Show 2 of Eurovizija 2017, the Lithuanian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, has concluded this evening with a further 6 acts qualifying to the next stage of the competition.
Continuing with the country’s, tonight saw a further 13 acts perform their entries live for the very first time to both the viewing public and jury, singing for the right to continue and move forward to the next stage of the competition.
The returning 4-member jury panel, consisting of singer Darius Užkuraitis, music commentator Ramūnas Zilnys, singer Justė Arlauskaitė and music critic Kazimieras Šiaulys, offered their thoughts and critique following each performance and went on to rank each of tonight’s 13 participants.
It was Mia who went on to win the jury vote this evening who awarded the act 12 points, however the public offered Mia the second highest amount of 10 points this evening, ranking Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė as their favourite of the evening.
Show 2 qualifiers
- Mia – Sacrifice (Jury: 12 points / Public: 10 points)
- Kotryna Juodzevičiūtė – Love shadow (Jury: 7 points / Public: 12 points)
- Gabrielius Vagelis – Feel myself free (Jury: 8 points / Public: 7 points)
- Valdas Lacko – It’s so unfair (Jury: 6 points / Public: 8 points)
- Ieva Zasimauskaitė – You saved me (Jury: 10 points / Public: 3 points)
- Grupė Ego – My story (Jury: 5 points / Public: 6 points)
This evening we wave goodbye to Monee, Rugilė Daujotaitė, Deividas Žygas, Rasa Kaušiūtė, Grupė Varjetė and Gabrielė Vilkickytė.
Over the next month, each of the 51 participants will compete in the first 4 shows of Eurovizija 2017, with around half qualifying to the second stage of the competition.
In total, a maximum of 6 acts will compete in the Grand Final of the national selection on the 11 March, in which the winner will be determined via a 50/50 jury/public vote, also including the vote of an international jury.
Eurovizija 2017 dates
07/01: Show 1 14/01: Show 2
- 21/01: Show 3
- 28/01: Show 4
- 04/02: Show 5
- 11/02: Show 6
- 18/02: Show 7
- 25/02: Show 8
- 04/03: Show 9
- 11/03: Show 10 (Grand Final)