Lithuania Pabandom iš naujo 2022: Heat 1 Qualifiers
Heat 1 Qualifiers (Photo: LRT)

Lithuania: Heat 1 results of Pabandom iš naujo 2022

Six out 11 songs are moving on to the next phase of Lithuania's national selection. Here are the results of Pabandom iš naujo 2022 first night

The first of six shows of Pabandom iš naujo – Lithuania's national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 – is a wrap.

11 songs were performed and six qualified on to the Semi-finals.

Tonight's show – the first of three heats – was previously recorded on 4 January in LRT studios, in Vilnius and was mainly hosted by Giedrius Masalskis and Ieva Stasiulevičiūtė. Richardas Jonaitis was in charge of the jury room.

Pabandom iš naujo 2022 – Heat 1

The results were split between the public decision (50%) and the jury decision (50%).

Tonight's jury panel featured:

  • Vaidotas Valiukevičius from The Roop (Lithuania 2020, 2021)
  • Ramunas Zilnys
  • Ieva Narkutė
  • Gerūta Griniūtė
  • Vytautas Bikus

Pabandom iš naujo 2022

The Lithuanian selection for Eurovision 2022, Pabandom iš naujo (English: "Let's Try Again"), will consist of six shows:

  • 8 January 2022: Heat 1
  • 15 January 2022: Heat 2
  • 22 January 2022: Heat 3
  • 29 January 2022: Semi-final 1
  • 5 February 2022: Semi-final 2
  • 12 February 2022: Final

Giedrius Masalskis, Ieva Stasiulevičiūtė and Richardas Jonaitis will be in charge of hosting the shows.

Lithuania in Eurovision Song Contest

Lithuania has been taking part of Eurovision Song Contest 21 times since its debut in 1994.

Lithuania 2006: LT United - "We Are The Winners"

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 and qualified for the Grand Final 10 out of 17 times.

Lithuania 2006: LT United - "We Are The Winners"

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.

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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