Last night the  Georgian Idol live shows kicked off , moving on to the core of the show that will determine the country Eurovision 2020 representative in Rotterdam. 

During the first live show a total of 10 acts that had qualified from the auditions,  took the stage and performed before a  jury formed by Natia Todua (winner of the German edition of The Voice and national final participant in 2018), Tinatin Berdzenishvili  ( GPB head of media and of the Georgian Eurovision delegation), David Evgenidze (composer who will be repsonsible for the country’s Eurovision 2020 entry)and  David Aladashvili (pianist).

Following are the videos of all the 10 acts’ performances:

Anri Guchmanidze

Barbara Samkharadze

Davit Rusadze

Liza Shengelia

Mariam Gogiberidze

Mariam Shengelia

Merab Amzoevi

Nika Kalandadze

Tamar Kakalashvili

Tornike Kipiani

Once the live performances were over , one of the 10 acts had to leave the show. The outcome was determined by the Georgian and international audience, who had the right to vote throug their cell phones and facebook. The act that received the less votes was  Merab Amzoevi, who got only the  2,55% of the votes while Tamar Kakalashvili came first with  16,53% leaving behind second  Tornike Kipiani and  Barbara Samkharadze third.

Therefore the 9 acts that we will see on next week’s 2nd live show are:

  • Anri Guchmanidze
  • Barbara Samkharadze
  • Davit Rusadze
  • Liza Shengelia
  • Mariam Gogiberidze
  • Mariam Shengelia
  • Nika Kalandadze
  • Tamar Kakalashvili
  • Tornike Kipiani