Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001

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Eurovision Song Contest 2001
Country Latvia
National selection
Selection processEirodziesma 2001
Selection date(s)24 February 2001
Selected entrantArnis Mednis
Selected song"Too Much"
Finals performance
Final result18th, 16 points
Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2000 2001 2002►

Latvia was represented by Arnis Mednis, with the song "Too Much", at the 2001 Eurovision Song Contest which took place on 12 May in Copenhagen, Denmark. "Too Much" was chosen as the Latvian entry at the national final, Eirodziesma, on 24 February.[1]

Before Eurovision[edit]

Eirodziesma 2001[edit]

The final took place on 24 February 2001 at the LTV studios in Riga, hosted by Horens Stalbe and Dita Torstere. The winner was determined by a four-member jury panel (4/5) and public televoting (1/5). Marija Naumova won the televote, but finished third overall.[2][3]

Final – 24 February 2001
Draw Artist Song Songwriter(s) Points Place
1 Linda Leen & Lauris Reiniks "I Wish I Knew" Lauris Reiniks 40 2
2 Tumsa "It's Not the End" Mārtiņš Freimanis 36 4
3 Madara Celma "Staying Alive" Kristaps Krievkalns, Madara Celma 10 9
4 Yana Kay "Falling Into You" Yana Kay 5 7
5 Labvēlīgais tips "Koka klucis Konstantīns" Labvēlīgais Tips, Andris Freidenfelds 33 6
6 Marija Naumova "Hey, Boy, Follow Me" Marija Naumova 38 3
7 Credo "Cita tautasdziesma" Armands Alksnis 10 9
8 Gunārs Kalniņš "Diamonds and Pearls" Gunārs Kalniņš, Guntars Račs 20 8
9 Shake and Bake "Spirit of Love" Shake & Bake, Jānis Stībelis 36 4
10 Arnis Mednis "Too Much" Arnis Mednis, Gustavs Terzens 42 1

At Eurovision[edit]

Points awarded to Latvia
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Latvia[edit]

12 points  Estonia
10 points  Denmark
8 points  Russia
7 points  France
6 points  Sweden
5 points  Lithuania
4 points  Spain
3 points  United Kingdom
2 points  Greece
1 point  Germany

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Latvia 2001". ESC-History. Retrieved 1 October 2011.
  2. ^ "LATVIAN NATIONAL FINAL 2001".
  3. ^ "Eirodziesma 2001".