Bzikebi

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Bzikebi
Bzikibi.jpg
Bzikebi in 2008
Background information
Origin Georgia
Genres Children's music
Years active 2008–present
Members Giorgi Shiolashvili
Mariam Kikuashvili
Mariam Tatulashvili

Bzikebi (Georgian: ბზიკები, "wasps") is a Georgian children's music group who're best known for winning the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008 for Georgia with the song "Bzz..". The group consists of Giorgi Shiolashvili (born (1998-03-07) 7 March 1998 (age 19), Georgian: გიორგი შიოლაშვილი), Mariam Kikuashvili (born (1998-01-22) 22 January 1998 (age 19), Georgian: მარიამ კიკუაშვილი), and Mariam Tatulashvili (born (1998-04-05) 5 April 1998 (age 19), Georgian: მარიამ თათულაშვილი),[1][2] who were all ten years old during the contest.[3]

Career[edit]

Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008[edit]

Bzikebi won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2008 in Lemesos, Cyprus on 22 November 2008 with their song "Bzz..".[4] During their performance they were dressed in outfits with black and yellow stripes resembling bees[3][5][6] and they sang in a made-up language.[2] They won the competition with a total of 154 points.[4][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Montebello, Edward (October 4, 2008). "JESC 08: Georgia Selected Bzikebi". ESCMALTA.com. Retrieved November 24, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b van der Molen, Rianne (November 24, 2008). "Bijtjes uit Georgië winnen songfestival, Marissa 13de". Algemeen Dagblad (in Dutch). p. 6. 
  3. ^ a b "Georgië wint Junior Songfestival 2008". De Gelderlander (in Dutch). November 22, 2008. Archived from the original on December 3, 2008. Retrieved November 22, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b "Georgia has won!". esctime.com. November 22, 2008. Archived from the original on July 10, 2011. Retrieved November 22, 2008. 
  5. ^ "Bzikebi to leave for Cyprus for Eurovision Junior". The Georgian Times. November 13, 2008. Archived from the original on September 4, 2008. Retrieved November 22, 2008. 
  6. ^ "'Wasps to represent Georgia in the Junior Eurovision 2008'". oikotimes.com. 
  7. ^ Yan (November 23, 2008). "Three "wasps" win junior Eurovision song contest". China View. Retrieved November 23, 2008. 

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Mariam Romelashvili
with "Odelia Ranuni"
Georgia in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2008
Succeeded by
Princesses
with "Lurji prinveli"
Preceded by
Belarus Alexey Zhigalkovich
with "S druz'yami"
Winner of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
2008
Succeeded by
Netherlands Ralf Mackenbach
with "Click Clack"