Latvia: New Supernova 2018 hosts revealed

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The hosts for the Latvian national selection, Supernova 2018, have been revealed; Dagmāra Legante and Justs Sirmais are set to present the competition next month.

The news was confirmed via the official Supernova YouTube channel and social media: both Dagmāra Legante and Justs Sirmais are set to host the upcoming national selection.

The new Latvian duo will take over from the previous presenters, Ketija Šēnberga and Toms Grēviņš, who have both been hosting the selection since its debut in 2015.

Eurovision fans will remember Justs from his participation for Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with the song Heartbeat.

The Latvian singer will host together with Dagmāra, who is known as a Latvian television presenter, model and actress.

Justs’ final Eurovision 2016 performance in Stockholm

The semi-finals of Supernova 2018 take place on the 3, 10 and 17 February, with the final taking place on the 24 February.

Supernova 2018 schedule

  • 03/02: Semi-final 1 (Seven participants, 2 qualifiers)
  • 10/02: Semi-final 2 (Seven participants, 2 qualifiers)
  • 17/02: Semi-final 3 (Seven participants, 2 qualifiers)
  • 24/02: Grand final (Six finalists, winner determined)