechiladze Qualified as Number 2 to Perform on Stage in the First Semi-Final of 2017 ESC
Publish Time: 2017-03-31 13:44:00
Tamara Gachechiladze - Georgian participant of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) will take part in the First Semi-Final of the contest, to be held on May 9. She was qualified as Number 2 to perform on the stage.The running order of the Semi-Finals of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest has been released by host broadcaster UA:PBC. The order was decided by the producers, using the same format that has been in place since 2013, in order to create a more exciting television show and ensure that each song stands out. The running order for 2017 was approved by the EBU.    The running order of the First Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest:1.Sweden2.Georgia3.Australia4.Albania5.Belgium6.Montenegro7.Finland8.Azerbaijan9.Portugal10.Greece11.Poland12.Moldova13.Iceland14.Czech Republic15.Cyprus16.Armenia17.Slovenia18.LatviaThe running order of the Second Semi-Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest:1.Serbia2.Austria3.Russia4.FYR Macedonia5.Malta6.Romania7.The Netherlands8.Hungary9.Denmark10.Ireland11.San Marino12.Croatia13.Norway14.Switzerland15.Belarus16.Bulgaria17.Lithuania18.Estonia19.IsraelThe Big Five and the host country are directly qualified to the final. The running order for the Grand Final will be decided after the second Semi-Final on Thursday 11th May. The first Semi-Final will be held on Tuesday 9th May. The Grand Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on Saturday 13th May in Kyiv, Ukraine.  (eurovision.tv)
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Georgian National Tourism Administration Conducts Market Research for 2017 JESC Concept
Publish Time: 2017-03-29 12:08:00
Georgia will host the 15th Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), which will be held on November 26 at the Tbilisi Sports Palace. Preparations for 2017 JESC get underway. Georgian National Tourism Administration conducts market research, for advertising companies and independent designers to establish a timeline and estimated cost for development of 2017 JESC concept, logo and slogan. Interested Candidates can send in their concept until April 3. Contact Person: Salome ShulaiaTel: +995(32)2436999(1808)Email: s.shulaia@gnta.ge
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Tamara Gachechiladze performed with renewed version of "Keep the Faith" at Gala Concert to celebrate Visa Liberalization
Publish Time: 2017-03-27 22:28:00
Tamara Gachechiladze - Georgian participant of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) sang the renewed version of the song "Keep the Faith" at the Grand Gala Concert, which was held at the European Square to celebrate visa liberalization in Georgia. Presentation of a video clip for the Georgian entry song "Keep the Faith" will be held in the nearest future. It will be aired by the First Channel of the Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB). Authors of the song "Keep the Faith" are Tamara Gachechiladze and Anri Jokhadze. Director of the video is Temur Kvirkvelia.Tamara Gachechiladze will take part in the First Semi-Final of 2017 ESC, to be held on May 9.The 2017 ESC will be held in Kiev's International Exhibition Centre. The semi-finals will take place on Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 May, with the grand final on Saturday 13 May.
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EBU representatives pay a visit to Georgia
Update Time: 2017-02-23 20:57:00
The representatives of European Broadcasting Union (EBU) are paying a working visit to Georgia.Jon Ola Sand, EBU Supervisor and Gert Kark, EBU TV project manager have arrived in Tbilisi to discuss the organizational issues for Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC). The meeting has been held with the representatives of the Georgia’s Public Broadcaster (GPB), including the project manager Sergi Gvarjaladze and with the Tourism Department Head Giorgi Chogovadze.Talks focused on organizational and technical issues. Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia this year.
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Running Order for the Georgian National Final Revealed
Update Time: 2017-01-10 16:00:00
The Running order of Georgian National Final participants revealed. See the result of the draw which took place in the Press Centre of Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB).1. Giorgi Chikovani, with the song - Make it Right 2. Brandon Stone & Eteri Beriashvili, with the song - Heyo Song 3. Rati Durglishvili, with the song - Why 4. Andria Gvelesiani, with the song - Revolutionise 5. Alisa Danelia, with the song - We Are Eternity 6. Nutsa Buzaladze, with the song - White Horses Run 7. Maliibu, with the song - We Live Once 8. Group EOS, with the song - Urban Signs 9. Dima Kobeshavidze, with the song - Scream 10. Trio Mandili, with the song - "Me da Shen" (You and Me)11. Tamara Gachechilad
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Media Accreditation for Georgian National Final Starts
Publish Time: 2017-01-10 13:39:00
Georgian National Final will be held on January 20 at 20:00 in Tbilisi Concert Hall. Media Accreditation is available until January 15. Representatives of Media can apply via email - info@gpb.ge. 25 Participants will take part in the contest. Winner of the upcoming National Final will be chosen by professional juries and televoters. The winner in the National Final will represent Georgia at 2017 Eurovision Song Contest ( ESC). The Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Kiev this year.
