LRT, the Lithuanian national broadcaster has informed Esctoday.com that the 2013 Lithuanian national final will be held next December around Christmas time. Hence Lithuania will select both its Eurovision entry and representative this year.
LRT has informed Esctoday.com that the 2013 Lithuanian national selection televised heats will kick off on the 3rd week of October, followed by the semifinals at the beginning of December and the 2013 Lithuanian national final around Christmas time. The exact dates will be confirmed in due course.
The winner of the 2013 Lithuanian national final will get the honour of having his/ her own solo concert in Vilnius, which most probably will be held this year.
Yesterday was the last day for the artists, composers and singers to submit their applications, entries, songs to LRT. The Lithuanian broadcaster is currently checking and evaluating all the received applications.
Lithuania debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994 Ovidijus Visniauskas’ with Lopisine Mylimaj and is yet to win the event. Lithuania’s best result at the Eurovision Song Contest is a 6th placing in 2006 with LT United’s We Are The Winners!