Interview Eurovision Georgia

From JESC to ESC: Iru Shares Her Love for the Contest and Powerful Message Behind Her Song ‘Echo’

Georgia's representative at Eurovision 2023 and winner at Eurovision Junior 2011, Iru Khechanovi, has talked with Jose Rodari about Eurovision Junior, her performance and the message behind her theme

In an interview with ESCplus’s Jose Rodari, Iru, the Georgian representative for Eurovision 2023, discusses her excitement about returning to the Eurovision stage after winning Junior Eurovision in 2011 as part of Candy Music. She talks about her love for Spain, her dedication to representing her country again, and the differences between her experiences at Junior Eurovision and Eurovision.

Iru shares that her song ‘Echo’ is about the indescribable feeling of love and the search for it. She describes the moment when love fills your body like a powerful “bomb” that creates a unique experience. When asked about her staging for Madrid’s pre-party and the Eurovision event in Liverpool, Iru remains tight-lipped but hints that it will involve the “bomb of love.”

As for her preparations and lucky charms for the competition, Iru reveals that her faith is essential to her, carrying a cross and relying on the power of God and love to guide her. With her passion for Eurovision and her powerful message, Iru is determined to make a lasting impression on the audience and create unforgettable memories on the Eurovision stage.