🇱🇹 Monika Liu to represent Lithuania at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

🇱🇹 Monika Liu to represent Lithuania at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest

The final of Pabandom iš Naujo has just taken place in Lithuania, and we now know that Monika Liu will be representing the nation in Turin with her song “Sentimentai.” The song won with 84 jury points and 23,604 points in the televote, defeating Augustė Vedrickaitė, who came second, and Lolita Zero, who came third.  

See the results below!

DrawArtistSongJuryTelevoteCombinedPlace
 1Lolita Zero“Not Your Mother”
8
1083rd
 2Ieva Zasimauskaitė“I’ll Be There” 4 7th
 3Rūta Loop“Call Me From the Cold” 74th 
 4Gebrasy“Into Your Arms” 6 5th
 5Justė Kraujelytė“How to Get My Life Back” 5 6th
 6Queens of Roses“Washing Machine” 48th 
 7Monika Liu“Sentimentai”12  1212  1st
 8Augustė Vedrickaitė“Before You’re 6ft Under”10  810  2nd

Pabandom iš Naujo 2022 Jurors and Interval acts

The jury for the final of Pabandom iš Naujo 2022 consisted of Ramūnas Zilnys, Gerūta Griniūtė, Vytautas Bikus, Stanislavas Stavickis-Stano, Aistė Smilgevičiūtė, Ieva Narkutė and Vaidotas Valiukevičius. The show also featured special guests The Roop – who placed eighth for Lithuania at Eurovision 2021 – premiering their new single “Let’s Get Naked” alongside performances of “Discoteque” and “On Fire.”

Listen to “Sentimentai” below!

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You can also listen to the other songs competing at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, by following our Spotify playlist.

Lithuania’s Eurovision journey

The Baltic nation made its debut at the Eurovision Song contest in 1994, when Ovidijus Vyšniauskas placed 25th with the song “Lopšinė mylimai.” Since then, Lithuania has participated 21 times and made the Grand Final 14 times. LT United gave Lithuania its best ever Eurovision result back in 2006, placing sixth.

Lithuania’s latest Eurovision participation, saw the nation represented by The Roop, who had been due to represent Lithuania at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. For 2021, the group participated with “Discoteque,” managing to place eighth overall with 220 points.

What do you think of Lithuania’s choice for Turin? Will Lithuania be able to reach the final for a second year in a row? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. In addition, be sure to follow ‘THAT Eurovision Site’ on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for all things Lithuania.

News Source: LRT

Photo Source: LRT

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