Welcome to our second country-specific #AtoZ series. During the National Final season, we will look at a different country alphabetically each week. This week, we are looking at Lithuania and today we are looking at A-E…
Aivaras represented Lithuania with “Happy You”, at the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest in Tallinn, Estonia. Aivaras finished in 23rd place, with a total of 12 points.
Baltos Varnos took part in Pabandom iš naujo! last year, with the song “Namų dvasia”. Baltos finished in 5th place, in Semi Final 1, missing out on the Grand Final by one place.
C’est ma vie
“C’est ma vie” was the Lithuanian entry performed by Evelina Sašenko, at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest in Dusseldorf, Germany. While Evelina finished in 5th place, with 81 points in the Semi Final, the Grand Final saw a 19th place and 63 points.
Donny Montell has represented Lithuania twice – both in 2012 and 2016. At the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden, Donny performed “I’ve Been Waiting For This Night”. While he placed in 4th place, with 222 points in the Semi Final, he finally placed 9th, with 200 points in the Grand Final.
Eastern European Funk
“Eastern European Funk” was the Lithuanian version of “Making Your Mind Up” – the 1981 winner, from the United Kingdom. InCulto didn’t qualify from their Semi Final, at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest – finishing in 12th place and 44 points.
We will be back tomorrow with our #AtoZ of Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest, with letters F, G, H and I.
Author: Richard Taylor
Source: Eurovision Ireland