Presenting the entries: Lithuania

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MONIKA LINKYTE AND VAIDAS BAUMILA – THIS TIME

Composers: Vytautas Bikus, Monika Liubinaitė

Twitter – Monika | Twitter – Vaidas | Facebook – Monika | Facebook – Vaidas

Selection format

Eurovizijos is one of the longest national selections, where twelve artists competes their way through eight weeks. They compete against each others vocals and live performance at first, covering other hits. A week before the final, the winning song is chosen, and the three finalists perform each their version of the song. This year, Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila decided to compete together in the final. Then it was up to the jury and public to decide who should win. Monika Linkyte and Vaidas Baumila won with 24 points over the runner-up, Mia, with 20 points.

Monika Linkytė and Vaidas Baumila

Monika is a familiar face to most people in Lithuania, as she has been seen on TV for several occasions. She has competed in several musical contests and different TV projects, and been a part of the national selection for Eurovision i Lithuania every single year since 2009!

Her partner in Eurovision Song Contest 2015, Vaidas Baumila, has also been a lot on the TV screen as one of Lithuania’s best well-known musicians. He released his first album back in 2006, and has just released his third album this year. The second album gave him an award, as the best singer of Lithuania in 2008.

Monika and Vaidas will open the show with their entry at the second semifinal, on May 21st.

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