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Latvia: Two acts qualify for Supernova final

Tonight saw the Latvian national selection kick off once more with a strong showing, as seven acts did battle to make it to the Supernova final in three weeks’ time. The seven acts that took part in tonight’s show were; Katrīna Gupalo and The Black Birds – Intoxicating Caramel Rahu the Fool – Oh Longriver DVINES – More Than Meets …

Latvia: Katrīna Gupalo and The Black Birds “Crazy modulations, spontaneous rhythm changes, uncontrollable surprises”

The first live performance of Supernova 2018 will come courtesy of the intriguing Katrīna Gupalo and the band The Black Birds, whose entry “Intoxicating Caramel” certainly keeps the listener on their toes with wild shifts of tempo and direction! We spoke to the performer about her varied international background in music and her cosmos-given gifts for the music industry… Hello Katrīna …

TONIGHT: A bumper Eurovision feast of shows!

Have you cleared your schedule for tonight? We hope so, because the Eurovision world turns it up to 11 tonight! No less than five Eurovision shows take place tonight, including Malta’s decision for 2018 and the first live shows in Latvia and let’s not forget – the return of Melodifestivalen. Here’s a quick guide to how #YOU will be spending …

Latvia: DVINES “You are capable of great things if only you believe in yourself!”

Ahead of tonight’s first live show for Latvia’s Supernova, we spoke to the twin sisters of Dvines. They wowed us with a modern upbeat entry in 2016 with “Set it on Fire”, and after a year out they are back in competition for Latvia’s ticket to Lisbon. Hello DVINES! First of all thank you for your time talking to us. …

Latvia – Rahu the Fool “That place has done lots of good things. Lots of good parties, to be exact”

Latvia kick off their annual national selection Supernova this weekend, and it promises to be another strong season of alternative and unique musicians. One act that would certainly be unique to the Eurovision bubble is Rahu the Fool, a specially authentic folk band from the capital, and we got the chance to speak to them! Hello Rahu the Fool! First …

Latvia: Ed Rallidae “Aminata wrote this song with my voice in mind almost a year ago”

As we approach the busy times of the Eurovision national final season, our attention turns towards Latvia and their Supernova selection. One of the most anticipated performances in the selection will come from Ed Rallidae, despite being a relatively unknown artist outside of the country. However, he certainly has a star name behind his song, with recent fan favourite and …

Latvia: 21 acts in Supernova 2018

For the fourth year in a row LTV, the Latvian broadcaster, is organizing Supernova as a national selection for Eurovision. The 2018 edition got slightly revamped as there will be three semifinals with seven contestants. Two songs from each semi will go forward to the Final that is scheduled for February. After receiving 93 songs, publishing 63 of them for …

Latvia: Songs released for Supernova 2018

As one of the fastest rising selection shows in the national final hierarchy, Supernova has transformed the fortunes of constant strugglers Latvia since its inception in 2015. Aminata and Justs both brought Latvia back to the Eurovision final with the former finishing 6th, although last year’s winner Triana Park could not manage the same feat, coming last in the semi-final. …

Montenegro: Slavko Kalezić wins Barbara Dex award

Every year the Eurovision Song Contest throws up some interesting combinations of costumes, designs and clothing that leave some of us wondering what went through the designer’s minds. For this, the Barbara Dex award was born, named after the Belgian singer of the same name who infamously designed her own costume for Eurovision 1993. Each year the award is voted …

TONIGHT: Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final 1

Panic stations everyone – it’s finally that time of the year! Tonight is officially the first live show of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 live from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv, Ukraine! 18 countries will perform live on television across Europe and worldwide in the hopes to secure one of ten golden tickets for Saturday’s grand final, and we …

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