Georgia: Nina Sublatti to Vienna with Warrior

After 14 days of votings and a 40 minute national final, the Georgian entry for Vienna is known: Nina Sublatti will sing the electronic pop song "Warrior" in Vienna. Listen to the song and watch the video here

This year there will be two Warriors in Vienna: The Maltese warrior Amber and now also a Georgian Warrior: Nina Sublatti. The Georgian "Warrior" is an electronic pop song with lots of drums in the background.

The five finalists

• Misha Sulukhia - "One and only"
Nina Sublatti - "Warrior"
• Eter Beriashvili - "If someone"
• "Niutone" Band - "Run away"
• Edvard Meison - "We are free"

Public SMS-votes combined with an international jury decided the winner, and eighth representative of Georgia in Eurovision Song Contest. The artists for the final were announced 23 December 2014 and the songs for these five finalists was announced on 31 December 2014. The following two weeks the Georgian public votet on their favourite song.

Emmelie De Forest in the jury

The international jury consisted of 5 persons, among them were winner of Eurovision Song Contest 2013, Emmelie De Forest, and composer of the 2012-winner "Euphoria", Thomas G:son. They both gave Nina Sublatti maximum points.

Georgia in Eurovision Song Contest

Georgia has participated in Eurovision seven times since its debut in 2007, with the best result in 2010 and 2011 (11th place), and the worst result in 2014 (came last in Semi-final 2). The only year Georgia didn't participate was in 2009. They decided to send the song "We Don't Wanna Put In" to Moscow 2009, but because of a controversy about the lyrics in the song, EBU banned the song from participating, if the lyrics was not changed. GPB refused to change the lyrics, and withdrew from the contest.

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