Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007

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Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Country Latvia
National selection
Selection processEirodziesma 2007
Selection date(s)Semi-finals
27 January 2007
3 February 2007
Final
24 February 2007
Selected entrantBonaparti.lv
Selected song"Questa Notte"
Finals performance
Semi-final result5th, 168 points
Final result16th, 54 points
Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2006 2007 2008►

Latvia selected their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 using the Eirodziesma 2007 format, on 24 February 2007. Prior to the final, there were 10 participants competing in the two semi-finals held on 27 January 2007 and 3 February 2007. The top 5 songs qualified to the final by a 50/50 jury vote and televote. In the final, the top three song proceeded towards the super-final. The opera group, Bonaparti.lv won the competition with a convincing number of televotes. "Questa Notte" is a song in the Italian language, which finished sixteenth in the final competition, with 54 points.

The final of Eirodziesma took place on 24 February in Ventspils, with semi finals on 27 January and 3 February. LTV received 106 entries, which were narrowed down to 20 songs on 11 December 2006.

Result of National Final[edit]

Final - 24 February 2007
Draw Artist Song Televote Place
1 Intars Busulis "Gonki" 13,219 2
2 Robert Wells, Johnny Salamander & Meldra "The legends of rock'n roll" 3,728 7
3 Red Bee "Can’t buy good lovin'" 2,002 10
4 Lenii "Take off Your Mask" 10,477 4
5 Gunārs Kalniņš & Jolanda Suvorova "What a love can do to me" 12,776 3
6 Re:public "Home" 5,945 6
7 Ksenija "You are losing me" 2,635 9
8 Bonaparti.lv "Questa Notte" 32,900 1
9 Klaidonis & Linita "My vow to you" 6,702 5
10 Igeta & Project Bradans "Dundari dandari" 3,329 8
Draw Artist Song Televote Place
1 Intars Busulis "Gonki" 13,219 (22.5%) 2
2 Gunārs Kalniņš & Jolanda Suvorova "What a love can do to me" 12,776 (21.7%) 3
3 Bonaparti.lv "Questa Notte" 32,900 (56.0%) 1

Semifinals[edit]

Semi Final 1[edit]

  • Beate - "I Will"
  • Elli U - "Trans-European Express"
  • Red Bee - "Can't Buy Good Lovin'"
  • re:public - "Home"
  • Ēnas - "Always"
  • Iveta Baumane - "In Our Life"
  • Gunārs Kalniņš & Jolanda Suvorova - "What A Love Can Do To Me"
  • Igete Gaiķe - "Dundari Dandari"
  • H2O - "Boys Never Tell They're Sorry"
  • Liene Šomase - "Take Off Your Mask"

Semi Final 2[edit]

  • Intars Busulis - "Гонки (Races)"
  • VIA Meitenes - "Little Bit Of This"
  • Johnny Salamander & Meldra - "The Legends Of Rock N' Roll"
  • Morning After - "Bye My Baby, Bye"
  • Bonaparti.lv - "Questa Notte"
  • Aisha - "Close Your Eyes"
  • Kesija - "You Are Losing Me"
  • Stacey - "Feels Like Heaven"
  • Klaidonis and Linita - "My Vow To You"
  • Elli U - "Always And Forever"

Eurovision[edit]

Because Latvia placed 16th at the 2006 contest, country was forced to compete in the Eurovision semi-final,They performed 28th (last), following Austria they qualified from 5th place with 168 points. In the final, Latvia performed 14th, following France and preceding the Russia came 16th with 54 points.

Points Awarded to Latvia (Semi-Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Latvia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

See also[edit]