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Tornike makes it three in a row and Guchmanidze out after intense Georgian Idol elimination round

It was an intense live show of Georgian Idol, as Tornike Kipiani kept his cool during a stage invasion while performing a very eccentric take on Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Gethsemane (I only want to say)”. No matter, though, as Tornike received the most votes for the third week in the row and did not let the bearded stage invader who …

Georgia Round-up: Tornike wins again, Ranina auditions begin!

It’s two in a row as last week’s victor Tornike Kipiani won the 3rd elimination week of Georgian Idol. In a contemporary Georgian classics themed episode, Kipiani won 21.17% of the televote with his cover of Genetic Code’s classic “Artificial Love.” Nika Kalandadze, whose twin sister Liza won an elimination round in last season’s Idol with her cover of “Artificial …

Tornike Kipiani the new leader in Georgian Idol second elimination round!

It was a battle of three queens this evening on Georgian Idol as Tornike Kipiani edged out Tamar Kakalashvili and Barbara Samkharadze to become the new leader in the musical and soundtrack themed second elimination round. Kipiani triumphed with 19.13% of the televote with his performance of indie punk rock band The Subways’s “Rock ‘n Roll Queen.” Kakalashvili, who was …

Queen Tamar the first winner of Georgian Idol Elimination Rounds!

In a dramatic first elimination round, Tamar Kakalashvili was crowned the first leader with 16.53% of the online and telephone vote after a rousing performance of a Beatles’s medley of “Golden Slumbers” and “Carry That Weight.” Tamar arrived singing “Queen,” and so she proved on her first live concert of the Georgian Idol season. Kakalashvili triumphed with her interpretation of …

TV-1’s Ranina announces Georgia’s participation at Junior Eurovision 2020

Georgia Public Broadcasting’s TV-1 talent show Ranina announced today that Georgia will be participating at Junior Eurovision 2020 and that Ranina will be the method of selection for the third year running. ๐ŸŽผ๐ŸŽคแƒ“แƒ˜แƒ“แƒ˜ แƒ›แƒฃแƒกแƒ˜แƒ™แƒšแƒฃแƒ แƒ˜ แƒ“แƒฆแƒ”แƒกแƒแƒกแƒฌแƒแƒฃแƒšแƒ˜ แƒ แƒแƒœแƒ˜แƒœแƒ โ—๐Ÿฅแƒ›แƒ”แƒกแƒแƒ›แƒ” แƒกแƒ”แƒ–แƒแƒœแƒ˜แƒกแƒ—แƒ•แƒ˜แƒก แƒ™แƒแƒœแƒ™แƒฃแƒ แƒกแƒแƒœแƒขแƒ”แƒ‘แƒ˜แƒก แƒจแƒ”แƒ แƒฉแƒ”แƒ•แƒ แƒ˜แƒฌแƒงแƒ”แƒ‘แƒ โ—๐Ÿšถ๐Ÿšถโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธแƒ—แƒฃ แƒฎแƒแƒ  8-14 แƒฌแƒšแƒแƒ›แƒ“แƒ”… Posted by แƒ แƒแƒœแƒ˜แƒœแƒ โ€ข Ranina on Wednesday, November 13, 2019 A full six days after Junior …

POLL: Who do #YOU want to win Junior Eurovision 2019?

With just over a week to go, the excitement for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest is hotting up! Nineteen countries will take to the stage in Gliwice, Poland, with one act set to follow in Roksana Wegiel’s footsteps and be crowned as the Junior Eurovision champion! But which country do #YOU think should win the contest? Vote in our …

Ten finalists announced after third audition round on Georgian Idol

The third and final audition round concluded on Georgian Idol this evening, with the ten finalists being selected after a second round. The ten finalists, in order of announcement, are (audition round performances linked in name): Barbara Samkharadze Anri Guchmanidze Tornike Kipiani Merab Amzoevi David Rusadze Nika Kalandadze Mariam Shengelia Mariam Gogiberidze Liza Shengelia Tamar Kakalashvili Hosted by Ruska Makashvili, …

Junior Eurovision 2019 Reviews: Georgia

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Itโ€™s 14 days to go until Junior Eurovision 2019, and we are counting down the 19 nations who are participating in Gliwice-Silesia on Sunday, November 24, 2019. Every day we …

State of the Junior Eurovision 2019 race: Who’s winning online?

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. There is a major televote difference between Eurovision and its Junior Eurovision counterpart, and it is a difference that makes predicting the televote winner a little more intriguing and more open to speculation. …

There is a house in Tbilisi they call the Rising Sun: Georgian Idol Auditions continue

The new series of Georgia’s franchise of Idol continued this evening with the second of three audition rounds shown on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s (GPB) TV-1. Hosted by Ruska Makashvili, Star of Georgia or Georgian Idol, is the Caucasus nation’s version of the Idol franchise. It is the second straight year the show will serve as the selection method for Georgia’s …

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