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Latvia: Aivo Oskis “The inspiration for this song is a girl from my high school”

The first of three Latvia interviews we’ll be posting today (you lucky people!) is from Aivo Oskis, a singer-songwriter who has been on numerous talent shows but is now hoping to make it to the biggest one of all. We spoke to Aivo about the inspiration behind his song and his taste in movies! Hello Aivo! First of all thank you …

Latvia: Our reviews of the Supernova entries – Semi-Final 1

Latvia’s long-awaited return of Supernova is tonight, with the national selection now running into its fifth year. Can the show produce another Eurovision finalist to improve its record? We may become a step closer to finding out tonight. Eight acts will take part in the first semi-final, so we thought it best as a service to #YOU to listen to …

Latvia: Double Faces Eels “The song is a mantra for people who are facing obstacles”

Next up for our series of interviews with the Latvian hopefuls is the band Double Faced Eels. We spoke to their lead singer Reinis Straume ahead of their Supernova debut, about the time he screamed until he nearly fainted and how the band ended up with their curious name… Hello Double Faced Eels! First of all thank you for your …

Latvia: Līga Rīdere “This song is a promise to my husband”

With Supernova fast approaching this weekend, we got to speak to another of the artists in the Latvian selection this year. Enter Līga Rīdere, a former X Factor participant and veterinarian who is hoping to make waves with her Supernova entry “Būšu tepat”. Hello Līga Rīdere! First of all thank you for your time talking to us. How are you? Can you …

Latvia: Alekss Silvers “I have never before been this true with the audience”

Latvia kicks off our series of interviews for the Eurovision 2019 season, and the first act we spoke to was Alekss Silvers, who will be presenting “Fireworks” in this year’s Supernova selection. We spoke to the multi-faceted singer about his exploits in Belarus and how he was born singing! Hello Alekss! First of all, thank you for your time talking …

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 …

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