Latvia: 2017 Supernova semi-final – fours songs advance to the final

The semi-final of the 2017 Supernova national selection in Latvia took place yesterday with four songs going through to the grand final to be held on 26 February. The acts and songs to make it were – Triana Park – Line My Radiant You – All I Know The Ludvig – I’m In Love With […]

Latvia: The qualifiers for semi-final in 2017 Supernova

Over the last two Sundays four acts from each week qualified for the semi-finals of the 2017 Supernova national selection in Latvia. Week 1 Miks Dukurs – Spiritual Priest Lauris Valters – Magic Years Franco Franco – Up Linda Leen – Who Is In Charge  Week 2 My Radiant You – All I Know Triana Park – Line Santa Daņeļeviča […]

EUROVISION 2004 – ISTANBUL – TURKEY

2004 saw the introduction of a semi final and so a longer period for Eurovision than just a week was needed. Many did not know it would be longer, like Morten and so he booked a flight just for the last week and was unable to cancel. I was able to cancel my flight (and […]

EUROVISION 2000 – STOCKHOLM – SWEDEN

I of course was delighted to go to Stockholm – being a lover of Swedish music and also a Nordic country. But leading up to EUROVISION I had a major personal crisis. I applied for two weeks leave for Eurovision and visiting some other countries in Europe. I actually put it my application for leave […]

2016 Euro songs making the ESC top 250

31 of the 42 Eurovision entries have made the ESC top 250 which was revealed on New Year’s eve. lets look at them 204 – Malta 203 – Belarus 171 – Serbia 168 – Slovenia 166 – Ireland 148 – San Marino 146 – Italy 143 – Lithuania 142 – Germany 140 – Israel 135 […]

Then and Now: 2003 Junior Eurovision Song Contest : Latvia

Dzintars Čīča  – Tu Esi Vasarā Soon after the contest, Dzintars released his album, Nāc Un Dziedi, and continued to compete in other talent shows in Latvia. He moved to St. Petersburg in Russia in 2014, in the hope to improve his recording career. Dzintars has also taken up extreme combat sports which have components of boxing, wrestling […]

LATVIA AT EUROVISION – THE SOUTH AFRICAN CD COLLECTION

2000 – MY STAR – BRAIN STORM = 1 CD 2001 – TOO MUCH – ARNIS MEDNIS = 1 CD 2002 – I WANNA – MARIE N = 1 CD 2003 – HELLO FROM MARS – F – L – Y = 1 CD 2004 – DZIESMA PAR LAIMI – FORMINS & KLEINS = 2 […]

EUROVISION 2016 SONG REVIEWS – LATVIA

Song 36: LATVIA (15th in the grand final : 132 points) Artist: Justs Song: Heartbeat Music and Lyric: Aminata Savadogo

VOTE IN SECOND CHANCE CONTEST 2016

  The OGAE Second Chance Contest 2016 kicked off on 1st of June and members of OGAE Rest of the World can still vote! We are now at the halftime – the deadline for send your vote is 30/06/2016 midnight CET.   To vote, you have to rate all the entries, giving them a point […]

2016 EUROVISION – FINAL RESULT

26 – Germany = 11 points 25 – The Czech republic = 41 points 24 – United Kingdom = 62 points 23 – Croatia = 73 points 22 – Spain = 77 points 21 – Cyprus = 96 points 20 – Georgia = 104 points 19 – Hungary = 108 points 18 – Serbia = […]