Pabandom Iš Naujo, Lithuania’s national selection for Eurovision returned tonight. Leva Stasiulevičiūtė, Giedrius Masalskis, and Richardas Jonaitis hosted tonight’s show. Tonight’s edition of Pabandom Iš Naujo was the first of three heats that will take place between now and the 22nd of January 2022. 6 acts qualified for the semi-finals which will take place on the 29th January and 5th February. The final of Pabandom Iš Naujo will take place on 12th February 2022.
Pabandom Iš Naujo Heat 1 Results
The results for tonight’s show were as follows:
|1||Augustė Vedrickaitė||“Before you’re 6 ft under”||10||Qualified|
|3||Voldemars Petersons & the Break Hearters||“UP”||3||Out|
|6||Viktorija Faith||“Walk Through The Water”||2||Out|
|8||Sun Francisco||“Dream Again”||4||Out|
|9||Urtė Šilagalytė||“Running Chords”||8||Qualified|
|10||Mary Mo||“Get Up”||6||Qualified|
|11||Erica Jennings||“Back to myself”||12||Qualified|
Returning Artists for this week.
There are 36 artists competing in this year’s Pabandom iš naujo. Eleven acts are competing in the first heat. Returners in this heat include Voldemars Petersons, Aldegunda, Gabrielė Goštautaitė and Erica Jennings. Erica represented Lithuania in 2001 with the song “You Got Style”.
There were five jurors for tonight’s show, they were as follows:
|Ramūnas Zilnys||Music Reviewer|
|Gerūta Griniūtė||Cultural presenter and event host|
|Vaidotas Valiukevičius||Member of the band The Roop (2021/2021 Lithuanian Eurovision representatives )|
Lithuania’s Journey at Eurovision
The Baltic nation made its debut at the Eurovision Song contest in 1994, where Ovidijus Vyšniauskas represented them with the song “Lopšinė mylimai”, which placed 25th. Since then, Lithuania has participated 21 times and made the Grand Final 14 times. LT United gave Lithuania their best ever Eurovision result back in 2006, where the country placed 6th.
Lithuania’s latest Eurovision participation, saw them being represented by The Roop, who was due to represent them at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. For 2021, the group participated with “Discoteque” where they managed to place 8th overall, with 220 points.
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News Source: LRT
Photo Source: E. Blaževič / LRT