Lithuania: Selection with 9 shows – Grand final 8 February

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Preparations are in full swing for the 2014 Lithuanian Eurovision national selection. A total of 9 shows are scheduled to be held from 14 December – 8 February. LRT has released the rules and regulations along with the dates for the 2014 Lithuanian national selection.

A total of 20 acts will compete in the 2014 Lithuanian national selection which will consist of 3 phases (9 televised shows). There will be a slight change in this year’s national selection: the selection of singers and songs will be done separately. The producers of the show will be responsible to assign the songs to the artist.

Singers and composers wishing to represent Lithunia at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest can submit their applications  to LRT until November 15. You can find the rules and regulations for the 2014 Lithuanian selection here.

On December 14 a special Jubilee concert will be held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest.  The 20 lucky acts that will compete in the 2014 Lithuanian national selection will be on stage performing along with former Lithuanian Eurovision representatives.

A total of 20 acts will compete in Phase 2 and the top 6 acts will then proceed to Phase 3 of the competition. The 4 best acts from Phase 3 will compete in the grand final on 8 February.

The national selection agenda

Phase 1

  • 14/12  Jubilee Concert

Phase 2

  • 21/12 Show 1
  • 28/12  Show 2
  • 04/01 Show 3
  • 11/01  Show 4
  • 18/01 Show 5

Phase 3

  • 25/01 Show 6
  • 01/02 Show 7
  • 08/02  Grand final

Andrius Pojavis represented Lithuania at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo with Something, achieving a 22nd place in the final.

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.

Stay tuned to for the latest news on Lithuania and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.

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