Georgia: Nika Kocharov & Young Georgian Lolitaz to Stockholm!

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GPB, the Georgian national broadcaster has revealed the name of the 2016 Georgian representative earlier today during a press conference in Tblisi.

Nika Kocharov & The Young Georgian Lolitaz will have the honour of representing Georgia at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden next May.

Nika Kocharov and Young Georgian Lolitaz are an all male Georgian alternative indie band consisting of  Nika Kocharov (vocals, guitar), Gia Iashvili (vocals, bass), Nick Davitashvili (guitar, keyboards) and Dima Oganesian (drums). They have been selected via an internal selection by GPB in order to fly the Georgian flag at in Stockholm next May.

Georgian Public Broadcaster (GPB) has announced the contest to select the Georgian entry song for 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. The entry song should be created specifically created for the 2016 Georgian representatives with the following requirement: melodic song structure of alternative and indie rock with electronic beats, synths and/or samples, and club orientation of post-disco dance music. The composition (lyrics and music) must not have been commercially released before. The song should be less than 3 minutes long. All interested musicians, songwriters are invited to submit their pontential songs (audio version),along with their photo and CV, via e-mail  to the following email address: [email protected] . The submission period is opened as of today 15 December until 8 January.

Hereafter a special GPB committee will select the 5 best songs out of all the submitted entries. The 2016 Georgian entry will be selected via live audience/ jury deliberation. More details will disclosed in due course by the Georgian broadcaster.

The 2016 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 10, 12 and 14 at the Ericsson Globen Arena in Stockholm, Sweden.

Gay swimmer- The Young Georgian Lolitaz

Georgia opted for a national final in 2015 in order to select its Eurovision entry for Vienna. Nina Sublatti won the the golden ticket to represent Georgia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with her entry Warrior.

Georgia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007 and is yet to win the competition. The country’s highest placing in the competition, namely 9th, was achieved in 2010 and 2011.

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