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Aarzemnieki to represent Latvia in 2014

Dziesma 2014 has just come to an end and Latvia has chosen its winner. Aarzemnieki is going to fly the Latvian flag this upcoming May in Copenhagen, Denmark with “Cake to Bake”. You can listen to the entry below. [vsw id=”tON71QIre7U” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”] Aarzemnieki, Samanta Tina and Dons advanced to the Super Final where the juries and televoters were …

Latvia: Olga and Ligo should win tonight

Our readers voted on who they think should win Dziesma 2014 to become the next Latvian representative. As it turns out Olga and Ligo are the clear favorite with their song “Saule Riet”.  The song continues to win over a lot of Eurovision hearts but whether this is going to enough to win it all tonight remains to be seen. …

Latvia Poll: Who should win Dziesma 2014 ?

Latvia is only a few days away from picking their representative for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.  In the past five years, this country has had little luck at Eurovision finishing in the Semi Final Bottom three every single year. The hopes are high that things will change in 2014. 12 songs survived the Semi Final stage and are battling it out for …

Latvia announces Dziesma participants

The Latvian broadcaster LTV revealed the 24 participants that will compete next February to become the next representative of Latvia for the Eurovision Song Contest. Just like last year, the songwriters and song titles have been revealed and you can listen to the Demo version on the broadcasters website HERE The 24 entries are:   Is it possible, composer: Edgars …

Latvia sticks to old formula & announces dates

LTV, the Latvian national broadcaster, has announced that they will be keeping the old Dziesma competition format for their national final selection for 2014. Just like last year, there will be a total of 24 songs selected to compete in the two semi-finals – a setup similar to Eurovision. The six songs with the lowest score (juries in Latvia give the …

Latvia says “Here We Go” with PER!

PER and “Here We Go” won Dziesma 2013 tonight.  With two songs in the finals, both of which were fan favorites, it seemed almost a sure shot that PER had the best chance of representing Latvia at Malmo.  Still, many are shocked that early favorite Samanta Tina and “I Need A Hero” will not be representing Latvia. PER was one …

The Road to Malmo: Latvia; Interview with Janis Polis, composer of Dziesma 2013 entry, “Never Let Me Go”

Dreams can come true.  That is no exception with Janis Polis, who went from digital advertising professional to songwriter for one of the 24 semi-finalists for the Latvian National Selection, Dziesma 2013.  His song “Never Let Me Go” will be performed by Olafs Bergmanis & The Random People.  We are fortunate enough to have caught up with him for some …

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