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National Final of Georgia to be held on January 20
Publish Time: 2016-12-19 18:54:00
Georgian National Final of the the Eurovision Song Contest will be held on January 20 in Tbilisi Concert Hall. 25 Participants will take part in the contest. Winner of the upcoming National Final will be chosen by professional juries and televoters. The winner in the National Final will represent Georgia at 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (ESC). The Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Kiev this year.
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Submission Period for Georgian National Selection Ended - 28 Applications Received
Publish Time: 2016-12-09 12:50:00
Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) announced national selection process to choose a Georgian representative for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The submission period for the Georgian National Selection ended. 28 applications have been received. Professional Singers - Soloists and Groups from across Georgia were encouraged to apply from November 7 until December 7.28 participants instead of 27 - Sabina Chantouria sent aplication before the deadline of National selection terms, however, for some reasons, GPB received it late. Contenders list is as follows:1. Nanuka Giorgobiani 2. Giorgi Chikovani3. Davit Shanidze4. Trio Mandili5. Ancho Dolidze6. Elene Mikiashvili7. Andria Gvelesiani8. Group The Mins9. Alisa Danelia10. Rati Durglishvili11. Brandon Stone & Eteri Beriashvili12. Tornike Kipiani 13. Group EOS14. Dima Kobeshavidze 15. Maliibu16. Group Asea Sool17. Natia Bidzinashvili18. MISHO19. Ani Kekua20. Tamara Gachechiladze21. Oto Nemsadze & Group Limbo22. Mariam Chachkhiani23. Nutsa Buzaladze24. Group Sparkle25. Nino Basharuli
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Accepting Applications has Completed in Georgia
Publish Time: 2016-12-08 17:10:00
Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) announced national selection process to choose a Georgian representative for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The submission period for the Georgian National Selection ended.Professional Singers - Soloists and Groups from across Georgia were encouraged to apply from November 7 until December 7.27 applications have been received. Contenders list is as follows:1. Nanuka Giorgobiani  2. Giorgi Chikovani3. Davit Shanidze 4.  Trio Mandili5. Ancho Dolidze6. Elene Mikiashvili 7. Andria Gvelesiani 8. Group The Mins9. Alisa Danelia 10. Rati Durglishvili 11. Brandon Stone & Eteri Beriashvili 12. Tornike Kipiani 13. Group EOS14. Dima Kobeshavidze  15. Maliibu16. Group Asea Sool17. Natia Bidzinashvili 18. MISHO19. Ani Kekua20. Tamara Gachechiladze21. Oto Nemsadze & Group Limbo22. Mariam Chachkhiani 23. Nutsa Buzaladze24. Group Sparkle25. Nino Basharuli26. Temo Sajaia 27. Mariko Lejava
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Winner of 2016 JESC Back to Georgia
Publish Time: 2016-11-22 04:53:00
Mariam Mamadashvili, winner of the 2016 JESC and Georgian Delegation are back to Tbilisi from Valletta, Malta. Friends hosted the winner at Tbilisi International Airport upon return.Immediately after Mariam Mamadashvili returned GPB caught up with the young singer for an exclusive interview live at Tbilisi International Airport. Mariam Mamadashvili has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) 2016, held in Valletta, Malta on 20 November, with the song Mzeo (Sun). It's the 3rd time Georgia have won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest following wins in 2011 and 2008, all with the same songwriter, Giga Kukhianidze.
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Mariam Mamadashvili Back to Tbilisi
Publish Time: 2016-11-22 04:22:00
Mariam Mamadashvili, winner of the 2016 JESC and Georgian Delegation are back to Tbilisi from Valletta, Malta. Friends hosted the winner at Tbilisi International Airport upon return. Mariam Mamadashvili has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) 2016, held in Valletta, Malta on 20 November, with the song Mzeo (Sun).17 countries took part in the 14th edition of the annual singing competition for children between the ages of 9 and 14.It's the 3rd time Georgia have won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest following wins in 2011 and 2008, all with the same songwriter, Giga Kukhianidze.
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Georgia wins Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Update Time: 2016-11-21 20:55:00
Mariam Mamadashvili from Georgia has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) 2016, held in Valletta, Malta on 20 November, with the song Mzeo (Sun).17 countries took part in the 14th edition of the annual singing competition for children between the ages of 9 and 14, hosted by Maltese Member PBS in the Mediterranean Conference Centre.It's the 3rd time Georgia have won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest following wins in 2011 and 2008, all with the same songwriter, Giga Kukhianidze.
