Presenting the entries: Lithuania

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Vilija Matačiūnaitė – Attention

Composers: Vilija Matačiūnaitė, Viktoras Vaupšas

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Selection format

The Lithuanian representative was chosen through the national selection in Lithuania called Eurovizijos. This year, the national selection contained twelve elimination-rounds before the singer was chosen. The song was chosen on it’s own on the internet at the same time. In the final, the three finalists performed each their own version of the winning song Attention, and Vilija got to represent Lithuania.

Vilija Matačiūnaitė

Vilija is also one of this year’s competing singers that has been singing her whole life. In 2004, she had her breaktrough when she entered a singing competition in Latvia where she ended 2nd. A year later, she competed once again in a Lithuanian singing competition, and also this time ended on a 2nd place. Since then, Vilija has been famous all over Lithuania. She has released an album and taken part in lots of singing competitions in different countries after she got famous, and even had the leading role in a rock opera. Now she is ready to represent Lithuania in Eurovision Song Contest 2014.

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