Georgia: Swedish backing vocalists for Sophie and Nodi

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Sophie Gelovani and Nodi Tatishvili the  2013 Georgian Eurovision representatives will be backed by Swedish backing vocalists on stage in Malmo when they perform their Eurovision entry Waterfall. 

Johanna Beijbom, Lisette Vares Uhlmann and Hans-Martin Kagemark will be the backing vocalists who will accompany Sophie and Nodi during their performance at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest.

Hans-Martin Kagemark is a member of the band Schlagerfeber. Hans-Martin is a participant of  Melodifestivalen an annual and very prestigious music competition in Sweden. Kagemark has taken part many musicals: West Side Story, Mozart, 42nd Street. 

Johanna Beijbom is a 25-year-old professional singer from Sweden.
 She has collaborated with one of Sweden’s largest songwriters, Thomas G: son, since she was 14-years old.
 In 2007 she was the  backing vocalist  for the  Maltese representative  Olivia Lewis at the Eurovision Song Contest 
in Helsinki, Finland.
 In 2012 Johanna made a name for herself  in the Swedish music history when she sang backing vocals with the Eurovision Song Contest 
winner, Loreen with the song Euphoria in Baku, Azerbaijan. Johanna is  often hired as a backing and lead vocalist throughout Sweden.

Lisette Vares Uhlmann has been working as a full time singer/backing singer for about a decade. She has participated as a backing singer and dancer in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007  for Malta and Melodifestivalen 2009 in Sweden. Lisette is a well established session singer and she has also experienced participating at hundreds of shows in Sweden and Europe, performing at  various events , TV-shows, nightclubs, fashion shows etc.

Sophie Gelovani and Nodi Tatishvili will represent Georgia at 2013 Eurovision Song Contest , with the song Waterfall. Georgia was drawn to take part in the Second Semi-Final of the 2013 ESC, to take place on May 16th in Malmö.

Georgia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2007 with Sopho’s Visionary dream and is yet to win the event. The country’s best placing has been a 9th in 2010 and 2011. Stay tuned to for more details and information regarding the 2013 Georgian Eurovision participation.