Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country  Latvia
National selection
Selection process Eirodziesma
Selection date(s) March 1, 2008
Selected entrant Pirates of the Sea
Selected song "Wolves of the Sea"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (6th, 86 points)
Final result 12th, 83 points
Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest
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On March 1, 2008, the band Pirates of the Sea was chosen to represent Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 with the song Wolves of the Sea.[1] It was placed 12th.

It was the last time Latvia had made it to the ESC final until 7 years later, when they finally qualified for the final in 2015 with the song Love Injected by Aminata.


Draw Artist Song First vote Place Final vote Place
1 Deja vu "I’m a Part Of You" 1,485 7
2 Kristīna Zaharova feat. Julian "Until You Find A Friend" 862 9
3 Sabīne Berezina "If I Only Knew" 5,142 5
4 Pirates of the Sea "Wolves of the Sea" 16,818 1 29 228 1
5 Peter Garden & Juris Vizbulis "Memory Lane" 1,932 6
6 Funky Drivers "Summertime" 1,245 8
7 Triānas Parks "Bye Bye" 5,656 4
8 Elizabete Zagorska "Take Me Home" 599 10
9 Aisha "You Really Got Me Going" 8,021 3 22,721 2
10 Andris Ērglis "Broken Lullaby" 10,751 2 21,580 3

Spokespersons[edit]

For the 2008 contest the spokesperson for Latvia was Kristīne Virsnīte.[2]

At Eurovision[edit]

Points Awarded by Latvia[3][edit]

Points Awarded to Latvia (Semi-Final 2)
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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latvia decided: The Pirates to Eurovision". ESCtoday.com. 2008-03-01. Retrieved 2009-03-01. 
  2. ^ "AKTUALITĀTES > Eirovīzijā triumfē Dima Bilans no Krievijas, Pirāti – vienpadsmitie / divpadsmitie". eirovizija.lv. Archived from the original on 2008-06-12. Retrieved 2008-05-26. 
  3. ^ Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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