Last Saturday, the Lithuanian entry has been chosen. It is This Time, written by Vytautas Bikus and Monika Liubinaitė. Vytauto Bikaus was very impressed and thrilled with the duet performance by Monika and Vaidas. “This piece of music performed by a duet sounded a tad richer,” he said. Vytautas Bikus expressed a wish to see Vaidas and Monika perform together. So, now it is up to the Lithuanian national broadcaster LRT to decide if they want the singers to duet This Time. Let’s wait till tonigh's show, starting at 20:00 CET on the LRT website.
Mia (Vilija Pilibaitytė) is famous as singer, songwriter, and TV host in her home country. Her name appeared on the music scene in Lithuania in 2004 with her debut song Kiekvienam. In 2009 Mia was nominated for the best female singer award Vaikų Balsas and LNK music project Žvaigždžių duetai. Since 2009, she started her host career in TV3 project by hosting show Muzikinė Karuselė (musical carousel) . In the same year, Mia released her second album Stiklo Namai.
It’s Mia’s second try in Eurovizija. Last year, she participated in the national selection and came second, after Vilija Matačiūnaitė.
Music is Monika’s passion. She learnt playing piano in the age of four. Later on, Monika started practicing her vocals. “I am sure that the biggest human achievement is self-discovery. I can say it from my own experience”, Monika says. Her vocals teachers Kristina Jatautaitė and Rosita Čivilytė are very impressed by Monika’s talent, and support the young artist on her musical career.
Monika took part in different festivals, concerts and TV shows.
Vaidas Baumila is Lithuanian singer and actor. He became known after finishing 3rd in TV3 music reality show Dangus in 2005. He released his first album Ką Tu Mėgsti? in 2006.
Vaidas has already some Eurovision experience. He participated in the Lithuanian national selection in 2014. Unfortunately, he came third, after Mia and Vilija. Will he win this year’s Eurovision marathon in Vilnius?