Lithuania Eurovizija.LT Heat 2
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Lithuania: Aistè and Žalvarinis join Eurovizija.LT 2024 Final

Two more artists have qualified for Lithuania's Eurovizija.LT 2024 Final. There are now three heats left until we find out the national selection contest's final lineup

The second heat of Lithuania's national selection for Eurovision 2024 is now a wrap with the qualification of two more acts.

Tonight's Eurovizija.LT show was recorded on 16 January and featured eight new performances. The professional jury consisted of Ieva Zasimauskaitė (Lithuania 2018), singer Ieva Narkutė, music producer Vytautas Bikus, LRT music editor Ramūnas Zilnys, and LRT presenter Kristupas Naraškevičius. Their input was worth 50%.

While the jury got to evaluate the entries a few nights ago, the public (weight 50%) voted tonight. Once all the votes were cast, Aistè and Žalvarinis were announced as the heat's qualifiers and have joined the Final's lineup with Silvester Belt and VB gang.

Eurovizija.LT – Heat 2


Lithuania's Eurovision broadcaster announced a new national selection competition for the country: Eurovizija.LT. The show will consist of five heats and a final round where a winner will be announced as Lithuania's representative for Eurovision 2024.

All of the six scheduled shows are being hosted by TV hosts Gabrielė Martirosian and Nombeko Augustė Khotseng, and will be held in LRT's studios in Vilnius, except for the Final, which will be held in the Švyturys Arena in Klaipėda.

  • 13 January 2024: Heat 1
  • 20 January 2024: Heat 2
  • 27 January 2024: Heat 3
  • 3 February 2024: Heat 4
  • 10 February 2024: Heat 5
  • 17 February 2024: Final

Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest

Lithuania has taken part in the Eurovision Song Contest 23 times since its debut in 1994.

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In their debut year, 1994, Lithuania finished last. Their best result is from 2006, when LT United performed the iconic song "We Are The Winners (of Eurovision)." Although they didn't win, they finished 6th.

Since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004, Lithuania has been in Eurovision every year, and qualified for the Grand Final 12 out of 19 times.

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With Estonia's victory in 2001 (Everybody) and Latvia's victory in 2002 (I Wanna), Lithuania is the only Baltic country that hasn't won the Eurovision Song Contest.

About the author: Pedro Santos (Portugal)

authorPedro comes from Lisbon, Portugal. He's 30 years old and graduated in journalism. He has attended Eurovision Song Contest three times live - 2018, 2019 and 2022 - and covered the show twice more (2021, 2023) but his first Eurovision memory takes him back to 2007 when Sarbel delivered his catchy "Yassou Maria" performance. Pedro's favorite Eurovision song is Albania's 2015 "I'm Alive" by Elhaida Dani which is also his favorite Eurovision edition.

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