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Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2004

Eurovision Song Contest 2004
Country Latvia
National selection
Selection processEirodziesma 2004
Selection date(s)28 February 2004
Selected entrantFomins & Kleins
Selected song"Dziesma par laimi"
Finals performance
Final resultSemi-final, 17th, 23 points
Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2003 2004 2005►

Latvia was represented by Fomins and Kleins with the song "Dziesma par laimi" at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest semi-final which took place on 12 May in Istanbul, Turkey. "Dziesma par laimi" was chosen as the Latvian entry at the national final, Eirodziesma, on 28 February.[1]

Final

Eirodziesma - First Round - 28 February 2004[2]
Draw Artist Song Televote Place
1 Fomins & Kleins "Dziesma par laimi" 18,830 2
2 Kristīne Broka & Santa Zapacka "Angels Song" 4,835 8
3 4.elements "Ready" 5,374 7
4 Tatjana Timčuka "Like a Star" 13,393 3
5 Rain "Let Me" 3,389 9
6 C-Stones "All You Know" 9,318 4
7 Johny Salamander & Meldra "We Share The Sun" 19,646 1
8 Chilli "Not That Everyday Girl" 5,888 6
9 Z-Scars "Runaway" 18,951 5
10 Amber "Fly Away With You" 1,347 10
Eirodziesma - Second Round - 28 February 2004[3]
Draw Artist Song Televote Place
1 Fomins & Kleins "Dziesma par laimi" 41,297 (42.1%) 1
2 Tatjana Timčuka "Like a Star" 18,879 (19.3%) 3
3 Johny Salamander & Meldra "We Share The Sun" 37,844 (38.6%) 2

At Eurovision

For the Eurovision Song Contest 2004, a semi-final round was introduced in order to accommodate the influx of nations that wanted to compete in the contest. Because Latvia placed 24th at the 2003 contest, country was forced to compete in the first Eurovision semi-final, held on 12 May 2004.They performing 4th, following Switzerland and preceding the Israel Fomins and Kleins failed to qualify came 17th with 23 points. Therefore, country will have to compete in the semi-final again in ESC 2005.

Points awarded by Latvia

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

See also

References

  1. ^ "LATVIAN NATIONAL FINAL 2004". Webuda. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
  2. ^ "Latvia 2004". ESC-History. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
  3. ^ "Latvia 2004". ESC-History. Retrieved 1 October 2011.