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Valters Frīdenbergs, one half of Walters and Kazha (Latvia 2005), dies aged 30

Some desperately sad news has emanated from over in Latvia today, as it has been confirmed that one of the performers for Latvia at Eurovision 2005, Valters Frīdenbergs, has died of cancer at the age of 30. The singer, who finished 5th as part of the duo Walters and Kazha in 2005, had been battling the disease since 2016. Having had …

Lisbon LIVE – Hungary, Latvia, Sweden & Montenegro reviews (Day 7)

After lunch, four more countries competing in the second semi-final took to the Altice Arena staging to rehearse once more and polish up their acts. Hungary, Latvia, Sweden and Montenegro were the countries in the afternoon session. Did #YOU miss any of these rehearsals? Have no worries, because we’ve archived our live stream below for your viewing please and included …

Lisbon LIVE – Latvia, Sweden and Montenegro reviews (Day 4)

Today’s second round of rehearsals came from Latvia, Sweden and Montenegro. If #YOU haven’t been able to tune in our live stream, you will find here everything you need to know about these countries and their performances! LATVIA – Laura Rizzotto – Funny Girl Much the same as Supernova’s winning performance, Laura Rizzotto wears a much shorter and lacier red dress …

The ESC United “Expert” Panel 2018 – Latvia

As we move on to Latvia there’s just enough time to reminisce over our thoughts on another nation’s song. What did #YOU think of Belarus and “Forever”? lorens (Forum) – “Not a fan of the new version either, but somehow Belarus is the underdog I hope will do better than expected!” lacrymea (Forum) – “I actually love this song. Only …

Netherlands: Eurovision in Concert next weekend! Final list presented

This Saturday, the biggest Eurovision Song Contest pre-party will kick off! It has now been confirmed that 32 participants will be travelling to Amsterdam to meet journalists and press and entertain the fans during the concert! The concert, which this year will be celebrating its tenth year anniversary, will be held for the first time at the larger AFAS Arena …

Latvia: Laura Rizzotto wins Supernova

After 3 semi-finals and a lengthy final, Latvia chose Laura Rizzotto with her song Funny Girl  to represent the country in Lisbon.The winner was decided by 50% televoting & 50% jury vote. Sudden Lights reached the 2nd place while Madara reached the 3rd place   How do #YOU like their song? Share your thoughts in comments bellow and at our Forum topic here. …

Latvia: Edgars Kreilis “I can’t wait to see how it will work out for me this year”

Latvia decide their Eurovision entry for Lisbon through Supernova tonight, and one of the big favourites for the competition is Edgars Kreilis, who previously took part in last year’s competition. So what has changed for the hockey-mad singer in the past year? We spoke to him about his business endeavours, his personal song and how last year helped him as …

TONIGHT: Five… yes, FIVE songs selected for Lisbon!

Well well well. If you thought that the national selection season for this year could not get any more exciting, then you were very wrong! This week has already produced thrills and spills with two entries, the controversial results in Armenia and the dramatic changes and reveals leading up to next week’s Sanmarinese final, but tonight will really be an …

TONIGHT: It’s another Super Saturday!

We hope that #YOU haven’t had your fill of Eurovision shows yet, because there’s a hell of a lot more to come this weekend! Tonight could be considered the ‘Super Saturday’ of this year’s season as NINE shows take place across Europe including one final selection. Not sure how you’re going to keep up with all of this? Fear not, …

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