Last week it was announced that Grigol Kipshidze will represent Georgia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest on home ground in Tbilisi on Sunday 26th November. Georgia's Public Broadcaster (GPB) has launched a competition to find the country's song for 2017!
All interested authors and songwriters are encouraged to send songs composed for Junior Eurovision to: [email protected]. The song must no longer than three minutes and the lyrics should be in the Georgian language. The call for applications opens on 12th September and will close on 25th September. For additional information visit the website of Eurovision Georgia.
Grigol Kipshidze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in August 2005 and he studied at the National Centre for Folklore between 2011 and 2015. In 2014 he was accepted at the city's Vocal Academy. Grigol has participated in several musical competitions and in 2017 he was a finalist of The X-Factor Georgia.