The fifth show of Eurovizija 2015 has just taken place in Lithuania. After the combination of scores from both televoting and jury, Liepa Mondeikaitė and Neringa Šiaudikytė were voted off.
Now, 5 artists remain to become Lithuania 2015 Eurovision entry. The acts who qualified to next week show are:
- Edgaras Lubys
- Jurgis Brūzga
- Monika Linkytė
- Vaidas Baumila
The 2015 Lithuanian Eurovision national selection Eurovizija will consist of 10 televised shows: a presentation show, 8 live shows including song and artist finals, Best of Eurovizija and the winners special concert. There will be 2 finals: one to select the song and another one to select the singer. Hereafter the song will be matched to the singer during the grand final which will be held on 21 February in the Lithuanian capital.
Eurovizija 2015 Schedule:
03/01 Show 1 – Presentation show 10/01 Show 2 17/01 Show 3 24/01 Show 4 31/01 Show 5
- 07/02 Show 6
- 14/02 Show 7 – Song Final
- 21/02 Show 8 – Artist Final
- 28/02 Show 9 – Best of Eurovizija 2015 Special
- 07/03 Show 10 – Eurovizija winner and Friends Special Concert
Eurovizija has proven to be a very successful format in Lithuania as it attracted a lot of viewers and interest during the 2014 season. Last year, the selection was extended due to public demand and high tv ratings.
Lithuania debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994 and is yet to win the event. The country’s best placing at Europe’s favourite television show was in 2006 when LT United achieved a 6th placing in the Eurovision Song Contest final in Athens.
Last year, Vilija Matačiūnaitė was selected to represent Lithuania with song Attention after she won Eurovizija 2014. In Copenhagen, Vilija received 36 points in the semi-final, failing to qualify to the grand final.