CYPRUS – During the Athens press conference by CyBC and Minos EMI, press and media representatives met with Tamta, the 2019 internal choice of the national broadcaster for the Eurovision Song Contest. Two key news got out of this event.
First, that the song will be revealed on March 5th (video clip) and second, that Tamta and her team are going to do their best for aa great representation of the island no matter the final ranking. Queueing for an interview finally we got to chaat with the artist who although sick, managed to charm us once again with her simplicity and amazing honest smile.
But it’s not only the interview, Tamta sang for us the 2012 Swedish and 1991 Greek entry.
Tamta Goduadze was born and raised in Georgia, where she started singing at the age of five. When Goduadze was 14, married her 16-year-old boyfriend and soon gave birth to their daughter Annie.
While raising her daughter, she graduated from high school and attended Tbilisi State University. Her and her husband divorced after six years of marriage, and Goduadze later left Georgia with their daughter and immigrated to Greece.
Goduadze’s mother and younger brother had previously immigrated to Greece, where her mother found work as a housekeeper. In Greece, Goduadze settled in Athens, but did not have a residence permit; she made money by assisting her mother as a housekeeper.