Powered by http://www.eurovision.tv Sofia Nizharadze will represent Georgia with the song Shine at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest in Oslo (Norway), 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. When she was 7, she was mentored by Jansugh Kakhidze, a prominent Georgian conductor, and author of famous soundtracks for Georgian cinema productions that turned into hits among Georgian music fans. Soon after, 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. 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 a duet with José Carreras in 2001.