Lithuania 2018: Eurovizija jury

Lithuania: Eurovizija 2018 heat 6 results

The sixth Eurovizija show out of many was broadcast tonight, with 12 contestants and 6 qualifiers. Ieva Zasimauskaitė won heat 6

The 2018-edition of the marathon selection "Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka" in Lithuania had it's sixth heat tonight. In the show we saw 12 of the qualifiers from the first four shows. 

Eurovizija 2018: Heat 6 results

  1. Ieva Zasimauskaitė – "When We're Old" (20 points)
  2. Monika Marija – "The Truth" (17 points)
  3. Saulės kliošas – "Įkvėpk ir nepaleisk (Man gaila)" (16 points)
  4. The Roop – "Yes, I Do" (16 points)
  5. Marija – "This Love" (12 points)
  6. Gabrielius Vagelis – "The Distant" (10 points)
  7. Greta Zazza – "Broken Shadows" (8 points - Online wildcard)
  8. Audrius Petrauskas – "In My Bones" (7 points)
  9. Elizabeth Olshey – "Bejausmis" (4 points)
  10. Agnė Michalenkovaitė – "Going On" (4 points)
  11. Ruta Loop – "Positive Thoughts" (3 points - Online wildcard)
  12. Živilė Gedvilaitė – "Melody" (2 points)

Online wildcard

After heat six, the Lithuanian broadcaster LRT opened an online voting in order to give two singers a wildcard to continue in the competition. One vote was allowed per IP address. The result of the online wildcard voting is, that Greta Zazza and Ruta Loop are back in the contest.

Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka 2018

A total of 9 shows will be held from 6 January to 11 March where the final of Eurovizijos Atranka 2018 will determine the Lithuanian representative at Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.

The first four shows were elimination heats where half of the acts were eliminated each week.

First round

  • Show 1: 6 January 
  • Show 2: 20 January 
  • Show 3: 27 January 
  • Show 4: 3 February 

Second round

  • Show 5: 10 February 
  • Show 6: 17 February

Final round

  • Semi-final 1: 24 February
  • Semi-final 2: 3 March
  • Final: 11 March

The expert jury consists of Ramūnas Zilnys, Darius Užkuraitis, Dovilė Filmanavičiūtė and Aistė Pilvelytė.

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Lithuania has been taking part of Eurovision Song Contest 18 times since its debut in 1994.

The debuting year 1994 Lithuania ended last, and the best result is from 2006 where LT United performed the iconic song "We Are The Winners (of Eurovision)". It didn't win though, but went 6th. Since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004, Lithuania has been in Eurovision every year, but only qualified for the Grand Final eight times.

With both Estonias victory in 2001 ("Everybody") and Latvias victory in 2002 ("I Wanna"), Lithuania is the only Baltic country that haven't won Eurovision Song Contest.

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