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Latvia: LTV gears up for Supernova

Preparations are well underway for the Latvian selection, with Supernova now in its fifth year since its beginnings in 2015. The competition has grown from strength to strength with unique compositions, sleek modern production and the help of some quirky nods to the international fanbases following the contest across the internet (we still miss your antics, Riga Beaver). Now, LTV …

Latvia: Who is your favourite in Supernova? Vote now!

Back in December, the Latvian broadcaster LTV whittled down the 33-strong shortlist for Supernova to a final 16 entries, which will take part in the semi-final stages early next year. Now that everyone has had time to digest the potential entries in Latvia, we’d like to know what #YOU think of the participating acts. Which entry will come out on …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Lys Assia In 2018, we lost the First Lady of Eurovision herself, Lys Assia. Born Rosa Mina Scharer in 1924, Assia started off as a dancer …

Latvia: Supernova 2019 – Reaction & Fan Favorites

So, after 83 submissions and 33 auditions the final 16 of Supernova 2019 has been announced. Latvian broadcaster LTV narrowed down their list to just 16 acts and they will compete in the semi finals of Supernova in January 2019 and one of them will represent Latvia in Eurovision 2019! Matt listened to all 16 songs and shared his favorites. …

Latvia: Final 16 acts for Supernova 2019 announced!

So, after 83 submissions and 33 auditions the final 16 of Supernova 2019 has been announced. Latvian broadcaster LTV narrowed down their list to just 16 acts and they will compete in the semi finals of Supernova in January 2019 and one of them will represent Latvia in Eurovision 2019! These are the 16 songs chosen! Adriana Miglane – Scared …

Latvia: LTV releases audition videos, vote for your Favorites (Eurovision 2019)

The Latvian broadcaster LTV has released the live audition tapes for Supernova, their National Final set to take place next February. The winner of Supernova will move on to represent Latvia at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel. At total of 33 songs have made the live audition Stage. The songs were performed in front of a …

Latvia: Auditions begin for Supernova 2019

The Latvian national final Supernova is becoming one of the most anticipated events of the Eurovision calendar with its smart mix of sleek, modern production values, its sense of humour and its diverse, eclectic mix of songs fighting for the Latvian ticket. It seems that the competition is getting ready for another big year in 2019, with the official Instagram …

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 …

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