Latvia

Sarlote & Sea Stones

Country
🇱🇻 Latvia
Song
Viva La Dance
Written by
Guntars Racs
Composed by
Sarlote Lenmane, Arturs Palkevics
On the internet
Broadcaster
LTV

Sarlote Lenmane, who will represent Latvia at the 2010 Junior Eurovision Song Contest, is 12 years old and she comes from Riga.

She studies singing from the age of 9 at the vocal studio Rigas Akmentini, taught by Liva Bondare. 

Sarlote is the winner of the music festival Majowa Nutka in Poland and  Euro Pop contest Berliner Perle in Germany.

Laura Luse, Emils Kalenda, Liva Zvirgzdina, Elvis Liede will help her with the backing vocals in Minsk. They are from the pop group Juras Akmentini (Sea Stones) from the city of Ventspils.

This year the vocal studio celebrates their 15th birthday. There are more than 50 participants at the age from 3 to 20.

Who helped with the song?

Arturs Palkkevics, the co-composer of the song, graduated from the Daugavpils music college in 1994, studied the speciality  of the choir conductor and piano.

The active musical career in the field of the arrangement and production started in 2001.

Arturs works together with such musicians as Raimonds Pauls, Guntars Racs, Arnis Mednis and many famous rock groups.

The lyricist of the song is Guntars Racs, who's writter over 500 songs - 200 written together with the multi-million selling composer Raimonds Pauls. 

He's also co-wrote songs with Molly Ann Leikin (who's written songs for Cher, Tina Turner, Anne Murray, Placido Domingo and Billy Preston) as well as Ainars Virga, Tomass Kleins, Janis Lusens etc). And he has released over 30 award winning songs and albums.

He's also produced music for artists like the former Eurovision Song Contest participants Brainstor and Fomins & Kleins. 

Lyrics of Viva La Dance

  • English
Kāpēc atkal vēji klusē Kāpēc pulksteņi tik ātri skrien ?( tik tak , tik tak, tik tak) Nāciet manā saules pusē Te var dejot arvien Jo parole ir- Viva La Dance Pasaule kā menuets sens Tā griežas un tā parāda kā Dejo, dejo, dejo tā Jo parole ir- Viva La Dance Pasaule kā menuets sens Vienalga vai tev daudz vai nekā Dejo, dejo, dejo, dejo tā Kāpēc atkal zvani klusē? Kāpēc sirsniņas tik ātri sit ( tuk tuk, tuk tuk, tuk, tuk) Nāciet manā saules pusē Kamēr diena vēl rit Piedz Jo parole ir- Viva La Dance Pasaule kā menuets sens Tā griežas un tā parāda kā Dejo, dejo, dejo tā Jo parole ir- Viva La Dance Pasaule kā menuets sens Vienalga vai tev daudz vai nekā Dejo, dejo, dejo, dejo tā Na na na na na na na na nā na Dejo, dejo līdz, dejo līdz rītam Dejo līdz rītam Dejo līdz rītam Piedz Viva La Dance!
Why have the winds fallen silent again? And the clocks keep on running so fast? (tick tock, tick tock, tick tock) Come to the side of the sun that I know And just get ready to dance The password to life is Viva La Dance And the world – as a minuet old Turning like this and showing us how Dance, dance to this - you behold The password to life is Viva La Dance And the world – as a minuet old Whether you have a lot or nothing at all Dance, dance and dance - you are told Why have the bells stopped tolling again? And the hearts started beating so fast? (pit-a-pat, pit-a-pat, pit-a-pat) Come to the side of the sun that I know While the day is still flowing on past Refrain The password to life is Viva La Dance And the world – as a minuet old Turning like this and showing us how Dance, dance to this - you behold The password to life is Viva La Dance And the world – as a minuet old Whether you have a lot, or nothing at all Dance, dance, dance - you are told Na na na na na na na na na na Dance, dance along, dance till the morning light Dance till the morning light Dance till the morning light Refrain Viva La Dance! FRENCH VERSION VIVE LA DANSE! Pourquoi les vents se taisent Pourquoi les montres vont si vite Venez chez moi au soleil Où on peut danser tout de suite. Car le mot de passe est „vive la danse” Le monde entier comme un menuet ancien Tourne, tourne et danse. Car le mot de passe est „vive la danse” Le monde entier comme un menuet ancien Tourne, tourne et danse comme ca. Pourquoi les cloches se taisent Pourquoi nos coeurs battent si vite Venez chez moi au soleil Avant que tombe la nuit Réfr. Car le mot de passe est „vive la danse” Le monde entier comme un menuet ancien Tourne, tourne et danse. Car le mot de passe est „vive la danse” Le monde entier comme un menuet ancien Tourne, tourne et danse comme ca. Na, na, na, na, na Danse, danse jusqu’au matin Danse jusqu’au petit jour Danse jusqu’au petit jour. Vive la danse!