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The basics

Full country name
Republic of Latvia
Capital
Riga

Facts

First participation
2000 (BrainStorm)
Victories
2002 (Marie N)
Hosts
Riga 2003

The basics

Full country name
Republic of Latvia
Capital
Riga

Latvia had a successful debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000 when it placed third.

The country won the Eurovision Song Contest in 2002 and hosted the competition the following year in the capital Riga. Nearly half of Latvia's territory is forest.

Featured participant

Facts

First participation
2000 (BrainStorm)
Victories
2002 (Marie N)
Hosts
Riga 2003
Event
Represented by
Song
PointsRank
Stockholm 2000BrainStormMy Star1363
Copenhagen 2001Arnis MednisToo Much1618
Tallinn 2002Marie NI Wanna1761
Riga 2003F.L.Y.Hello From Mars524
Istanbul 2004Fomins & KleinsDziesma Par Laimi
Semi-Final2317
Kyiv 2005Walter & KazhaThe War Is Not Over
Semi-Final8510
Grand Final1535
Athens 2006CosmosI Hear Your Heart
Grand Final3016
Helsinki 2007Bonaparti.lvQuesta Notte
Semi-Final1685
Grand Final5416
Belgrade 2008Pirates Of The SeaWolves Of The Sea
Grand Final8312
Second Semi-Final866
Moscow 2009Intars BusulisProbka
Second Semi-Final719
Oslo 2010AishaWhat For?
First Semi-Final1117
Düsseldorf 2011MusiqqAngel In Disguise
Second Semi-Final2517
Baku 2012AnmaryBeautiful Song
First Semi-Final1716
Malmö 2013PeRHere We Go
Second Semi-Final1317
Copenhagen 2014AarzemniekiCake To Bake
First Semi-Final3313
Vienna 2015AminataLove Injected
Second Semi-Final1552
Grand Final1866
Stockholm 2016JustsHeartbeat
Grand Final13215
Second Semi-Final1328
Kyiv 2017Triana ParkLine
First Semi-Final2118