Tonight: Dziesma final in Latvia
Latvia will choose their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, when the final of Dziesma 2013 takes place tonight in the Theatre House in the city of Ventspils. Following two semi-finals which took place last weekend, 12 songs have made it through to tonight's final, and one of them will be selected to fly the flag for Latvia in Malmö in May. You can see the show LIVE on Eurovision.tv!
On Tuesday the 12th of February a draw took place to determine the running order of Dziesma 2013, which produced the following order of songs.
- One sung by Niko
- Fool In Love sung by Dāvids Kalandija & Dināra
- When You Are With Me sung by Antra Stafecka
- Sad Trumpet sung by Grupa PeR
- The One sung by Grupa Pieneņu Vīns
- I Am Who I Am sung by Marta Ritova
- Higher And Higher sung by Liene Candy
- I Need A Hero sung by Samanta Tina
- Cold Heart sung by Ieva Sutugova
- Love sung by Headline
- Upside Down sung by Sabīne Berezina
- Here We Go sung by Grupa PeR
The voting will be determined by a 50/50 mix of public televoting and the ten members of the jury. Three songs will proceed to a Super-Final, and after a further ten minutes of voting, one of the songs will declared the winner of Dziesma 2013.
You can watch tonight's final in our Web TV.
The programme will be presented by Martin Meyer, Madara Botmane and Anta Aizupe. Amongst the guest performers will be two singers who participated in last year's Eurovision Song Contest, Anmary who represented Latvia and Ott Lepland who represented Estonia.
Latvia will participate in the first half of Semi-Final Two to be held on Thursday the 16th of May.