Tel Aviv 2019

Two semi-finals for Latvia’s Supernova, final on February 16

Today, Latvian broadcaster LTV has revealed that the final of Supernova 2019 will take place on February 16th. The final will be preceded by two semi-finals, consisting of eight acts each.

It all begins in two weeks!

LTV has confirmed that the first show of Supernova 2019 will take place on January 26th at 20:25 CET (21:25 local time). In addition, the broadcaster has released a teaser trailer which you can watch below!

The sixteen acts competing in Supernova 2019 are as follows:

  • Adriana Miglāne – Scared of Love
  • Aivo Oskis – Somebody’s Got My Lover
  • Alekss Silvērs – Fireworks
  • Carousel – That Night
  • Double Faced Eels – Fire
  • Dziļi Violets feat. Kozmens – Tautasdziesma
  • Edgars Kreilis – Cherry Absinthe
  • Elza Rozentāle – You Came on Tiptoe
  • Kris & Oz – Midnight Streets
  • Kristiāna – Remedy
  • Laika Upe – Listen to the Way that I Breathe
  • Laime Pilnīga – Awe
  • Līga Rīdere – Būšu tepat
  • Markus Riva – You Make Me So Crazy
  • Peress – Smaragdi un pelni
  • Samanta Tīna – Cutting the Wire

Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest

When Supernova launched in 2015, Latvia saw immediate success. After six consecutive non-qualifications, including three last places, Aminata managed a top six finish in Vienna with Love Injected. Justs followed up with another qualification and 15th place with Heartbeat.

Unfortunately, Latvia’s success has started to dwindle over the past couple of years. Triana Park and Laura Rizzotto both failed to qualify for the final in 2017 and 2018 respectively. While Line placed last in the semi-final, Laura’s Funny Girl came close to qualifying, finishing just five points behind 10th placed Hungary.

Do you think Latvia can get back into the Eurovision final this year? Let us know in the comments below!

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