After being revealed as the Georgian representative for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, Circus Mircus has revealed their entry “Lock Me In” – one day earlier than previously reported. Georgia is set to participate on the first half of the second semi-final on the 12th of May.
No music video was released by the band due to the ongoing war in Ukraine. In the premiere’s description, the band said:
“Due to the war in Ukraine, we feel that it is not the right time to release our happy and colorful music video.
As per ESC guidelines, the submission deadline is near, so we decided to release only audio, while using the black background instead of the official music video footage, to express our share of solidarity towards our Ukrainian sisters and brothers.
We hope to post our music video in the near future, when these terrible events are over and our societies start getting back to normal. And of course, Слава Україні! Героям слава!Circus Mircus, Georgian Eurovision representative for 2022
Who are Circus Mircus?
Very little appears to be known about Circus Mircus. Their Facebook page header even has their faces blurred out of it!
We do know that there are three members – Bavonc Gevorcyan, Igor Von Lichtenstein and Damocles Stavriadis – and that the band was formed in 2020 after the three dropped out of the local circus academy.
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Georgia’s Eurovision Journey
Georgia’s history in Eurovision has been mixed since they began competing in 2007, represented by Sopho Khalvashi with Visionary Dream. Their highest placements – both coming in 9th – were achieved in 2010 and 2011, with Sopho Niharadze performing Shine and Eldrine with One More Day. They have not qualified for the final since 2016, where they were represented by Nika Kocharov & Young Georgian Lolitaz with Midnight Gold. They were represented in both 2020 and 2021 with Tornike Kipiani. His 2021 song You came 16th in the semi-final.
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