The first semi-final of Dziesma 2013 took place this evening. Twenty-four songs are fighting for the honour to represent Latvia in Malmö and tonight, the first twelve hopefuls presented their songs to a big audience at the Palladium Concert Hall in Riga.
Latvian broadcaster LTV confirmed today the twenty-four acts that have made it to the semi final stages of the Latvian selection, Dziesma 2013. Submissions could be entered up until the end of November. Today's announcement sees some familiar names back for another try.