Lithuania 2022: Pabandom iš naujo 2022 Heat 3
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Lithuania: Here are the last semi-finalists of Pabandom iš naujo 2022

The lineup for Lithuania's Pabandom iš naujo 2022 semi-finals is closed as the public and the jury chose the last six songs making it through the next phase

The very first phase of Pabandom iš naujo 2022 is a wrap as its heat season comes to an end with the selection of the last six semi-finalists out of 12 songs.

Starting next week, Lithuania will start picking the finalists they want to see competing to represent the country at Eurovision 2022.

Similarly to the two previous heats, the show was pre-recorded earlier this week in LRT studios, in Vilnius, and hosted by Giedrius Masalskis and Ieva Stasiulevičiūtė. Richardas Jonaitis was also part of the presentation as he moderated the jury panel.

Pabandom iš naujo 2022 – Heat 3

The results were split between the public decision (50%) and the jury decision (50%), composed by:

  • Darius Užkuraitis
  • Ramunas Zilnys
  • Ieva Narkutė
  • Gerūta Griniūtė
  • Vytautas Bikus

All the 18 Semi-finalists have now been chosen by the Lithuanian public and the juries, and we have seen all the songs on the stage in Vilnius.

Now we want to hear YOUR opinion in our poll: Who should win Pabandom iš naujo 2022?

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.

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.

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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