Latvia: Supernova 2018 participants revealed

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Following in Hungary’s footsteps, Latvia’s national broadcaster, LTV, has released the names of the 21 participants set to compete in the forthcoming Eurovision national selection for the country, Supernova 2018.

In the return of the Latvian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, Supernova will once again determine the country’s representative at the 2018 competition in the host city of Lisbon.

Supernova 2018 participants

In total, the upcoming Supernova selection will see a total of 8 female soloists, 5 male soloists and 8 groups.

  • Agnese StengrevicsYou are my world
    Helvijs Stengrevics, Agnese Stengrevics
  • DVINESMore than meets the eye
    DVINES, Pēteris Pāšs, Andris Strazds, Kaspars Ansons
  • Ed RallidaeWhat I had with you
    Aminata Savadogo, Kaspars Ansons
  • Edgars KreilisYounger days
    Edgars Kreilis, Kaspars Ansons
  • HypnoticPray
    Sabīne Geiba, Beatrise Heislere, Ruslans Kuksinovičs
  • In My HeadSunset
    Evija Smagare, Armands Varslavāns, Rūdolfs Iļķēns
  • Jenny MaySoledad
    Maija Stuģe, Martin Karl Hägglund,Martin Björn Hanzén, Tim Erik Åström, Michael Javier Hernan Barraza Alfaro
  • Katrīna Gupalo & the Black BirdsIntoxicating caramel
    Katrīna Gupalo
  • Katrine LukinsRunning red lights
    Katrine Lukins, Andris Lūkins, Kaspars Ansons
  • Kris & OzMorning flight
    Artūrs Osipovs, Kristīne Morina, Kristīne Sisējeva, Aleksandrs Solovjovs
  • Laura RizzottoFunny girl
    Laura Rizzotto
  • Lauris ValtersLovers bliss
    Lauris Valters, Reinis Briģis
  • Liene GreifāneWalk the talk
    Liene Greifāne, Ylva Persson, Linda Persson
  • MADARAEsamība
    Madara Fogelmane
  • Markus RivaThis time
    Markus Riva, Kaspars Ansons, Edgars Krastiņš, Quincy Thompson
    Maija Līcīte
  • Monta1000 roses
    Monta Ķimene
  • Rahu the FoolOh, longriver
    Pēteris Narubins, Rahu the Fool
  • Riga ReggaeSTOP THE WAR U2
    Horens Stalbe, Vladimirs Eglītis, Mārtiņš Burkevics, Renarts Braufmanis
  • RitvarsWho’s counting?
    Ritvars Vulis, Rihards Lībietis, Mārcis Vasiļevskis, Toms Lisments, Kristīne Pleša, Erna Daugaviete, Toms Kursītis, Mārtiņš Miļevskis, Dāvis Bindemanis, Sabīne Žuga
  • Sudden LightsJust fine
    Andrejs Reinis Zitmanis, Kārlis Matīss Zitmanis, Mārtiņš Matīss Zemītis, Kārlis Vārtiņš

Three semi-finals introduced

In changes to the upcoming selection, Supernova will see the removal of the Heat rounds of the competition, instead being replaced with 3 semi-final rounds.

Seven artists will compete in each semi-final, with 2 acts qualifying from each show. Therefore, 6 artists will compete in the final of Supernova in February 2018, the winner of which will fly to Portugal as the Latvian representative at Eurovision.

Who are you excited to see in this year’s Supernova line-up? Who would you like to see in Lisbon as Latvia’s representative?

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