Whilst it was already known when Latvian national selection 'Supernova' was starting - broadcaster LTV have now finalized details of the selection contest and we will have our Latvian representative and their song confirmed on Saturday 16th February after two semi finals and a final!
This year, Latvia have decided to follow neighbouring Estonia's 'Eesti Laul' trend of having two semi finals followed by a final two weeks later instead of having all shows in consecutive weeks. The Supernova dates for your diary (and the participating songs for each semi final) are:
Semi Final One - Saturday 26th January 2019
Samanta Tina - "Cutting the Wire"
Edgars Kreilis - "Cherry Absinthe"
Elza Rozentāle - "You Came On Tiptoe"
Aivo Oskis - "Somebody's Got My Lover"
Alekss Silvērs - "Fireworks"
Līga Rīdere - "Būšu tepat"
Kris & Oz - "Midnight Streets"
Laime Pilnīga - "Awe"
Semi Final Two - Saturday 2nd February 2019
Adriana Miglāne - "Scared of Love"
Markus Riva - "You Make Me So Crazy"
Dziļi Violets feat. Kozmens - "Tautasdziesma"
Laika Upe - "Listen to the Way that I Breathe"
Double Faced Eels - "Fire"
Kristiāna Bumbiere - "Remedy"
Kristīne Pastare (Peress) - "Smaragdi un pelni"
Carousel - "That Night"
Grand Final - Saturday 16th February 2019
Each semi final will see half the acts culled - with the top four from both advancing to the grand final later in February. For all of the shows, the outcome will be decided by a combination of a professional jury, a public televote (mobile voting + online) and also
Tickets for the shows will soon be made available on ticketing website Ekase.lv.
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