The Latvian national selection for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest continues tonight, with the second of two heats being shown live on LTV at 20.20 CET. The top 4 contestants will go on to take part in the semi final on 15 February, and the final to decide who will be the Latvian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 will be on 22 February.
About The Show
Continuing on from heat 1 of Supernova, which took place on 1 February, the next the ten contestants compete tonight for a place in the semi final on 15 February and then the top four from the semi final will compete in the final on 22 February. The top 20 entrants were chosen from an original group of 98 songs, and were chosen by a local Latvian jury to decide who the final 20 will be
The 10 participants in heat 2 of Supernova 2015 are
- Katrīna Bindere – Run to you
- Ornella – Angel
- Aminata – Love injected
- Signe – Sweet girl
- Markus Riva – Take me down
- Rihards Bērziņš – Your eyes
- Mārtiņš Ruskis & Ginta Krievkalna – Debesis
- Euphony – Home
- The Stones – Free your mind
- Riga Metro – High heels
How to Watch[alert-info]The show will commence at 20:20 CET on the following channels:
The top 4 contestants from heat 2, will join the top 4 from heat 1 in the semi final on 15 Febuary, then the top 4 from there will compete in the final of Supernova 2015 which will be held on Sunday the 22 of February, when a jury and the television audience will select the winner by a 50/50 voting mix from the four finalists.
The Supernova jury will consist of Eve Kerēvica, Kaspars Roga (member of Brainstorm, 2000 Eurovision Song Contest), Dons, and Guntars Račs. The shows will be hosted by Ketija Šēnberga and Toms Grēviņš. The semi-finals will be a combination of televoting and the expert jury will decide on the qualifiers. In the final show, the TV public will choose the winner.
The story so far
Latvia first debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest with Brainstorm in 2000 and achieved a respectable 3rd place. They won with Marie N in 2002 and help the 2003 contest in Riga. 2008 is the last time Latvia qualified for a live final.