Latvia Supernova 2022: Qualifiers

Latvia: Here are the finalists of Supernova 2022

Ten songs have been selected to go to Latvia's Supernova final. The winner will be decided next week and represent the country at Eurovision 2022

Latvia's journey for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 has just begun with the selection of the final lineup for Supernova 2022.

17 songs were performed and 10 made it through and will be performed next week during the show's final. The show was hosted by Ketija Šēnberga and Lauris Reiniks.

Aminata didn't get to perform her song live on stage as she tested positive for COVID-19. Instead, the singer performed "I'm Letting You Go" remotely.

Supernova 2022 – Semi-final

Wildcard Miks Dukurs got a wildcard for the Final after an assessment found he was impacted by technical issues in the Semi-final

The decision was made by the televote and by the jury vote, each worth 50%.

Supernova 2022

Supernova 2022 is Latvia's national selection to choose their representative for Eurovision 2022. Two shows are scheduled to be held:

  • Semi-Final: 5 February 2022
  • Final: 12 February 2022

Both shows were hosted by Ketija Šēnberga and Lauris Reiniks.

Latvia in Eurovision Song Contest

Latvia debuted in Eurovision Song Contest in 2000, and since then, the country has participated every year (21 times) in the contest. The best result was in 2002, where Latvia won Eurovision Song Contest with the song "I Wanna" by Marie N.

The last 12 contests, Latvia finished last in their semi-finals six times, and only managed to qualify for the Grand Final two times.

About the author: Pedro Santos (Portugal)

authorPedro comes from Lisbon, Portugal. He's 30 years old and graduated in journalism. He has attended Eurovision Song Contest three times live - 2018, 2019 and 2022 - and covered the show twice more (2021, 2023) but his first Eurovision memory takes him back to 2007 when Sarbel delivered his catchy "Yassou Maria" performance. Pedro's favorite Eurovision song is Albania's 2015 "I'm Alive" by Elhaida Dani which is also his favorite Eurovision edition.

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