The competition kicks off this evening in Latvia with the first heat of the country’s national selection, Supernova 2016.
In tonight’s heat, a total of 10 acts will compete for a place in the next stage of the Latvian national selection and will perform their entries to both the public and jury. A total of 4 acts will advance to the semi-final stage; 2 will be selected via public televote while the final 2 acts will be chosen by the jury. Supernova 2016 is hosted by Ketija Šēnberga and Toms Grēviņš.
How to watch
The show airs at 20:25 CET and is available on the following channels:
- Live webcast via lsm.lv
Heat 1 participants
- Paula Dukure – Look in the mirror
- ElectroFolk – Miracle drums
- Rūta Dūduma – Being a friend
- Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis – We are the light
- Sabīne Berezina – My inspiration
- Edvards Grieze – New day
- Marta Grigale – Choices
- Catalepsia – Damnation
- Samanta Tīna – We live for love
- Justs – Heartbeat
According to ESCToday’s Latvian National Chart, tonight’s top 4 acts are Justs, Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis, Samanta Tina and Rūta Dūduma.
Supernova 2016 dates
24/01: Introduction show 31/01: Introduction show (Competitors revealed)
- 07/02: Heat 1 (Ten participants, 4 qualifiers)
- 14/02: Heat 2 (Ten participants, 4 qualifiers)
- 21/02: Semi-final (Eight participants, 4 qualifiers)
- 28/02: Grand final (Four finalists, winner decided)