2017 national selections

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Kyiv, Ukraine

In this section you will find information relating to the respective selections of the 43 countries participating in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The 62nd edition of the competition will take place in the capital of Ukraine, Kyiv, on 9th, 11th and 13th May.

Check out our calendar for all national selection dates and live streaming links.

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Lithuania

Lithuanian broadcaster LRT has announced that a wild card entry will be added to the final on Saturday. The song which did not qualify through the three previous rounds but had the highest public support on the web will be added to the list of participants for Saturday's final. 

The right to take part in the voting was offered to the six entries that were closest to qualification in the three latest broadcasts:

  • Mia
  • Queens of Roses
  • Lolita Zero
  • Edgaras Lubys
  • Sasha Song
  • Ieva Zasimauskaitė

More details can be found on the website of LRT.

The Final will be broadcast live from Klaipėda, Lithuania‘s third largest city and this year Capital of Culture, at 20.00 CET. The six acts that have already qualified to the final:

  • Paula - Let U Go
  • Aistė Pilvelytė - I'm Like a Wolf
  • Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė - Love Shadow
  • Fusedmarc - Rain of Revolution
  • Gabrielius Vagelis - Feel Myself Free
  • Greta Zazza - Like I Love You
Lithuania

51 acts competed in Lithuania's national selection Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka. In tonight's semi-final only eight entries remained. These eight fought for six spots in the big final next Saturday. The result was decided by a combination of a Lithuanian jury, international jury and public voting.

Here are the six acts who will go forward to next week's final:

  • Paula - Let U Go

  • Aistė Pilvelytė - I'm Like a Wolf

  • Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė - Love Shadow

  • Fusedmarc - Rain of Revolution

  • Gabrielius Vagelis - Feel Myself Free

  • Greta Zazza - Like I Love You

Lithuania

Lithuania has just finished their eighth and last heat in their national selection Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka. Eight songs competed for the four remaining places in the semi-final. The result was based on points from a Lithuanian jury, international jury and televotes.

These four entries went through from tonight's show to next week's semi-final:

  • Paula - Let U Go
  • Gabrielius Vagelis - Feel Myself Free
  • Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė - Love Shadow
  • Fusedmarc - Rain of Revolution
Lithuania

In Lithuania the seventh heat of Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka just finished. These four, out of eight competing acts, got through to the next stage of the national selection:

  • Ieva Zasimauskaitė - You Saved Me
  • Aistė Pilvelytė - I'm Like a Wolf
  • Sasha Song - Never Felt Like This Before
  • Greta Zazza - Like I Love You

Lithuania continues with the next heat on Saturday while the grand finale takes place on the 11th of March.

Lithuania

Lithuania's national selection, Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka, continued with the seventh heat on Saturday evening.

Eight out of twelve acts qualified to the next round:

  • Sasha Song - Never Felt Like This Before
  • Valerija Iljinaitė - You Made Me Glow
  • Alanas Chošnau - 7 Days
  • Greta Zazza - Like I Love You
  • Aistė Pilvelytė - I'm Like A Wolf
  • Queens of Roses - Fisherman
  • Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė - Love Shadow
  • Mia - Sacrifice

The Lithuanian national selection will continue next Saturday.

Lithuania

The fifth out of six heats in Lithuania's national selection, Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka, took place on Saturday evening. Eight acts qualified for the next round:

  • Gytis Ivanauskas - Get Frighten
  • Ieva Zasimauskaitė - You Saved Me
  • E.G.O. - My Story
  • Paula - Let U Go
  • Gražvydas - Paint the Sky Blue
  • Gabrielius Vagelis - Feel Myself Free
  • Fusedmarc - Rain of Revolution
  • Edgaras Lubys - Could It Be?
Lithuania

The fourth heat of Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka was held tonight. Eleven participants competed and six got through to the next round:

  • Aistè Pilvelytè - I'm like Woolf
  • Evaldas Vaikasas - Fire Kisses
  • Valerija Iljinaitė . You Made Me Glow
  • Alanas - 7 Days
  • Neringa Šiaudikytė - Running Out of Time
  • Queens of Roses - Fisherman
Lithuania

Ruslanas Kirilkinas and Soliaris have withdrawn from the fourth heat of the Lithuanian national selection. The line-up for Saturday is as follows:

1.

ALANAS

7 Days

2.

Valerija Iljinaitė

You Made Me Glow

3.

Vlad Max

I'll Never Let You Down

4.

Queens of Roses

Fisherman

5.

Evaldas Vaikasas

Fire Kisses

6.

Elvina Milkauskaitė

Try

7.

Aistė Pilvelytė 

I'm like Woolf

8.

Julija Jegorova

Higher

9.

Audrius Janonis

Run

10.

Rasa Vaštakaitė (Shiny Raia)

All You

11.

Neringa Šiaudikytė

Running Out of Time

Lithuania

Thirteen acts performed in Lithuanian's national selection tonight. The six qualifiers were:

  • Greta Zazza – Like I Love You
  • Lolita Zero/Gytis Ivanauskas – Get Frighten
  • Fusedmarc – Rain of Revolution
  • Vidas Bareikis & Ieva Zasimauskaitė – I Love My Phone
  • Gražvydas – Paint the Sky Blue
  • Milda Martinkėnaitė & Saulenė Chlevickaitė – Paperheart

 Watch the show on-demand on the website of Lithuanian broadcaster LRT.

Lithuania

You can re-watch all the performances in Lithuania's marathon Eurovision selection so far by visiting the website of Lithuanian Radio and Television.

The next heat will be broadcast on Saturday 21st January. The acts competing in the third heat are:

1 Gražvydas Paint the Sky Blue
2 Fusedmarc Rain of Revolution
3 Marius Petrauskas She's My Universe
4 Dovydas Petrošius Love is Free
5 Strėlės Bastard
6 Virgis Valuntonis Victorious
7 Vilija Matačiūnaitė I See the Lights
8 Milda Martinkėnaitė & Saulenė Chlevickaitė Paperheart
9 Lolita Zero Get Frighten
10 HIT I Wanna Love You Tonight
11 Vidas Bareikis & Ieva Zasimauskaitė I Love My Phone
12 Erika Astrauskaitė No More
13 Greta Zazza Like I Love You
Lithuania

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

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

Lithuania

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
9 Benas Malakauskas Rolling
10 Tadas Rimgaila & Samanta Tīna Tavo oda
11 Otreya Last Two Weeks
12 Edgaras Lubys Could It Be?
Lithuania

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. 

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