Latvia’s Band Carousel Discovers Their Roots!

This year’s Eurovision contestant for Latvia is Carousel, whose founding members are Mārcis Vasiļevskis and Sabīne Žuga. Both of them took MyHeritage DNA tests to learn more about their ancestors, and here’s what we found:

Mārcis Vasiļevskis

Mārcis is 73.2% Baltic, 25.9% East European, and 0.9% Greek and South Italian!

We found 1,408 relatives of his from 37 countries all over the world. His closest match was from Russia; she shares 1.1% of Mārcis’s DNA, making her anywhere from first cousin twice removed to fourth cousin. His second-closest match is from Latvia and has a family tree with a whopping 125,544 people!

Sabīne Žuga

Sabīne, on the other hand, is 100% Baltic!

We found 898 relatives of hers from 36 countries worldwide.