From the streets of Riga to the spectacular Eurovision Song Contest

  • 2016-05-04
  • William Butt, STOCKHOLM
When he was just sixteen years old young Justs Simrais left his home town of Kekava, near Bauska and started playing his guitar and singing on the streets of Riga.  Little did he know that just five years later at the age of 21, he would be standing on the big Eurovision Song Contest stage in Stockholm not only representing Latvia in the world’s biggest television show but also fulfilling his childhood dream.  Judging by his performances and his ability to adapt to the enormous environment associated with Eurovision, it is easy...
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