Last weekend Latvian voters sent 12 acts through to the final of Dziesma 2014, the Latvian selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. The dozen finalists are now busy preparing for the big show on 22 February. Patrick Melbler, our Austrian correspondent, recently spoke with Markus Riva, one of the favourites to win it all. You can read […]
The line-up for the Dziesma 2014 final is now complete. Twelve artists will complete in Ventspils on February 22, all hoping to get Latvia back into the Eurovision final for the first time since 2008. But you don’t have to be in Latvia to support your favourite. You can listen to each of this year’s […]
Meet your first six finalists
Eurovision fans with mutliple computers will need to put all of them to use tonight. That’s because it’s Super Saturday! Tonight Switzerland and Finland will stage their national finals, while Sweden, Iceland, Hungary, Latvia and Lithuania will stage semi-finals and other preliminary rounds. That’s a lot to keep straight, so we’ve compiled all the links […]
On Saturday the first semi-final of Dziesma 2014, the Latvian selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, finally kicks off. All singers are busy perfecting their performances and squeezing into their tightest pants. But Patrick Melbler, our Austrian correspondent, still managed to interview a few of the artists. Today he spoke with Samanta Tina, last year’s runner-up.
The 24 artists and their running order are finally revealed
Names of the 24 entries are revealed
Edmunds Rasmanis and Ralfs Eilands—the Latvian duo better known as PeR—are rocking the Freddie Mercury look at Eurovision 2013. They caught up with wiwiblogger Deban Aderemi after the second rehearsal and told him about their space costumes and ambitions to become fashion icons across Europe. You can watch the interview below, along with footage from […]