Georgia's Public Broadcaster (GPB) has announced that Grigol Kipshidze will represent the country in the 2017 Junior Eurovision Song Contest which will be held in the capital Tbilisi on Sunday 26th November. Grigol was selected by an expert panel and his song will be revealed in the coming weeks.
Grigol Kipshidze was born in Tbilisi, Georgia in August 2005 and he studied at the National Centre for Folklore between 2011 and 2015. In 2014 he was accepted at the city's Vocal Academy. Grigol has participated in several musical competitions and in 2017 he was a finalist of The X-Factor Georgia.
Georgia is the most successful country in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest having won the competition a record three times.