Tonight the first show of Pabandom iš Naujo 2023 took place. The show is Lithuania’s series to pick its act for this year’s Eurovision in Liverpool. The show was hosted by Augustė Nombeko and Giedrius Masalskis and was actually recorded on Tuesday, with televotes being collected tonight and the results of the jury being revealed. Following the completion of tonight’s show we now know which 10 acts will progress to the semi-final stage.
Pabandom iš Naujo Heat One Results
The results for tonight’s show are as follows:
|1||Aistė Pilvelytė||“We’re Not Running”||2||0||Out|
|4||W.I||“Can You Not”||0||9||Out|
|8||Alen Chicco||“Do You”||8||7||Qualified|
|9||Rūta Mur||“So Low”||12||12||Qualified|
|10||Justin 3 feat. Dj AugustYno||“Not Giving Up”||0||0||Out|
|11||Baiba||“When the Lights Go Out”||5||0||Qualified|
|12||Justa Rubežiūtė||“When I’ll Find”||0||2||Out|
|14||Paulina Paukštaitytė||“Let Me Think About Me”||7||5||Qualified|
|15||Justė Kraujelytė||“Need More Fun”||10||3||Qualified|
The results consisted of a combined jury and televote with equal weighting which was then converted to one set each of 12, 10 and 8-1 points.
The 10 successful acts will now move forward to the semi-finals taking place on Saturday 4th and 11th February. Next Saturday a further 10 acts will be selected from Heat Two to move forward to the semi-finals.
The Professional Jury
The jury members of Pabandom iš Naujo Heat One were:
|Ramūnas Zilnys||Editor-in-Chief of LRT Popular Music|
|Ieva Narkutė||Singer and Songwriter|
|Jievaras Jasinskis||Trombone Player, Arranger and Composer|
|Leonas Somovas||Producer and Composer, Formerly of Leon Somov & Jazzu|
|Giedrė Kilčiauskienė||Soloist, Formerly member of an electronic band Pieno lazeriai.|
Lithuania’s Eurovision Journey
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 Monika Liu, participated with the song “Sentimentai”. Qualifying for the final, Lithuania finished in 14th place overall, with 128 points.
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News Source: LRT
Photo Source: D.Umbraso/LRT