This Saturday, the third and last heat of the Lithuanian national final will take place. Here is a quick guide for the show.
Here are some of the songs – not all entries have released their music video – along with some information about the artists!
1. Gebrasy – Into Your Arms
Gebrasy is the stage name of the Lithuanian singer Audrius Petrauskas. In 2013, he competed in the Lithuanian version of The X-Factor. In 2017, he competed for the first time in the national final, but he didn’t manage to qualify from his heat. In 2018, he qualify from the first phase of the show, but didn’t qualify for the semifinals. In 2019, he tried for the third time and once again he didn’t reach the semis. In 2021, he scored his best result in the national selection with “Where’d You Gonna Go?”, placing 2nd in the final. This year, his entry “Into Your Arms” is composed by Audrius Petrauskas and Faustas Venckus.
2. Mėnulio Fazė – Give Me a Sign
The singer of the song “Give Me a Sign”, Vladas Chockevičius is better known for competing in the 2020 version of The Voice Lithuania. He has spent part of his childhood in England. His song was composed by himself last spring.
3. Lolita Zero – Not Your Mother
Lolita Zero is the stage name for actor, dancer and choreographer Gytis Ivanauskas. He was born in June 1st, 1980, in Ukmerge, Lithuania. In 2017, Lolita competed in the NF with the song “Get Frighten”.
4. Monika Liu – Sentimentai
The Lithuanian artist will compete this year at the national final. Her entry “Sentimentai” is composed by herself.
5. Rūta Loop – Call Me From The Cold
Rūta Loop debuted at Pabandom Iš Naujo in 2020. The song “We came from the sun” managed to place 4th in the final.
6. Basas Pegasas – Ponai
Basas Pegasas is a Lithuanian six-member band. This year they will debut at the NF.
7. Vilija – Šimtas ir vienas
Vilija Matačiūnaitė won the national final in 2014. Her song “Attention” went at Eurovision in Copenhagen, but it was eliminated in the semifinals. In 2017 and 2021 she competed again in the Lithuanian national final in order to represent her country but she didn’t win.
8. Vasha – Nepaleidi
Vasha is the stage name of Gabrielė Rutkauskienė. Her entry “Nepaleidi” was composed by Vasha and Viktoras Olechnovičius.
9. Emilija Valiukevičiūtė – Overload
Emilija Valiukevičiūtė debuted a the national selection in 2018. This year she will return with the song “Overload” is composed by Aurimas Galvelis, Justas Kulikauskas and Emilija Valiukevičiūtė.
10. Geleibra – Aš jaučiu tave
Geleibra is the stage name of Gabrielė Urbonaitė. She was born in 1993, in Vilnius, Lithuania. Her song “Aš jaučiu tave” was submitted the last of of the application period and was composed by Evaldas Mikalauskas, Gabrielė Urbonaitė and Justinas Chachlauskas.
11. Gintarė Korsakaitė – Fantasy Eyes
Gintarė Korsakaitė she prepares her performance for over a month. In the past she has competed in the 2011 and 2013 versions of the national final.
12. Živilė Gedvilaitė – Lioness
Živilė Gedvilaitė is competing to the contest with a woman empowering song. “Lioness” is composed by Ylva Persson, Linda Persson, Charlie Mason, John Matthews and Paulius Jasiūnas.
The show will start at 20:00 CET this Saturday and you can watch it here: LRT Web-player!
You can listen to all the available Pabandom Iš Naujo 2022 songs here:
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