Review: Czech Republic- Gabriela Guncikova ‘I Stand’

Gabriela Guncikova Czech Republic eurovision 2016

Gabriela Guncikova will compete in the first semi final for Czech Republic at Eurovision 2016. Her song is entitled ‘I Stand’ and we give our thoughts in the review which follows.

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Eurovision 2016 Guide: Georgia

Georgia Eurovision 2016

Georgia’s history at Eurovision is still in its infancy. They made their contest debut in 2007 when Sopho Khalvashi’s ‘Visionary Dream’ secured them twelfth place. Apart from 2009, when they withdrew over controversial lyrics regarding Russian President Vladimir Putin, Georgia have competed in every contest since. Their best position to date is ninth which they obtained on back to back occasions in 2010 with Sopho Nizharadze’s ‘Shine’ and 2011 with Eldrine’s ‘One More Day’. They have had their fair share of stinkers as well, having failed to qualify from the semi finals twice. In particular their 2014 entry by The Shin and Mariko ‘Three Minutes to Earth’ was hailed as a disaster by most critics and finished dead last in its semi final. They returned to form in 2015 when Nina Sublatti’s ‘Warrior’ gave them 11th place.

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