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Georgia won 2016 JESC, with 239 points
Update Time: 2016-11-21 12:19:00
Georgian contender - Mariam Mamadashvili won the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), with the entry song "Mzeo" (Sun).Georgia scored a total of 239 points from the international expert and the kids juries plus the result from the Expert Panel. Armenia's Anahit and Mary finished second with 232 points with Italy's Fiamma Boccia in third place with 209 points.It's the third time that Georgia has won the competition, setting a new record for Junior Eurovision. Georgia won the contest in 2008 and in 2011.The 14th edition of JESC was held in Malta. The final took place in Valletta’s Mediterranean Conference Centre on November 20. Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) provided live transmission of the popular musical show.
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Georgia wins 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest
Publish Time: 2016-11-21 10:00:00
Georgian contender - Mariam Mamadashvili won the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), with the entry song "Mzeo" (Sun).Georgia scored a total of 239 points from the international expert and the kids juries plus the result from the Expert Panel. Armenia's Anahit and Mary finished second with 232 points with Italy's Fiamma Boccia in third place with 209 points.It's the third time that Georgia has won the competition, setting a new record for Junior Eurovision. Georgia won the contest in 2008 and in 2011.The 14th edition of JESC was held in Malta. The final took place in Valletta’s Mediterranean Conference Centre on November 20. Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) provided live transmission of the popular musical show.
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Giorgi Kvirikashvili Congratulated the Winner of 2016 JESC
Publish Time: 2016-11-20 22:42:00
Giorgi Kvirikashvili, acting Prime Minister congratulated the winner of 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest Mariam Mamadashvili. Mariam Mamadashvili has won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC) 2016, held in Valletta, Malta on 20 November, with the song Mzeo (Sun).17 countries took part in the 14th edition of the annual singing competition for children between the ages of 9 and 14, hosted by Maltese Member PBS in the Mediterranean Conference Centre.It's the 3rd time Georgia have won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest following wins in 2011 and 2008, all with the same songwriter, Giga Kukhianidze.
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An Emotional Entry of Mariam Mamadashvili - Winner of Junior Eurovision 2016
Publish Time: 2016-11-20 22:37:00
Georgian contender - Mariam Mamadashvili won the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), with the entry song "Mzeo" (Sun). Georgia scored a total of 239 points. The winner of Junior Eurovision 2016 Mariam Mamadashvili sang once again, together with the other participants of JESC 2017. Immediately after Mariam Mamadashvili's winning reprise, the young singer gave an  interview live on the Junior Eurovision stage. "I feel really great, I don't have any words", said an emotional Mariam. She sent her love and best wishes to the people of Georgia; "thank you all, I love you all, thank you!"When asked if she had anything to say to the other participants she was visibly moved. "I love you all, you have beautiful voices, all of you and you have great songs", she said before having a group hug on the stage.
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Interview with Mariam Mamadashvili - Winner of Junior Eurovision 2016
Publish Time: 2016-11-20 22:27:00
Georgian contender - Mariam Mamadashvili won the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), with the entry song "Mzeo" (Sun). Georgia scored a total of 239 points. Immediately after Mariam Mamadashvili's winning reprise, the young singer gave an  interview live on the Junior Eurovision stage. "I feel really great, I don't have any words", said an emotional Mariam. She sent her love and best wishes to the people of Georgia; "thank you all, I love you all, thank you!"When asked if she had anything to say to the other participants she was visibly moved. "I love you all, you have beautiful voices, all of you and you have great songs", she said before having a group hug on the stage.Right after the live broadcast of the 2016 Junior Eurovision Song Contest a press conference took place.The winners' Press Conference started with the Awards Ceremony for the top three acts in this year's Junior Eurovision Song Contest: Georgia's Mariam, Armenia's Anahit & Mary and Italy's Fiamma. Mariam Mamadashvili from Georgia talked about the Junior Eurovision Song Contest: "I've been watching this contest since I was 6 and I couldn't imagine that this would happen to me one day". It took some time for the news that she had won to sink in. "It took me a lot of time to realise, they told me to go up on stage and there the presenters asked me to sing my song again, and when I started is the moment when I realised I had won so I cried!". Mariam then sent a message in Georgian to everyone that accompanied her through this journey.The floor was opened to questions from the press and Mariam was asked Did she dream of winning the contest? "I actually didn't think about that. I've been thinking about all those people I'm gonna meet here, the great experience it would be and, only for one minute I thought "what if...?" and that's it"! As the winner, what would Mariam like to tell the other kids in the contest? "That I love their songs, I love them all ...I really love you guys! You're my best friends!".Mariam Mamadashvili thanked the writer of the song Mzeo (Sun), Giga Kukhianidze and the lyricist Maka Davitaia.(junioreurovision.tv)
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