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Latvia in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

Here you find everything you need to know about Latvia’s preparations for the “Eurovision Song Contest 2014”, including the results of “Dziesma 2014” and links to their last five Eurovision entries (and their results), just to put the new plans in perspective. latvia
Latvia’s plans for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest:
Broadcaster: LTV
Website: ltv.lv/eirovizija
Selection: “Dziesma 2014”: 2 Semifinals, 1 Final and 24 entries
Date: Final on February 22nd
Latvia will participate in the (1st half of) the first semi-final of the 2014 ESC, on May 6th


“Here We Go”, PeR (the winner of “Dziesma 2013”)

The schedule for the Latvian “Dziesma 2014”:
December 2nd: 24 semifinalist (from 73 submitted entries) will be presented
January 7th: deadline for composers to select their artists
February 1st: Semifinal 1 12 entries → 6 finalists
February 2nd: Semifinal 2 12 entries → 6 finalists
February 22nd: Final 12 finalists → 3 superfinalists → 1 winner
“Dziesma 2014” – The running order – The final, February 22nd:
1. Revelation“, Ralfs Eilands, Valters Pūce, Nelli Bubujanca
2. Lights on“, Markus Riva
3. Moment and tomorrow“, Katrīna Bindere
4. Pēdējā vēstule“, Dons
5. Stay“, Samanta Tīna
6. Here I am again“, Niko
7. Going All the Way“, MyRadiantU
8. Saule riet (Take Away)“, Olga un Līgo
9. I can breathe“, Aminata Savadogo
10. Cake To Bake“, Aarzemnieki
11. If I Could (Get Away)“, Eirošmits
12. You Are The Reason“, Katrine Lukins
“Dziesma 2014” – Semifinal 2 – The results:
To the final: (in random order)
Revelation“, Ralfs Eilands, Valters Pūce, Nelli Bubujanca
You Are The Reason“, Katrine Lukins
Lights on“, Markus Riva
Moment and tomorrow“, Katrīna Bindere
Pēdējā vēstule“, Dons
If I Could (Get Away)“, Eirošmits
Out of the competition: (in random order)
I need a soul-twin“, Mad Show Boys
Breathe slow“, Anete Volmane
What if it was“, Rolands Ūdris
Pa vidu Tu“, Andris Kivičs
Is It Possible“, Sabīne Vidriķe
Pressure“, Sabīne Berezina
“Dziesma 2014” – Semifinal 1 – The results:
To the final: (in random order)
Here I am again“, Niko
Cake To Bake“, Aarzemnieki
Stay“, Samanta Tīna
Going All the Way“, MyRadiantU
I can breathe“, Aminata Savadogo
Saule riet (Take Away)“, Olga un Līgo
Out of the competition: (in random order)
Dejo Tā“, DJ Dween un Sabīne Berezina
Bučas“, Crazy Dolls
I’m happy“, Tamara Rutkovska
I’ve got“, Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis
Just Stop“, Oskars Deigelis
I need more“, Dāvis Matskins
“Dziesma 2014” – The running order – Semifinal 1, February 1st:
1. “Dejo Tā“, DJ Dween un Sabīne Berezina
(Kaspars Dvinskis, Sabīne Berezina)
2. “Bučas“, Crazy Dolls
(Aldis Zaļūksnis: Midis, Mārtiņš Poļakovskis: Holis)
3. “I’m happy“, Tamara Rutkovska
(Tamāra Rutkovska)
4. “Here I am again“, Niko
(Vladimirs Koževņikovs: Niko)
5. “I’ve got“, Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis
(Ivo Grīsniņš Grīslis)
6. “Cake To Bake“, Aarzemnieki
(Guntis Veilands)
7. “Just Stop“, Oskars Deigelis
(Ruslans Kuksinovičs, Oskars Deigelis)
8. “Stay“, Samanta Tīna
(Ingars Viļums)
9. “Going All the Way“, Grupa MyRadiantU
(Janis Driksna)
10. “I can breathe“, Aminata Savadogo
(Aminata Savadogo)
11. “I need more“, Dāvis Matskins
(Alise Ketnere: Fox Lima)
12. “Saule riet (Take Away)“, Olga un Līgo
(Tomass Kleins, Guntars Račs)
“Dziesma 2014” – The running order – Semifinal 2, February 2nd:
1. “Revelation“, Ralfs Eilands, Valters Pūce, Nelli Bubujanca
(Ralfs Eilands, Valters Pūce, Ansis Grūbe)
2. “You Are The Reason“, Katrine Lukins
(Katrine Lukins, Kārlis Indrišonoks)
3. “I need a soul-twin“, Mad Show Boys
(Mārtiņš Kits)
4. “Lights on“, Markus Riva
(Gaitis Lazdāns, Markus Riva)
5. “Breathe slow“, Anete Volmane
(Edgars Viļums, Anete Volmane)
6. “What if it was“, Rolands Ūdris
(Rolands Ūdris)
7. “This moment and tomorrow“, Katrīna Bindere
(Edgars Beļickis, Kārlis Auziņš, Mikus Frišvelds)
8. “Pa vidu Tu“, Andris Kivičs
(Andris Kivičs)
9. “Pēdējā vēstule“, Dons
(Artūrs Šingirejs, Ingus Bērziņš)
10. “Is It Possible“, Sabīne Vidriķe
(Edgars Kokorevičs, Sabīne Vidriķe)
11. “Pressure“, Sabīne Berezina
(Žanna Berezina)
12. “If I Could (Get Away)“, Eirošmits
(Miks Žagars, Raitis Aušmuksts, (Roberts Stāds?))
The last five Latvian entries and results in the Eurovision Song Contest
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2013: Here We Go PeR Semi-Final (2): 17th place
2012: Beautiful Song Anmary Semi-Final (1): 16th place
2011: Angel In Disguise Musiqq Semi-Final (2): 17th place
2010: What For? Aisha Semi-Final (1): 17th place
2009: Probka Intars Busulis Semi-Final (2): 19th place

See also: Samples of Latvian NF entries from the 2014 artists

(Keep in mind that the dates and rules can change and transcription errors may occur, so I can’t guarantee that everything is 100% correct all the time, although I update the page frequently with info from various Eurovision sites.)