The Roop performed 'Discotheque' at the Lithuanian national selection
The Roop will perform Discoteque in the Lithuanian national selection Photo: LRT

Live This Weekend: It's decision time for Lithuania plus more news!

This weekend, Lithuania will decide their representative for Eurovision 2021. Meanwhile, Melodi Grand Prix continues with its fourth Semi-Final in Norway as Sweden kicks off its national selection, Melodifestivalen.

It's decision time for Lithuania

After 2 heats and a Semi-Final of the Lithuanian selection ‘Pabandom iš naujo! (Let’s try again)’ only 6 songs remain in contention. Will The Roop win again for the second year in a row or will one of the other 5 finalists claim victory and their place in the Eurovision Song Contest 2021?

The 6 acts competing are:

  • The Roop - Discoteque

  • Gebrasy - Where’d You Wanna Go?

  • Evita Cololo - Be Paslapčių

  • Voldemars Petersons - Never Fall For You Again

  • Martyna - Thank You Very Much

  • Titas & Benas – No

Broadcast time: Saturday 6 February 20:00 CET
Where to watch: LRT (In Lithuania) or online.

Melodifestivalen begins in Sweden

Melodifestivalen 2020 was one of the last shows to take place with an audience in last years national selection season for the Eurovision Song Contest. Sweden's biggest music entertainment show is back again with a star filled line-up spread out over four Semi-Finals.

In the first Semi-Final you can see the following acts perform:

  • Kadiatou - One Touch

  • Lillasyster - Pretender

  • Jessica Andersson - Horizon

  • Paul Rey - The Missing Piece

  • Arvingarna - Tänker Inte Alls Gå Hem

  • Nathalie Brydolf - Fingerprints

  • Danny Saucedo - Dandi Dansa

This year the show will not travel around Sweden due to the pandemic. All shows will take place in Stockholm.

Broadcast time: Saturday 6 February 20:00 CET
Where to watch: SVT (in Sweden and its neighbouring countries) or online.

Norway gets ready for their fourth Semi-Final

Melodi Grand Prix (MGP), the Norwegian selection show for the Eurovision Song Contest, enters its fourth week. In the past 3 shows we've seen 7 acts make it to the Final. This weekend, 2 more songs will be added to the Final line-up. Atle Pettersen is pre-qualified and will showcase his song World On Fire during the show. Out of the 4 songs participating only 1 will join Atle and the remaining finalists in the Final.

  • Royane - Circus

  • Marianne Pentha & Mikkel Gaup - Pages

  • Landeveiens Helter - Alt Det Der

  • KIIM - My Lonely Voice

Broadcast time: Saturday 6 February 19:50 CET
Where to watch: NRK (In Norway and its neighbouring countries) or online.

Which of these 3 shows will you be tuning into? Tip: try a multi-screen set up so you don't have to miss a second of any!

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