I intend to win - Justs, Latvia's Eurovision hope

Latvia's Eurovision contender Justs Sirmais who won in the Supernova preliminaries yesterday says he feels great and will do all he must to secure a victory for his country, reported LSM Monday.

Right after the results were announced Justs said he wasn't sure whether he'd win until the very end, as his "Heartbeat" and Catalepsia's "Damnation" had been close contenders previously. 

"Of course, some were saying that Justs will win without a shadow of a doubt. However results showed that the intrigue was there until the very end," said Justs.

He said that his team won't have any time to rest as they'll be recording the song, shooting a video and working out the scenario of their performance.

Bookmakers are now placing Latvia among the top three contenders, but Justs himself is intent only on victory.

"I remember when I was little I saw [Marija] Naumova's Eurovision victory. She brought Eurovision to Latvia. It was a great event for our country. I would like to bring the contest here once again," Justs told the viewers.

This is the second year in a row in which Latvia picks its representative with a viewers' vote. The approach proved to be effective last year when Aminata - who wrote "Heartbeat" and the lyrics to it - took seventh place in the Eurovision finals. 

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