Georgia

Event

Artist

Tamara Gachechiladze

Song

Keep The Faith lyrics

Music by

Anri Jokhadze

Lyrics by

Tamara Gachechiladze

Participating Broadcaster

GPB

History: Georgia
Event Points Place
Eurovision Song Contest 2017 First Semi-Final
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
   

About Tamara Gachechiladze

Tamara Gachechiladze, who also performs under the name, Tako, won the Georgian National Final. She will represent Georgia in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, with the song Keep The Faith.

Photo of Tamara Gachechiladze

Tamara Gachechiladze has taken part in a number of national and international festivals and creative events. Tamara is a permanent fixture of any large concert that takes place in Georgia's capital Tbilisi. She also often takes part in international jazz festivals and has participated in the World Youth Delphic Games as well as numerous festivals and concerts.

Tamara was member group selected to represent Georgia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2009, Stephane and 3G. Later Georgia withdrew from the contest. In 2015 she won the TV talent contest Your Face Sounds Familiar and since 1997 she has been a soloist in the Tbilisi Concert Orchestra.

Things you should know about Tamara

  • What are the most interesting aspects about your entry?

There is only one most interesting and important aspect in my entry! The message of the song itself. I wanted to tell to the whole world that no matter how tougher situations in life can be, you got to keep the faith , believe in yourself and never give up.

  • What are the most impressive facts about you?

When I was a very small girl I realised that I could sing.

  • Do you have a (lucky) routine before going on stage?

I pray before I go on stage.

  • Why is the Eurovision Song Contest important for you?

The Eurovision Song Contest is important not only for me but for my country as well. I want to make my country more famous and let the world listen to my voice.


About the composer

Anri Jokhadze is famous as a pop singer in his country. He was born on November 1980 in Georgia and represented his country in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku with the song I'm A Joker.

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