Latvian TV Song and Dance Festival draws 1 million viewers

By FNE Staff
    Almost 1.1 million viewers watched the July 5-12 Latvian Song and Dance Festival broadcast on LTV, the Latvian public broadcasting station.
    Local news source The Baltic course reported that 40,000 of the viewers, from 56 countries, watched online. Nearly 11% of Latvian residents, 236,000 people, watched the opening night of the festival, while 10% watched the closing concert. Results were compiled by research agency TNS Latvia.