Latvia: Dziesma 2013 results revealed

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 0

LTV the Latvian national broadcaster has revealed the results of all 3 Dziesma shows; the semifinals and final. Last Saturday PeR won the 2013 Latvian national final and will now represent Latvia at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö.

Latvian national selection for Eurovision Song Contest has finished on February 16 in Ventspils – PeR with song Here We Go will enter the stage on May 16 in Malmö.

Latvian Television reveals the results of all heats of Dziesma 2013 – both semi finals, the final and the superfinal.

Results of the first semi final

First semi final of Dziesma 2013 took place on February 8. Jury was entitled to give points to the songs (1st place – 1 point, 2nd place – 2 points etc) determining its position. The same principle was applied to the results of the televote. The total was made by adding up the points given by jury and televote (50% : 50%). In case of a draw the favourite of the televote was preferred.

Jury of the first semi final: Aija Strazdiņa, Aija Vītoliņa Ieva Rozentāle, Lara Bellerose (Belgium), Ģirts Lūsis, Valters Pūce, Jegors Jerohomovičs, Kārlis Auzāns, Jānis Palkavnieks.

NoSong/PerformerJury vote
(points/place)
Televote
(votes/place)
Total
(total points/place)
1.Higher and higher – Liene Candy30/ 1630/ 56 / 3
2.Tirpini – Fox Lima63/ 8302/ 1220 / 11
3.Good woman – Dominic Okolue83/ 11339/ 1021 / 12
4.When you’re with me – Antra Stafecka54/ 5582/ 712 / 5
5.Never let me go – Olafs Bergmanis & The Random People70/ 10420/ 919 / 9
6.Love – “Headline”45/ 4532/ 812 / 6
7.Better than you – “Pieneņu vīns”61/ 7593/ 613 / 7
8.Give me a try – Ivo Grīsniņš-Grīslis64/ 9304/ 1120 / 10
9.I need a hero – Samanta Tīna41/ 31099/ 14 / 1
10.Love responder – Liene Matveja un Baiba Reine93/ 12635/ 416 / 8
11.Upside down – Sabīne Berezina60/ 6669/ 28 / 4
12.Sad trumpet – “PeR”38/ 2652/ 15 / 2

 

In accordance with the rules and regulations, following songs receiving the most points in total in jury and televote, qualified for the final:

  • Higher and higher – Liene Candy
  • When you’re with me – Antra Stafecka
  • Love – “Headline”
  • I Need a hero – Samanta Tīna
  • Upside down – Sabīne Berezina
  • Sad trumpet – “PeR”

Results of the second semi final

On February 9 the second semi final of Dziesma 2013 was broadcast on LTV 1. Jury was entitled to give points to the songs (1st place – 1 point, 2nd place – 2 points etc) determining its position. The same principle was applied to the results of the televote. The total was made by adding up the points given by jury and televote (50% : 50%). In case of a draw the favourite of the televote was preferred. Songs were judged by a jury consisting of: Aija Strazdiņa, Aija Vītoliņa, Lara Bellerose (Belgium), Vineta Elksne, Ģirts Lūsis, Valters Frīdenbergs, Anmary, Valters Pūce, Jegors Jerohomovičs.

NoSong/PerformerJury vote
(points/place)
Televote
(votes /place)
Total
(total points /place)
1.Now or never“Aiwink”82 / 10708 / 717 / 9
2.Cold heart – Ieva Sutugova55 / 6520 / 814 / 6
3.I am who I am – Marta Ritova32 / 2980 / 24 / 2
4.Here we go – “PeR”13 / 1979 / 34 / 3
5.Fool in love – Dāvids Kalandija un Dināra67 / 8813 / 614 / 5
6.Joey – Mārtiņš Ruskis un 4 vēji87 / 11838 / 415 / 8
7.Hey hey! – Andris Kivičs93 / 12246 / 1123 / 12
8.The one – “Pieneņu vīns”60 / 7819 / 512 / 4
9.One – Niko43 / 31429 / 14 / 1
10.Let the night belong to the lovers – Framest53 / 5211 / 1217 / 10
11.Phoenix fly – Kristīne Šomase71 / 9449 / 918 / 11
12.Here I am – Rūta Dūduma46 / 4435 / 1014 / 7

 

In accordance with the rules and regulations, following songs receiving the most points in total in jury and televote, qualified for the final:

  • Cold heart – Ieva Sutugova
  • I am who I am – Marta Ritova
  • Here we go – “PeR”
  • Fool in love – Dāvids Kalandija un Dināra
  • The one – “Pieneņu vīns”
  • One – Niko

Results of the Final and Superfinal

The final of Dziesma 2013 had a live broadcast on LTV on February 16. It had two heats – final and superfinal. Jury was entitled to give points to the songs (1st place – 1 point, 2nd place – 2 points etc) determining its position. The same principle was applied to the results of the televote. The total was made by adding up the points given by jury and televote (50% : 50%). In case of a draw the favourite of the televote was preferred.

The jury of the final and superfinal: producer of music videos – Aija Strazdiņa, singer and vocal teacher – Vineta Elksne,producer of music and culture programs at LTV – Ieva Rozentāle, “Labvēlīgais tips” producer and author of songs – Ģirts Lūsis, journalist- Sandris Vanzovičs, musicians – Kārlis Auzāns, Jānis Stībelis, Valters Pūce, as well as the musician from Estonia – Ott Lepland.

 

NoSong/PerformerJury vote
(points/place)
Televote
(votes/place)
Total
(total points/place)
1.One – Niko92 / 112576 / 314 / 6
2.Fool in love – Dāvids Kalandija un Dināra74 / 9569 / 1120 / 11
3.When you’re with me – Antra Stafecka42 / 41467 / 59 / 4
4.Sad trumpet – “PeR”58 / 6467 / 1218 / 10
5.The one – “Pieneņu vīns”90 / 10857 / 717 / 9
6.I am who I am – Marta Ritova28 / 31958 / 47 / 3
7.Higher and higher – Liene Candy51 / 5713 / 914 / 7
8.I need a hero – Samanta Tīna25 / 23305 / 24 / 2
9.Cold heart – Ieva Sutugova67 / 8843 / 816 / 8
10.Love – “Headline”64 / 7918 / 613 / 5
11.Upside down – Sabīne Berezina95 / 12678 / 1022 / 12
12.Here we go – “PeR”16 / 13847 / 12 / 1

In accordance with the rules and regulations, following songs receiving the most points in totoal in jury and televote, qualified for the superfinal. The voting started anew in the Superfinal. The televote and jury points were appointed following the previous pattern of final and semifinals.

 

NoSong/PerformerJury vote
(points/place)
Televote
(votes/place)
Total
(total points/place)
1.I am who I am – Marta Ritova20 / 23318 / 35 / 3
2.Here we go – “PeR”11 / 16289 / 12 / 1
3.I need a hero – Samanta Tīna23 / 36204 / 25 / 2

The Latvian national selection for Eurovision Song Cotest was organised in a cooperation with Ventspils City Council and Ventspils Development Agency, the trusty supporters of LTV on their way to Eurovision Song Contest which is an important event for Latvian musicians and audience.

Latvia will participate in the second semi final of Eurovision Song Contest on May 16 in Malmö, Sweden.