On February 28th last, Latvia chose their entry to Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow. During the live show the winner of the national final was determined. LTV, the national broadcaster, has announced the viewer ratings of the semi final and final shows.
According to the information provided by TNS Latvia, marketing and social research agency, the live shows of Eirodziesma 2009 had attracted televiewers attention.
Eirodziesma 2009 semifinal broadcast on February 27th, had been watched by 10.2% or 222,000 of Latvians over the age of 4. The final show gathered 14% or 306,000 Latvians by their tv sets.
Meanwhile 11,496 people from 53 countriesfollowed the webcast of Eirodziesma 2009.
Intars Busulis with the song Sastregums won the national final. Latvia will participate in the second semi final at Eurovision Song Contest 2009 on May 14, 2009.