Party in Latvia—and in your home.
Aarzemnieki may not know how to bake a cake, but they sure do know how to bake an upset. The group, fronted by loveable German Jöran Steinhauer, overcame competition from more established Latvian acts including Samanta Tina, Olga Rajecka, and Dons to win the right to sing in Copenhagen. Now they’re keeping the momentum going […]
Dziesma—Latvia’s national selection for Eurovision 2014—is over, but it’s not forgotten. The team from wiwibloggs.com were really impressed with LTV’s hospitality before and after the show. Besides driving all of us bloggers from Riga three hours to Ventspils, they helped us get up close and personal with contestants Samanta Tina, Nikko and Markus Riva. Here’s […]
Forget Teo’s “Cheesecake”—there is a new edible delight in town. Aarzemnieki, an upstart band fronted by German singer Jöran Steinhauer, has won Dziesma 2014!
Our readers have spoken, and they want Samanta Tina to sing for Latvia at Eurovision 2014!
Janis Driksna, the lead singer of MyRadiantU, has one goal: to win Dziesma 2014.
For Latvia’s Dziesma finalists, the big moment is almost here. This Saturday Latvia will decide which artist and song will represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest. Our Austrian correspondent Patrick Melbler caught up with Olga Rajecka of Olga un Ligo to discuss folk dancing, Eurovision, and the Latvian countryside.
On the 22nd of February, Latvia decides which song should represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen. Patrick Melbler, our Austrian correspondent, spent last weekend catching up with some of the finalists. Today he meets Katrine Lukins.