Lithuania sends InCulto to the Eurovision Song Contest

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The Lithuanian national final to determine the country's representative at this year's Eurovision Song Contest was held tonight. Twelve acts were competing and eventually it was decided that InCulto will represent Lithuania in Oslo with the song Eastern Europe Funk.

Complete results

The winning song was chosen by a mixture of jury and televoting, each of them having a say of 50% in the outcome.

No.
Performer
Jury
Tele
Total
1 InCulto 12 (47) 12 (23767) 24
2 Aiste Pilvelyte 10 (42) 10 (17447) 20
3 Evelina Sašenko 8 (41) 6 (3257) 14
4 Agama 8 (41) 5 (2778) 13
5 Sasha Song & Nora 4 (22) 8 (4418) 12
6 Merunas 5 (23) 7 (4135) 12
7 Ruslanas Kirilkinas 3 (15) 4 (1301) 7
8 Ramunas Difartas 6 (29) 0 (345) 6
9 Eden 2 (10) 2 (785) 4
10 Monika Linkyte 0 (5) 3 (1256) 3
11 Amberlife 0 (7) 1 (476) 1
12 Jurate Milauskaite 1 (8) 0 (388) 1

esctoday.com poll results

The esctoday.com poll voters partly agreed with the results in the national final. InCulto had finished third in the poll with 12.6% of the votes. Poll winner Aiste Pilvelyte (30.4%) finished second in the national final.

esctoday.com national final awards 2010

The 2010 esctoday.com National Final Awards will be held between April and May, which means between the national final season and the Eurovision Song Contest. We will repeat the same format with two rounds for nominations which was used this year – you can read how it works here. However, this time the individual polls for each country will always be held right after the national final, when the entries are still fresh. You can vote for your favourite performance not to qualify in the Lithuanian national final here and for your favourite song not to qualify here.

In 2009, Lithuania was represented by Sasha Son, who finished ninth in the second semi final and 23rd in the final with his song Love. In 2010, Lithuania will compete in the second semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest on 27th May.

Semi final performance:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9K-QnLp8_-4

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