RIGA, LATVIA – Latvian national broadcaster confirmed to oikotimes.com their participation in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest edition. Through Dziesma 2014 the country will decide upon its participation for Copenhagen.
Today LTV gave more information about their national selection. The first information (confirmed) is that submissions due on November 20th. 24 songs will be selected in the semifinals on February 1st and 2nd. From each semifinal 6 songs will go to the final on February 22nd in Ventspils.
The dates changed due to broadcast of national events like Euro currency, Riga festival 2014 and the Sochi Winter Olympics
In the final 3 songs from only televoting will go to the superfinal where jury and viewers will decide the winner. All songs must be in Latvian language. Special press conference for the presentation of the songs is set for December 2nd.