The first performers at the Eurovision PreParty Riga 2018 have been revealed by OGAE Latvia.
The first three Eurovision participants taking part in the Eurovision PreParty Riga 2018 have been revealed by the events organisers. Making their way to the Latvian Capital in less than two weeks time are;
- Czech Republic – Mikolas Josef
- Latvia – Laura Rizzotto
- Moldova – DoReDos
Hosting this years event will be Roberto Melon who represented Latvia twice at the Eurovision Song Contest. He made his debut in 2007 was part of Bonaparti.lv and return the following year as the lead singer of Wolves of the Sea.
The event will feature performances from a number of participants in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, who will perform their entries for the contest. Fans will also get an opportunity to meet the artists in meet and greet sessions. After the main event, there will be an after party in the same venue. This event will also commemorate 15 years since the Eurovision Song Contest 2003, which was held in Riga.
The Eurovision PreParty Riga has been held every year since 2014 and is the biggest Eurovision preview event in Northern Europe. The main idea of the event is to promote the Eurovision Song Contest participants and their songs. Eurovision PreParty Riga is organized by OGAE Latvia.
At last year’s event, contestants from five different countries performed their entries: JOWST (Norway), Martina Bartá (Czech Republic), Naviband (Belarus), Kasia Moś (Poland) and Triana Park (Latvia). The 2017 participants were also joined by special guests Ruslana (2004 winner) and Justs (Latvia 2016).
Source: Eurovision PreParty Riga