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 […]
Wiwi: Everything about PeR’s first rehearsal this morning was loud—and we’re not just talking about the beep-boxing and rap. Ralfs Eilands and Edmunds Rasmanis wore glam-rock sequined suits, which they say suits the music. They’re right in the sense that the outfits are garish, difficult to digest, and frenzied. The stage performance mirrors that and […]
Ralfs Eilands and Edmunds Rasmanis—the Latvian duo better known as PeR—are two cool cucumbers. While other contestants performing at the London Eurovision Party rushed to their sound checks last Sunday, this duo were completely chilled out and happy to stop and have a chat with Deban, a London-based correspondent for wiwibloggs. Among other things they […]
Today the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of music un-professionals—trekked to Riga to soak up the post-Soviet atmosphere and to review “Here We Go” from Grupa PeR. Did Ralfa Eilanda and Edmunda Rasmana charm us with their rapping? Or did we rush to get the first EasyJet flight out of Latvia? Read on to find out.
Read the lyrics to PeR’s “Here We Go”—Latvia’s entry for ESC 2013. PeR will compete in the second semi-final on May 16. We suspect they won’t be performing in the final two days later…
Latvian voters are determined to stay out of the Eurovision final for a fifth year running. That’s the only way to explain why they chose PeR’s “Here We Go”. We don’t know where they are going, but it’s certainly not the grand final!
Deban: Anmary’s “Beautiful Song” has improved a lot since February. The official music video played a part in this. Also, Anmary has been on the road non-stop, and the familiarity of her tune has helped in shaping my listening preferences. With regards to the staging here, the simple choreography helps. However, why couldn’t she choose a more […]