The second qualification of Lithuania's national selection "Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka" have finished. Six out of the thirteen acts got through from tonights heat by jury and public voting.
The six qualifiers are:
- Mia - Sacrifice
- Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė - Love Shadow
- Gabrielius Vagelis - Feel Free
- Valdas Lacko - It's So Unfair
- Ieva Zasimauskaitė - You Saved Me
- E.G.O. - My Story
Lithuania’s first round of qualifications in their national selections Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka started today. This was the first out of four elimination heats, which saw six entries qualify for the next round. The six acts that made it are:
- Edgaras Lubys performing Could It Be? (12 points)
- Sasha Song performing Never Felt Like This Before (10 points)
- Paula Valentaitė performing Never Let You Go (8 points)
- Golden Monkeys performing Septyni dievai (7 points)
- Otreya performing Last Two Weeks (6 points)
- Benas Malakauskas performing Rolling (6 points)
The qualifiers were decided by a mixture of professional juries and public votes. Watch the full show again.
The next heat takes place on Saturday evening, more information is available on the website of broadcaster LRT.
A whopping 51 songs will compete in the Lithuanian nation selection for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The first show will be broadcast on Saturday 7th January and will feature the following 12 acts:
|1||Justin3||Streets of Vilnius|
|2||Rūta Andruškevičiūtė||The Way to Your Heaven|
|3||Paula Valentaitė||Never Let You Go|
|4||Vilius Krivickas||Septyni dievai|
|5||Augustė Vedrickaitė||It's Not Over (Not to Me)|
|6||Sasha Song||Never Felt Like This Before|
|7||Dagna Kondratavičiūtė||Feel It|
|8||Audrius Petrauskas||Shine Like Gold|
|10||Tadas Rimgaila & Samanta Tīna||Tavo oda|
|11||Otreya||Last Two Weeks|
|12||Edgaras Lubys||Could It Be?|
Lithuania has launched its national selection for 2017. Artists and songwriters from across Lithuania are invited to submit prospective entries, the deadline is 1st December 2016. Further details can be found on the website of LRT. Lithuania's Donny Montell finished 9th in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with his song I've Been Waiting For This Night.