Georgia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country  Georgia
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 1 March 2008
Selected entrant Diana Gurtskaya
Selected song "Peace Will Come"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (5th, 107 points)
Final result 11th, 83 points
Georgia in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2007 2008 2009►

The Georgian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 was chosen through a national final on Saturday 1 March 2008. A total of 12 participants competed for the Georgian place in the semi-finals of Eurovision. The winner was Diana Gurtskaya with the song "Peace Will Come". The song finished 11th with 83 points.

On 31 December during "Eurovision Year" program of the GPB, 12 songs were presented for selection as both video clips and live performances.

National final[edit]

The participants for the national final are listed below, alongside their songs:

Draw Artist Song Result Place
1 VIVO Life 1.3% 8
2 Aleko Berdzenishvili The Beautiful Girl 1.3% 9
3 Salome Gasviani Share Your Love 32.9% 2
4 Irakli Pirtskhalava Freedom 8.3% 3
5 Diana Gurtskaya Peace Will Come 39.4% 1
6 Salome Korkotashvili Captaine 3.0% 6
7 Teatroni Sakartvelo itsvevs megobrebs 2.3% 7
8 Tika Patsatsia Never Change 4.0% 5
9 3G I'm Free 5.3% 4
10 Tako Gachechiladze Me And My Funky 0.9% 10
11 Tamta Chelidze Give Me Your Love 0.8% 11
12 Guga Aptsiauri Don't Look At Me 0.5% 12

At Eurovision[edit]

Georgia qualified from Semi Final 2 to the Final. In the final they performed in 17th position, behind Denmark and before Ukraine where they picked up 83 points.

Points Awarded by Georgia[1][edit]

Points Awarded to Georgia (Semi-Final 2)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Georgia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Spokesperson[edit]

For the 2008 contest the spokesperson for Georgia was Tika Patsatsia.[2]

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