LTV, the Latvian national broadcaster has announced today the 24 entries that will compete in the 2014 Latvian Eurovision national selection. The titles of the competing entries along with the names of their respective authors, composers and lyricists have been revealed. The names of the acts will be revealed later.
Composers have until 7 January to select the singers for their entries. You can listen to the competing songs on LTV’s official Eurovision website.
The Dziesma 2014 entries songs
- Is it possible, composer: Edgars Kokorevičs, lyrics: Sabīne Vidriķe,
- Pēdējā vēstule, composer: Artūrs Šingirejs, lyrics: Ingus Bērziņš,
- Just stop, composer: Ruslans Kuksinovičs, Oskars Deigelis, lyrics: Oskars Deigelis,
- Pressure, composer: Žanna Berezina, lyrics: Žanna Berezina,
- I’m happy, composer: Tamāra Rutkovska, lyrics: Tamāra Rutkovska,
- Stay, composer: Ingars Viļums, lyrics: Ingars Viļums,
- Here I am again, composer: Vladimirs Koževņikovs (Niko), lyrics: Vladimtirs Koževņikovs (Niko),
- Bučas, composer: Aldis Zaļūksnis (Midis), lyrics: Mārtiņš Poļakovskis (Holis),
- You are the reason, composer: Katrine Lukins, Kārlis Indrišonoks, lyrics: Katrine Lukins,
- Going All the way, composer: Janis Driksna, lyrics: Janis Driksna,
- Lights on, composer: Gaitis Lazdāns, lyrics: Markus Riva,
- This moment and tomorrow, composer: Edgars Beļickis, Kārlis Auziņš, lyrics: Mikus Frišvelds,
- If I could (let away), composer: Miks Žagars, Raitis Aušmuksts, lyrics: Miks Žagars,
- I can breathe, composer: Aminata Savadogo, lyrics: Aminata Savadogo,
- I’ve got, composer: Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis, lyrics: Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis,
- Revelation, composer: Ralfs Eilands, Valters Pūce, Ansis Grūbe, lyrics: Ralfs Eilands,
- I need more, composer: Alise Ketnere (Fox Lima), lyrics: Alise Ketnere (Fox Lima),
- Cake to bake, composer: Guntis Veilands, lyrics: Guntis Veilands,
- Breathe slow, composer: Edgars Viļums, lyrics: Anete Volmane,
- Pa vidu tu, composer: Andris Kivičs, lyrics: Andris Kivičs,
- I need a soul-twin, composer: Mārtiņš Kits, lyrics: Mārtiņš Kits,
- What if it was, composer: Rolands Ūdris, lyrics: Rolands Ūdris,
- Dejo Tā composer: Kaspars Dvinskis, teksta autori Sabīne Berezina, Kaspars Dvinskis,
- Take away composer: Tomass Kleins, lyrics: Guntars Račs.
The 2014 Latvian national selection Dziesma 2014 will consist of 3 shows: 2 semifinals on 1 and 2 February, and the grand final on 22 February . The semifinals will be held in Riga whilst the grand final will be held in Ventspils.
Latvia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000 and has won the event in 2002 with Marie N‘s I wanna. Latvia has competed in every single contest since its debut in 2000. 2014 will be the country’s 15th Eurovision entry.
In 2013 PeR represented Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo with Here we go. Stay tuned to esctoday.com for the latest information on Latvia and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.