Lauris Reininks has released the official videoclip of his latest song Banja Laura, the entry with which he will be competing next Saturday at the Latvian 2011 Eurovision semifinal 2, Eirodziesma . Lauris Reiniks is back at the Latvian Eurovision Song Contest national selection. Considered to be among Latvia's most sought after male singers and composers hes enjoys both fame and name on home soil. Eurovision fans will be familiar with Lauris as he represented Latvia at the 2003 Eurovision Song Contest in Riga as part of the group FLY with the song Hello From Mars
This time he will be competing at the Latvian Eurovision national selection with the song Banjo Laura. The officialvideoclip of this song has just been released.He has competed several times at theEirodziesma Latvia national finals, in 2001 in duet with Linda Leen,in2002asa soloist,in 2003 he won the competitionwhen he represented Latvia as part of FLY, and in 2010 as as a soloist. This will be the 5th time he will be competing at the Latvian Eurovision national selection as a singer. Last year his song I wish I could pretend came 2nd at the Irish Eurovision national selection, receiving top marks from the jury.
Lauris is a multi talented artist who has enjoyed success as a singer, composer, actor and television host.He was born in Dobele, Latvia and started to perform at the tender of 5. He has received more than 20 national awards recognizing him both as a singer and a composer.