After 5 live shows, Georgian Idol, the national selection format through which Georgia is determining this yeat its Eurovision entry reached its final show this evening, during which Oto Nemsadze and his song Sul Tsin Iare was crowned winner and the next Georgian representative in Eurovision 2019.

Hosts of the show will be Ruska Makashvili and Vaniko Tarkhnishvili. The national broadcaster  GPB, had selected 3 potential Eurovision 2019 songs. This songs were performed on the Georgian Idol stage by the 4 finalists. Composers of the songs are  Levan BasharuliRoma Giorgadze and Tamar Babilua, while all three songs are written entirely in Georgian language.

Here are the national final performances by the 4 candidates:

  • Giorgi Nakashidze- Sul Tsin Iare

  • Liza Kalandadze- Sevdisperi Zgva

  • Oto Nemsadze- Sul Tsin Iare

  • Giorgi Pruidze- Me Mjera

The winner was determined by the Georgian and international audience that had the choice to cast its votes through cell phones and Facebook. The show’s jury formed by  Stephane Mgebrishvili (Georgia 2009), Natia Todua (winner of The Voice Germany), Tinatin Berdzenishvili (Director of media of GPB) and Zaza Shengelia (CEO of Bravo Records) were present to express only its opinion on the performances. 

Following is the winning performance of Sul Tsin Iare by  Oto Nemsadze who will represent Georgia einai the upcoming Eurovisin song contest in Tel Aviv.