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Junior Eurovision Roundup: Shavnabada Tour Marches On, Portugal Returns

Eurovision fans will have been treated to two separate Shavnabada displays this week, with their appearance as backing singers in Georgia’s Eurovision 2019 entry by Oto Nemsadze, “Keep on Going,” and in the fourth week of რანინა (Ranina), Georgia Public Broadcasting’s method of selection for Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland, on November 24, 2019. Four “tours” of different themes …

Junior Eurovision RoundUp: Georgian folk tour on Ranina, Animal Drive EP released, ZENA in Amsterdam

A recent argument among fans of Eurovision is the use of The Idol, X Factor, The Voice or similar singing contest to select an entrant for Eurovision. Many fans view it as a negative influence on the contest, arguing that these contests devalue Eurovision by countries losing their identity by sending generic entrants who favor generic songs. A counterpoint is …

Eurovision in Concert: 28 acts prepare for Amsterdam event!

The first major preview event of the Eurovision 2019 calendar gets underway this weekend, as the annual Eurovision in Concert is held in Amsterdam! No less than 28 participants in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 are getting ready to hit the stage of AFAS Live this Saturday for the 11th edition of Eurovision in Concert. They are; 🇦🇱 Jonida Maliqi …

The “Expert” Panel reviews Georgia: Oto Nemsadze – Keep On Going | (Eurovision 2019)

It’s back! The (in)famous ESC United “Expert” Panel is returning once again! While we don’t claim to be professionally qualified to judge anything, we certainly have strong opinions, so our staff and editors got together to review all 41 of the songs taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel this May.  …

Georgia Roundup: Nemsadze filming at Enguri Bridge, Georgian Idol finalist passes away

Filming for Georgia’s Eurovision 2019 entry, “Sul tsin iare” by Georgian Idol winner Oto Nemsadze, continued this weekend as locations shifted from the Black Sea town of Maltakva to the crossing between Georgia and the Russia-backed breakaway Republic of Abkhazia: Enguri Bridge. The location will be very familiar to viewers of this season’s Georgian Idol, as Idol judge Natia Todua …

Junior Eurovision Roundup: Georgia Selection Continues, Wales Returns

The hills are alive with the sound of Georgian children trying out for Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland! Last week, five young contestants were put through their paces in an “Oliver!” themed first episode of რანინა (Ranina), and this week, another five young aspiring Junior Eurovision artists were put through their paces in individual duets with famous adult Georgian singers, …

Georgia kicks off its Junior Eurovision 2019 selection with Oliver themed show!

What’s good for the adults is also good for the kids as Georgia is selecting its representative for Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland with a similar process to Oto Nemsadze’s victory in Georgian Idol. Starting this evening, Georgia kicked off its search for its Junior Eurovision 2019 entrant with the childrens’ talent show რანინა (Ranina) the method of selection. Georgian …

Cyprus: Tamta’s “Replay” has been officially released!

After last week’s song snippet and announcement of March 5, 2019 as the release date of the full video, the Cyprus Broadcasting Corporation officially released the video for Tamta’s “Replay.” “Replay,” by the same team behind Eleni Foureira’s “Fuego” – including writer producer Alex Papaconstantinou and choreographer Sacha-Jean Baptiste, released the video at 8 p.m. CET. You can watch “Replay” …

Georgia: Oto Nemsadze wins Georgian Idol!

In a stunning beat-the-odds performance, Oto Nemsadze has won Georgian Idol and will represent Georgia at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel. Going into the Georgian Idol final, Liza Kalandadze was both the ESC United fan favorite and betting company favorite, but with an emotionally charged performance obliquely referencing the situation in South Ossetia and the discord that situation is …

Georgia: Who did #YOU want to win Georgian Idol?

  Pity poor Giorgi Pruidze as he received no votes and #YOU overwhelmingly voted for Liza Kalandadze over Pruidze and the other two Georgian Idol finalists Oto Nemsadze and Giorgi Nakashidze. Going into tomorrow’s final, we knew that Kalandadze and Nemsadze, who had each won two rounds of Georgian Idol, would top our poll, but we did not know that #YOU favored …

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