Tornike Kipani should have represented Georgia at Eurovision 2020 with the song ”Take Me As I Am”. However, Eurovision 2020 was canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Georgian broadcaster decided to internally select Tornike Kipani to represent Georgia at Eurovision 2021.
The Georgian entry for Eurovision 2021 will be a song named “You“:
- Tornike Kipiani will sing a song called „You“ at Eurovision. The song is a mix of rock, pop-rock and blues-rock. Meanwhile, the lyrics of the entry are about the universal topic of love.
- Tornike wrote and composed “You” himself. The Georgian star then arranged the song in in Bravo Records Studio alongside Aleko Berdzenishvili. In addition to Tornike’s vocals, the Gori Girls’ Choir, Aleko Berdzenishvili, Marian Shengelia and Mariko Lezhava also took part in the recording of the song.
- The music video of “You” has been directed by Temo Kvirkvelia. Filming for the video took place in a number of different locations. Ballet dancer Mariam Aleksidze choreographed a dance specifically for the music video and her troupe will be featured in the video. The design of the dancers’ costumes was done by Keti Chkhikvadze.
- Tornike’s stage performance at Eurovision 2021 will be directed by Emilia Sandquist – she was previously set to be the stage director for Tornike last year as well. Emilia is an international creative who has dreamed up successful performances in the past for Swedish artists at Melodifestivalen. She is also a member of the Jean Baptiste Group.
Georgia wiil compete at 2nd half of Semi Final 2 at Eurovison Song Contest 2021.
You can find all the relevant information on our Eurovision 2021 homepage: