LRT reveals the participants

Sasha Song

Sasha Song returns!

Tonight, Lithuania celebrates its 20th anniversary in Eurovision Song Contest by airing a jubilee concert which was recorded a couple of weeks ago. The Lithuanian pre-selection really kicks off next week with the first ten acts performing.

As ESC Webs told you in November, LRT wants to produce a higher quality shows this time. Therefore, LRT has teamed up with production company Videometra for Eurovizijos 2014.

Shows will air every week between December 21st and February 8th. National final takes place on February 15 where the audience and jury both have the power to select the Lithuanian representative. This year, there will also be an international jury rating the songs. Six acts will eventually compete in the final.

The participants

List of participants was published by LRT this morning and it includes Sasha Song who represented the country in 2009 and managed to qualify for the grand final. Also some names can be remembered from the previous Lithuanian pre-selections, for example Monika Linkytè. Some of the participants are known from Lithuanian talent competitions like X-Factor.

December 21st:

  • Vilija Matačiūnaitė
  • Sasha Song
  • Aistė Pilvelytė
  • Aleksandra Metalnikova
  • Julija Jegorova
  • Jurijus Veklenko
  • Juozas Butnorius
  • Justinas Lapatinskas
  • Vig Roses
  • Vaidas Baumila

December 28th:

  • Monika Linkytė
  • Pop ladies (Natalija Bunkė, Katažina Nemycko, Baiba Skurstene, Liepa Mondeikaitė)
  • Neringa Šiaudikytė
  • Martynas Kavaliauskas
  • Mia (Vilija Pilibaitytė)
  • Kristina Radžiukynaitė
  • Soliaris (Algimantas Minalga)
  • Tadas Vilčinskas
  • Ieva Zasimauskaitė
  • Gintė Sičiūnaitė

The anniversary concert can be watched here tonight at 20:00 CET.

SOURCE: LRT
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