Latvian public broadcaster LTV has released the information about important dates for submitting songs to the Latvian national selection for the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest.
Since 20th September, LTV accepts songs for Eirodziesma 2006. The deadline for submitting entries is 22nd November. As esctoday.com wrote earlier, there are some slight changes in the rules and terms of the national final. The songs can be performed in any language, as well, the authors and performers of the songs can be of any nationality. The Latvian representative will be selected through two semifinals and one final.
Meanwhile, the competition of the title and logo of Latvian national junior selection is prolonged to 26th November.
Latvia has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest since 2000 and has benn represented by Brainstorm (2000), Arnis Mednis (2001), Marie N (2002), F.L.Y. (2003), Fomins & Kleins (2004) and Walters & Kazha (2005). Latvia won the contest once (2002) and organised the 2003 edition in Riga.