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Latvia: LTV reveal participants for Supernova 2016!

LTV have just revealed the names of the 20 candidates that will be competing at this year’s edition of Supernova!

The premiere has taken place during the broadcasting of the second and last special show. You can find the list below:

  1. Paula Dukure – “Look In The Mirror”
  2. ElektroFolk – “Miracle Drums”
  3. Rūta Dūduma – “Being A Friend”
  4. Ivo Grīsniņš-Grīslis – “We Are The Light”
  5. Sabīne Berezina – “My Inspiration”
  6. Edvards Grieze – “New Day”
  7. Marta Grigale – Choices
  8. Catalepsia – “Damnation”
  9. Samanta Tīna – “We Live For Love”
  10. Justs – “Heartbeat”
  11. Madara Grēgere – “You And I”
  12. Crow Mother – “Demons”
  13. Samanta Tīna – “The Love Is Forever”
  14. Markus Riva – “I Can”
  15. MyRadiantU – “We Will Be Stars”
  16. Mārtiņš Ruskis – “Still Holding Stars”
  17. DVINES – “Set It On Fire”
  18. Marta Ritova – “Not From This World”
  19. Miks Dukurs – “Paradise”
  20. Iluta Alsberga – “On Hold”

After a long deliberation, a professional jury, made up by Guntars Racs, Intars Busulis, Daumants Kalnins and DJ Rudd, were in charge of selecting the 20 hopefuls out of 88 applicants that will compete to represent Latvia at Eurovision 2016.

The competition itself will kick off next Sunday with the first heat. See show dates and allocation below:

  • February 7 – Heat 1



  • February 14 – Heat 2


  • February 21 – Semi-final
  • February 28 – Final

A mix of professional jury and public televote will be in charge of deciding the qualifiers from both heats and the semi-final. However, the winner and Latvian representative will be only decided by the audience at the grand final.

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén, I am a 25 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest).Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos!I have already travelled to Eurovision three times (Malmö 2013, Copenhagen 2014 and Vienna 2015) and to Junior Eurovision twice (Malta 2014 & Bulgaria 2015). Next stop -> Stockholm 2016