LTV of Latvia have announced that they are scrapping Dziesma after failing to qualify for the final of Eurovision since 2008, instead Latvia will now use “Supernova” to select their participant for Eurovision.
The selection will be spread over three semi finals and a final, the dates are as follows:
- Semi Final 1 – February 1st
- Semi Final 2 – February 8th
- Semi Final 3 – February 15th
- Final – February 22nd
The winner of the Latvian selection will be decided by a 50/50 jury and televote, the jury will be made up of both Latvian and international music professionals.
To apply to take part and read the rules click here, submissions must be in by the 10th of December.
Source: LTV & Delfi.lv