Aminata wins Latvia's vote for Eurovision

Singer Aminata won the Latvian final of this year's Eurovision song contest Sunday night, meaning she will represent the country in May's Eurovision semi-final - and hopefully the grand final after that. 

In a night notable for a number of star turns, not least of which came from a six foot tall rapping beaver, Aminata won the public telephone vote comfortably from second placed Markus Riva with Elektro Folk in third and MNTHA in fourth spot.

If you didn't join in the fun with the large number of Eurovision fans watching online, here's a chance to see Aminata performing her song once again:

LTV's coverage won much praise on social media networks too, with Eurovision aficionados around the globe saying Latvia's was one of the most entertaining national finals.

 

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