GEORGIA 2014: MARIKO & THE SHIN TO COPENHAGEN
TBILISI, GEORGIA – Mariko Ebralidze and The Shin will Represent Georgia at Eurovision 2014 as announced today by Georgian national broadcaster.
The Shin is a Georgian fusion jazz band formed in Germany in 1998. The Shin are Zaza Miminoshvili (guitars, panduri), Zurab J. Gagnidze (bass, vocals) and Mamuka Gaganidze (vocals, percussion). The music of The Shin smoothly combines Georgian folk melodies with jazz, famous native polyphonic singing with scat, and tunes of the near Orient and flamenco with a modern Western sound.