The second show of Eurovizija 2016 has just concluded this evening, with a further 3 acts being eliminated from the selection.
The Lithuanian national selection, Eurovizija 2016, continued this evening with show 2 of the competition. Eight acts competed in tonight’s show with their own entries, but only 5 could qualify to the next stage of the selection.
Tonight’s qualifiers were decided via a combined jury vote and televote. The jury consisted of both a national and international jury with the national jury being made up of 4 members (Darius Užkuraitis, Nomeda Kazlaus, Ramūnas Zilnys and Vaidas Baumila) and the international jury being made up of 3 members (Peter Freudenthaler, Syron and Karl Frierson).
Following the combination of votes, Ugne Smile, Lawreigna and Jurgis Brūzga were eliminated from the competition with the following 5 acts qualifying to the next stage:
Show 2 qualifiers
- Catrinah – Be free
- Eglė Jakštytė – Leisk dar būti
- Ištvan Kvik & Ellada – Please don’t cry
- Rūta Ščiogolevaitė – United
- Valdas Lacko – Stay tonight
Eurovizija 2016 continues next week with show 3 of the national selection with a further 8 participants. Competing artists will be paired with songs which were submitted to LRT during the submission period and will go on to perform them to the public and jury.
Eurovizija 2016 schedule
09/01: Show 1 16/01: Show 2
- 23/01: Show 3
- 30/01: Show 4
- 06/02: Show 5
- 13/02: Show 6
- 20/02: Semi-final
- 27/02: Grand final