Georgia: Listen to Iriao’s ESC entry “Sheni gulistvis (For You)”
Although Georgia was one of the first countries to have announced its representative for Lisbon, it is the last one to announce its official entry. Iriao will be Georgia’s representatives at 63rd Eurovision Song Contest and a few minutes ago, their song, “Sheni gulistvis” (For you)” was officially presented.
And here it is:
The lyrics are Georgian and English and the song was composed by Davit Malazonia who is also a member of the band. Iriao has already visited Portugal in order to film their postcard.”Sheni gulistvis” is a song with jazz and ethnic elements in the style of Iriao.
The band consists of the following members:
David Malazonia – Composer, Chief of the Group
Nugzar Kavtaradze – Georgian Traditional Instruments
Levan Abshilava – Drums, Percussion
Shalva Gelekva – Bass
George Abashidze – Voice &
Mikheil Javakhishvili – Voice
Bidzina Murgulia – Voice
Georgia competes in the second semifinal on May 10.