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Justs to represent Latvia in Eurovision 2016 with Heartbeat

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Baku, February 29 AZERTAC

Justs has just won the Supernova final with the song Heartbeat, and will represent Latvia in the 61st Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm.

According to official website of song contest, the song which achieved the most votes won the ticket to Stockholm to represent Latvia in the Second Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest to be held on Thursday the 12th of May. In a very close contest, that honour went to Justs ahead of Catalepsia.

20 songs started out in the Supernova contest at the start of February. In the first two heats, the jury and the public selected four songs in each heat to go forward to last week's semi-final. In the semi-final, the televoting public put through two songs to tonight's final, and the jury decided the remaining two places.

Justs Sirmais (born 6th February 1995 in Kekava), is also known as simply Justs. He attended Riga State Gymnasium No 1. He still lives in Kekava.

The song was composed by Aminata Savadogo who won Supernova 2015 and represented Latvia in the 2015 contest in Vienna where she finished in sixth place in the Grand Final with her own composition Love Injected.

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