Monika Liu from Lithuania - Rehearsal — Photo EBU / NATHAN REINDS
Published On: Februar 18th, 2023

Tonight’s it’s time for Lithuania to choose the ESC entry 2023. The name of the show “Pabandom iš naujo!“ means “let’s try again”. This is a friendly allusion to emphasize that Lithuania has never won the Eurovision Song Contest in the past 22 years, while Latvia and Estonia already have one victory each. In recent years the Lithuanian entries mostly made it into the finals. Lithuania is also the country which one of the most extensive national selections which goes over weeks.

Let’s see, if one of this year’s ten finalist is a possible ESC winner. In two heats and another two semi-finals, ten entries have been chosen for the Grand Final. The winner will determined by 50% jury voting and 50% televoting. The show will be hosted by Giedrius Masalskis, Augustė Nombeko & Richardas Jonaitis and will take place in the LRT studios in Vilnius.

These are the finalists:

  1. Beatrich – “Like a Movie”
  2. Gabrielius Vagelis – “Šauksmas” 
  3. Il Senso – “Sparnai” 
  4. Justė Kraujelytė – “Need More Fun” 
  5. Mario Junes – “Do What You Do” 
  6. Monika Linkytė – “Stay” 
  7. MoonBee – “Rumor” 
  8. Paulina Paukštaitytė – “Let Me Think About Me” 
  9. Petunija – “Love of my life” 
  10. Rūta Mur – “So Low” 

The show can be watched on Saturday, 18 February, 20.00 CET


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