Eurovision 2021 | Ana Soklič and Samanta Tīna will return to Eurovision 2021
It has been confirmed that Samanta Tīna from Latvia and Ana Soklič from Slovenia will be returning to Eurovision 2021! However, at the moment, it is unknown how Samanta and Ana will chose their new Eurovision songs for 2021. Samanta Tīna appeared very happy and emotional when she found out the news that she would be returning to Eurovision 2021, during an interview on Latvian television. Ana Soklič has also expressed her joy at returning to Eurovision 2021: "I am very honoure
Latvia | Samanta Tīna will release 'Still Breathing' remix
As of 3rd of March 2020, Samanta Tīna, on her Live Instagram, announced that "Still Breathing" will be remixed by Latvian DJ Monsta. DJ Monsta (Uldis Cīrulis) is one of the most experienced DJ's in Latvia, and also an electronic musician, scratch DJ, turntablist and producer. DJ Monsta archivements: 2014 RedBullThre3Style Latvian Champion. Album "Sauli Sēju" won Latgalian culture Award "Boņuks 2013" as "Best work in folk music”. 2011 Grand Music Award in category “Year Specta
Eurovision 2020 | Samanta Tīna will sing for Latvia at in Rotterdam
Samanta Tīna has won Supernova and will go on to represent Latvia at Eurovision 2020 with her song "Still Breathing", which has been co-written by Aminata Savadogo, who sang for Latvia in 2015. This years marks Samanta's sixth participation in Latvia's national final. A total of 9 acts took to the stage tonight to battle it out to become Latvia's Eurovision 2020 representative: Samanta Tīna – “Still Breathing” Katrīna Dimanta – “Heart Beats” ANNNA -“Polyester” Miks Dukurs –
Latvia | Markus Riva releases music video for 'Impossible'
Markus Riva has released the official music video for his latest song "Impossible", which has become the 30th music video of Markus' career so far. The song is available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify. The music video is very dark and dramatic, with Markus taking centre stage throughout it. The visuals and images throughout the video portray the message of the song perfectly, and they convey a message of determination, conviction and standing up for your own beliefs. It
Latvia | Carousel wins Supernova 2019 with their song 'That Night'
Tonight has seen a further four countries selecting their songs, and artist for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv. This evening, two of the three Baltic nations, Estonia, and Latvia have chosen their participants for Israel. Tonight, Latvia have chosen Carousel with the song "That Night". The country has opted to use "Supernova" once again to determine their artist for Eurovision 2019. The show which came live from Riga has seen 8 artists compete for their right
Eurovision 2019 | Tonight In Eurovision Selections - What To Watch!
Tonight kick-starts another weekend of national final selections and decisions as some some begins their search, some are ending tonight with one artist and one complete entry being decided for Tel Aviv! Keep reading to find out what's happening where tonight. France - Destination Eurovision Final: 9pm (CET) We started with 18 acts and now we only have eight left competing for the place in Tel Aviv, the favourites heading into the final seem to be Bilal Hassani, Seemone and E
Latvia | Markus Riva & Aminata team up for 'Last Dance'
Latvian singer and Eurofan favourite Markus Riva has teamed up with Latvia's 2015 Eurovision representative Aminata to release new track 'Last Dance'. Their paths crossed back in 2015 when they both competed in Latvian National Selection competition 'Supernova' which Aminata went on to win with 'Love Injected' which got Latvia back in to the final after a six year non-qualification streak before placing sixth at Eurovision 2015 in Vienna, securing Latvia's best placement sinc
Latvia | Supernova 2019 Receives 83 Song Submissions
Latvia's National Selection process is fully underway now as 2019 marks a return for the 'Supernova' contest which has been used to select the Latvian Eurovision representative since 2015. The song submission window closed on the 21st October and broadcaster LTV have revealed that they have received 83 song submissions which will now be reviewed and whittled down to eventually select the song for the 2019 contest. Dates are not confirmed yet for the Supernova shows however if
In Memoriam | Valters Fridenbergs passes away aged 30
Following a long battle against cancer, it is with great sadness that we report that Valters Fridenbergs passed away earlier today at the age of 30. Valters represented Latvia in the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest as part of duo Walters & Kazha with the song 'The War Is Not Over' which placed fifth in the contest with 153 points. He was diagnosed with cancer back in 2016 and after initial success with the treatment - it returned last summer aggressively and reached his lymph no
Latvia's Laura Rizzotto says 'Bonjour' with new single
Last month, Laura Rizzotto represented Latvia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with her song 'Funny Girl'. Despite wowing juries and fans alike with her sultry and sensual routine she wasn't able to secure a qualification spot finishing 12th in the second Semi Final. However that has certainly not stopped her music career as today she released her follow-up single, 'Bonjour'. Speaking of her new single on Twitter, Laura commented that she was "excited for you guys to final