Sofia Nizharadze from Georgia came 9th at Eurovision 2010
Sofia Nizharadze from Georgia came 9th at Eurovision 2010 Photo: EBU

Wrap-up: Georgian Sofia shined in Oslo

Who is she?

Born in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sofia Nizharadze graduated with honors from the musical academy of the Tbilisi State conservatory where she studied piano and vocals. At age 3 she started performing on a professional stage and her talent was unanimously admired by a wide audience.

At the age of 7, she was mentored by Jansugh Kakhidze, a prominent Georgian conductor, author of famous soundtracks for Georgian cinema productions that turned into hits among Georgian music fans. Soon Sofia joined a children music choir where she took the lead as a talented vocalist at various shows, and TV projects.

Later on she performed the world hit Sous Le Ciel De Paris at the French Embassy. Shortly afterwards, Bernard Pivout, a journalist, amazed by her talent invited her to his program at TV5. Sofia has won numerous awards in her career and has also starred in musicals like Romeo and Juliet and Notre Dame De Paris. She has also performed in a duet with José Carreras in 2001.

What the fans thought?

"Oh, she is so charming! And her voice is very strong and beautiful." said a fan

"I really like this song, especially after watching the first rehearsal. Sofia's voice is in great shape, the performance is solid, it should make it to the top ten in the final. Besides, she is so charming!" commented a fan from Guatemala

She finished ninth in the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest with 136 points and finished third in the second Semi-Final, held two nights before.

Check also out who she is by clicking on her Artist Profile.



How did it all start?

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But in Oslo…

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