This time contestants: Ieva Zasimauskaitė, Mia, Vaidas Baumila, Monika Linkytė, Martynas Kavaliauskas and Vilija Matačiūnaitė had to appear on stage twice, before their performances were evaluated by the Lithuanian and international jury (by TV audience across the country as well).
Traditionally, LRT has changed the cast of Lithuanian panel again. Tonight, Vytenis Pauliukaitis, Sigutė Stonytė, Edmundas Seilius and Ramūnas Zilnys, were among the members of the jury.
At the end of show, all votes have been merged and the names of the five finalists were announce in the following order:
Six contestants, 12 performances
LRT’s Eurovision marathon is getting more and more international attention as the show when the final decision about the artist who is going to represent Lithuania at 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be made - is getting closer! But at the same time, the ratings of the show are getting amazingly high too. Even tonight, millions of viewers in Lithuania have enjoyed 12 performances in the eight TV episode of LRT’s "Eurovizijos" and supported their favourites through televoting.
Ieva Zasimauskaitė "You Found Me"
Mia "Blowing Out Cobwebs"
Vaidas Baumila "It's Not Too Late"
Monika Linkytė "Worlds Apart"
Martynas Kavaliauskas "Breakaway"
Vilija Matačiūnaitė "Is This The Way (You Want Me)"
Ieva Zasimauskaitė "It's All About A Boy"
Vaidas Baumila "Last Date"
Monika Linkytė "Take A Look At Me Now"
Martynas Kavaliauskas "Dying"
Vilija Matačiūnaitė "Let's Share That Love Tonight"
If you missed the show, you can watch it here!
Check competing songs online
However, during the show TV viewers could support their favourite artists only. Nevertheless, If they like some of the songs, viewers and/or listeners need to check the following LRT’s webpage in order to vote for their favourite songs! You can also hear all the entries right here.
*Lietuvos nacionalinis radijas ir televizija (LRT) has a bit different concept for the national selection ("Eurovizijos" dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka) this year. Twelve TV shows are being produced and broadcasted in the primetime (20:00 CET) every Saturday!
Twenty artists were competing for the role of being Lithuanian representative at Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen at the beginning – there are only five left.
The next episode of LRT"s Eurovision marathon is just in a week, on Saturday (8th of February) at 20:00 CET.