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Eurovision Insight Podcast: In-Depth With Junior Eurovision’s Sergi Gvarjaladze Written by on June 2, 2017

Sharleen Wright stopped off on the way home from Kyiv 2017 to find out how the preparations for Junior Eurovision are coming along. Add the RSS Feed to your favourite podcast application, or click here to follow us in iTunes and keep up to date with Eurovision during 2017 and beyond.

This year, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Tbilisi, Georgia. Sharleen Wright took the long way home from Kyiv to pop into the capital city and meet with GPB’s Executive Supervisor of Junior Eurovision 2017, Sergi Gvarjaladze, to find out what’s happening.

In this extended interview, Wright and Gvarjaladze talk about the venue, the logo and slogan, Georgia’s approach to the Song Contests in May and November, the Contest budget, selling Georgia, travel and accommodation, and how this year’s Junior Eurovision can be made a unique experience.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: In-Depth With Junior Eurovision’s Sergi Gvarjaladze

Sharleen Wright popped into Tbilisi on the way home from Kyiv to talk to Junior Euroivsion 2017’s Executive Supervisor for GPB, Sergi Gvarjaladze.

Kyiv may be over, but we have Tbilisi and Lisbon (probably) to look forward to. Keep listening to the ESC Insight podcast over the summer for more Eurovision news, fun, and chat. You’ll find the show in iTunes, and a direct RSS feed is also available. We also have a regular email newsletter which you can sign up to here.

About The Author: Sharleen Wright

Sharleen Wright is the co-founder of ESC Insight and a freelance journalist and researcher. She has previously worked for numerous community radio stations in Sydney Australia, and contributed to the wider world of comedy holding production and promotions roles at both the Edinburgh Fringe and Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Her written words have appeared online, as well as The List magazine, and numerous fanzines on the topics of television and specifically, Eurovision . She is currently based in Australia and undertaking research on food and event tourism. You can follow Sharleen on Twitter (@sharly77) and Facebook (

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