LTV, the Latvian national broadcaster has confirmed to ESCToday that Latvia will participate at the forthcoming 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Israel.
Thus Latvia joins Norway, Sweden, France, Cyprus, Malta, Germany, Belgium and Switzerland, all whom have confirmed their participation at the upcoming Eurovision edition.
It is more than likely that Latvia will select its Eurovision act and entry for Israel via its popular music show Supernova. The Latvian broadcaster will reveal its plan of action for Eurovision 2019 in due course.
Latvia in Eurovision
Latvia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000 with Brainstorm and has won the contest 2 years later in 2002 in Tallinn with Marie N.
In 2018, Laura Rizzotto won the golden ticket to Lisbon with her entry Funny girl. Despite a great performance, she failed to qualify to the Grand Final.
The country has enjoyed mixed fortunes in the competition in its 19 year history, having only made it to the top 10 of the leaderboard four times: 2000 (3rd), 2002 (1st), 2005 (5th) and 2015 (6th).