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Latvia: Five Things to Know About Citi Zēni

To read about Citi Zēni in their own words, read our interview with the band from February 4.  No Eurovision act this season has made a bigger splash than Citi Zēni did in the first 15 seconds of their Supernova-winning entry “Eat Your Salad”. So it should have come as no surprise that Latvia, Eurovision’s notorious wildcard nation, chose them …

Latvia: Final reviews for the Supernova songs

Latvia will be selecting their representative tonight. 10 acts initially advanced to the final, but there was a wildcard given to one of the acts because of technical difficulties with their performance. After having discussed the first six songs yesterday, let’s take a look at the final 5 songs and give our reviews! On today’s review panel we find: Boris …

Latvia: Reviews on the first 6 Supernova songs

Latvia will be selecting their representative this Saturday. 10 acts initially advanced to the final, but there was a wildcard given to one of the acts because of technical difficulties with their performance. Today we will discuss the first 6 songs from the running order and tomorrow we will talk about the remaining 5! On today’s review panel we find: …

LTV announces the Supernova running-order for February 12th’s final

As we announced on Saturday, ten acts are still in the running to gain Latvia’s ticket to Eurovision this coming May. The remaining artists represent a few sure qualifiers like fan favorite Citi Zēni and former Eurovision participant Aminata (despite her at-home performance in the semi-final), and some shock qualifications – namely late-admit and wildcard winner Mik Galvanovskis. This marks …

Citi Zēni: “Our aim is to make a hard topic easy to digest & fun to listen to.”

Latvia’s Eurovision selection is set to kick off this coming Saturday, and we were fortunate enough to meet with Citi Zēni before the semi-finals began. Together we talked about how the band came together, their viral Supernova song, and how much they love the contest! Hello there Citi Zēni – thanks for taking some time out of your day to …

Latvia: The 16 Supernova artists and songs leaked by LTV!

Latvia has had a less than optimal experience in Eurovision since 2017, and pressure is rising to get a qualification in Turin this May. Earlier in December LTV announced that they had a record breaking 130 submissions for Supernova 2022, and therefore there was hope that a gem might be amongst the submissions to get them to the final. Today …

Latvia Calling: Samanta Tīna is going to Rotterdam!

This year the Latvian broadcaster decided to cut back on the Supernova format, removing the multi-week process for a live audition round and a live final. Tonight the nine hopefuls took to the stage in order to grab a spot in Rotterdam. The acts competing were: Seleste – “Like Me” DRIKSNA – “Stay” Katrīna Bindere – “I Will Break Your …

Samanta Tīna: “We women don’t have time to stop, we keep breathing and doing”

With a number of national selections fast approaching, we wanted to learn more about the people and personalities behind some of the entries hoping to reach Rotterdam this year. The next artist we speak to from Latvia needs no introduction. Already a favourite with many on our forums, Samanta Tīna is no stranger to the fight to represent Latvia at …

Poll: Who do #YOU want to represent Latvia in 2020?

Latvia decide their Eurovision entrant for Rotterdam tonight, with nine acts taking to the stage in Riga for the annual Supernova selection show. With a varied line-up in tonight’s show, we wanted to know who #YOU were rooting for! Simply vote in our poll below and we’ll reveal all ahead of tonight’s selection. Who do #YOU want to represent Latvia? …

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