Likely Televote Appeal
Likely Jury Appeal
Georgia are short of a few allies to get close enough to the approximate 100-point qualification threshold.
Georgia becomes the last nation to play their hand for Eurovision. Iriao will perform Sheni Gulistvis in the second half of semi-final 2.
The last review of the year, and based on what I’ve heard so far, I’m going to keep things brief.
Sheni Gulistvis is a nice enough song, but it’s the sort of entry that will be buried in the running order. Croatia competed with a similar sounding song back in 2013 and finished 13th in a 16-way semi-final. Unlike Klapa S Mora, Sheni Gulistvis doesn’t really go anywhere and fails to build into the sort of crescendo required to pull in support from juries and non-Eastern viewers. With more oomph it may stand a chance!
Georgia’s qualification success rate is a touch over 60% since 2010. Semi-2 is wide open in the second half and Georgia could stand out amongst the plastic pop and dull wallpaper songs. I tend to favour non-qualification right now for the basic reason that even the plastic pop and wallpaper songs have more to offer at this point, while also recognising that Georgia are short of a few allies to get close enough to the approximate 100-point qualification threshold.
Can Georgia earn enough support to escape the semi-final?