The race to represent Latvia at Eurovision 2012 is in full swing. On Oct. 20, the Latvian state broadcaster posted 69 entries online. Voters in 74 countries—including Britain, Brazil and India—listened to the songs a total of 317,132 times. Based on the votes those listeners cast, producers of Eirodziesma 2012 have narrowed the field to the […]
Watch the official preview video of Amanda Bashmakova’s “Moondog.” Lyrics (in English) follow the video.
Latvia’s Aisha was a lyrical trainwreck at Eurovision 2010 (“”Why does the wind still blow and blood still leak? So many questions now and no reply. What for do people live and die?”). So Wiwi watched the first semi-final of Lativa’s Eirodziesma contest with more than a bit of skepticism. In the end, five acts […]
Last year Latvia’s Aisha had the worst lyrics at Eurovision. Her turn at existentialism made absolutely no sense. “What for are we dreaming?/ What for are we losing? Only Mr God knows why/ But his phone today is out of range.” WTF!?! She finished last in the semi-finals. She didn’t deserve that placement. She should have […]
Georgia and Malta are currently leading’s Wiwi’s poll to determine who will win Junior Eurovision 2010. But Wiwi has a feeling that Latvia’s Sarlote Lenmane could be a real threat.
Elena Gheorghe, Eurovision’s Next Top Model 2009 As of May 17 at midnight, Wiwi’s readers had cast 1,720 votes to determine who should win Eurovision’s Next Top Model. Eurovision front-runner and teen singing sensation Safura has jumped into a commanding lead with 39% of all votes. Last week she was in fifth position with only […]
“What For? (Only Mr. God Knows)” Lyrics — Aisha (Eurovision 2010, Latvia)
Read the lyrics to Intars Busulis’ “Probka”—Latvia’s entry at Eurovision 2009. Intars finished 19th in the first semi-final (that’s last place) with 7 points.