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Ranina 2018 Semi-Finalist Wins The Voice Kids of Ukraine!

With the likes of Natia Todua, the brothers Nemsadze (Eurovision 2019 entrant Oto Nemsadze and his talented brother and Georgian Idol 2019 co-participant Beso Nemsadze), and more winning the Idols, X-Factors, Voices, and [Insert Country Here] Got Talent, Georgians have yet another reason to boast as another native son or daughter has crushed the talent contest of another country. 12-year-old …

Junior Eurovision: Three Advance to Ranina Final!

Ana Berishvili, Anastasia Garsevanishvili, and Giorgi Rotiashvili are the three young hopefuls going forward to next Sunday’s Final of Ranina, the TV talent show being used to select Georgia’s representative for Junior Eurovision 2019 in Gliwice, Poland. There will no doubt be some controversy on social media tonight and throughout the week regarding the elimination of Nika Petriashvili, who had …

Junior Eurovision Roundup: Ranina’s Final Tour Begins; Restless Spirit Jelusić; Nevena and ZENA Impress!

It has come down to this round. After three tough rounds where a lot was asked of ten young aspiring Georgian performers, we head into the fourth and final “tour” where five of the ten Junior Eurovision 2019 potential contestants will face elimination from Ranina, the reality television contest used to select their representative in Gliwice, Poland. After a musical …

Quintessentially Georgian: Movie-themed Third Tour of Ranina kicks off

It’s the Georgian movie tour on this week and next week’s რანინა (Ranina), as the ten contestants are this time asked to sing songs from famous Georgian movies with the assistance of Georgian jazz sextet The Quintessence. The three female, three male sextet from Tbilisi, each possessing a unique classical singing voice, led five of the ten contestants this week. …

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 …

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