Lithuania: InCulto hits the host city

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InCulto was the first Eurovision hopeful to visit this year's host city in order to promote their entry Eastern European funk. The Lithuanian group got acquainted with the city in style, mainly by playing in several concerts.

During the three-day stay, InCulto gave live performances at Queens Pub and Hard Rock Cafe with the latter venue will host another concert on 25th May and those present will be able to watch the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest on big screens after the concert.

This year’s Lithuanian representatives also gave interviews to the local press including one aired on NRK radio station. InCulto also had the opportunity to visit this year’s venue i.e. Telenor Arena while they met Oslo's Commissioner for Culture, Torger Odegaard.

Their next stops are Georgia and Armenia since the band included the Caucasus region in their promotional tour. InCulto will open the second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest to be held on 27th May in Oslo.

Edward Montebello

Joined in 2010. He has a passion towards the Eurovision Song Contest and started following it in 1991. Since 2005 he attended the contest and reported live the events related to Europe's favourite show. He taught history and also worked as a journalist with the biggest private television and radio station in Malta. He currently works in the Communications Office at the Ministry for Family & Social Solidarity in Malta.