Watch now: Supernova 2016 begins in Latvia

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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:


Heat 1 participants

Listen to each of the competing Supernova 2016 entries.

  1. Paula DukureLook in the mirror
  2. ElectroFolkMiracle drums
  3. Rūta DūdumaBeing a friend
  4. Ivo Grīsniņš GrīslisWe are the light
  5. Sabīne BerezinaMy inspiration
  6. Edvards GriezeNew day
  7. Marta GrigaleChoices
  8. CatalepsiaDamnation
  9. Samanta TīnaWe live for love
  10. JustsHeartbeat

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)

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