Lithuania: “Pabandom iš naujo! 2023” – Artists, Dates and Full Details Revealed

LRT Revealed full details regarding the selection process for Eurovision 2023 – “Pabandom iš naujo! 2023”

30 songs will be part of the line-up of the selection.
30 songs were selected by a professional committee, in 2 phases

The Songs

  1. Agnė – “New Start”
  2. Aistė Pilvelytė – “We’re Not Running”
  3. Alen Chicco – “Do You”
  4. Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio dantys – “Sėdi ir važiuoji” (Sit down and drive)
  5. Baiba – “When the Lights Go Out”
  6. Beatrich – “Like a Movie”
  7. Donata – “Dreamer”
  8. Gabrielius Vagelis – “Šauksmas” (Shout)
  9. Gebrasy – “Saw Your Ghost”
  10. Il Senso – “Sparnai” (Wings)
  11. I. T. – “Žinau, tai tu” (I know it’s you)
  12. Joseph June – “Vacuum”
  13. Justa Rubežiūtė – “When I’ll Find”
  14. Justė Kraujelytė – “Need More Fun”
  15. Justin 3 feat. Dj AugustYno – “Not Giving Up”
  16. Lina Štalytė – “My Body”
  17. Luknė – “Paradise”
  18. Mario Junes – “Do What You Do”
  19. Matt Len – “Midnight Train”
  20. Melona – “Song Of Whispers”
  21. Monika Linkytė – “Stay”
  22. MoonBee – “Rumor”
  23. Multiks – “London”
  24. NOY – “Destiny’s Child”
  25. Paulina Paukštaitytė – “Let Me Think About Me”
  26. Petunija – “Love of my life”
  27. Rūta MUR – “So Low”
  28. Viktorija Faith – “If You Ever Miss Me”
  29. Voldemaras Petersonas – “Things”
  30. W.I – “You Can Not”

Dates

Pabandom iš naujo! 2023″ will last for 5 weeks.
It will include 2 heats, 2 semi-finals and a final:

  • Heat 1 – Saturday, 21st of January 2023
  • Heat 2 – Saturday, 28th of January 2023
  • Semi-Final 1 – Saturday, 4th of February 2023
  • Semi-Final 2 – Saturday, 11th of February 2023
  • Grand Final – Saturday, 18th of February 2023


Format

The results of each show willbe determined a 50% publc vote and a 50% of national jury results.
LRT will financially support each one of the acts, including budget allocation for the staging

The Artists

Among the artists, we can find some familar names and faces:

Monika Linkytė


The singer represented Lithuania as part of a duo at Eurovision 2015 alongside Vaidas Baumila.
They ended up in 18th place with “This Time”

Aistė Pilvelytė


The singer probably holds the record for the largest number of participants in the Lithuanian selection
Aistė Pilvelytė has participated in the national selection 11 times. In 2017, she ended up as the runner-up with “I’m Like a Wolf“.

In 2020, she was a finalist with “Unbreakable“.

Gebrasy

Gebrasy will return to the Lithuanian selection for the 3rd time in a row.
In 2021, he performed “Where You’d Wanna Go?” and ended in 2nd place:

In 2022, he performed “Into your Arms” and finished 4th in the final:

Alen Chicco

Alen Chicco, has participated in the Lithuanian selection in 2019 and 2020.
In 2019, he performed “The Cure” and finished 5th in the final:

In 2020, he performed “Somewhere Out There” and was eliminated in the semi-finals

Petunija

The singer participated in “Pabandom iš naujo! 2020“. She performed the song “Show Ya” and was eliminated in the semi-finals:

She recently released her wonderful EP “Two in Somnia”

Justė Kraujelytė

The singer participated in “Pabandom iš Naujo 2022“.
She reached the final with “How to Get My Life Back”:

Viktorija Faith

The singer participated in “Pabandom iš naujo! 2022“.
She performed “Walk Through The Water” and was eliminated in heat 1

Gabrielius Vagelis


The singer participated in the Lithuanian selection several times.
In 2020, he performed “Tave čia randu” anf was elimianed in the semi-finals:

In 2021, he performed “My Guy” and was eliminated in the semi-finals:

Donata


The singer participated in the national selection in 2020 and 2021.
In 2020, she performed “Made of Wax” and was elimianted in the heats.

In 2021, she performed “The Way I’m” and was eliminated in the heats.

Voldemaras Petersonas

The singer participated in the national selection in 2021 and 2022.

In 2021, he ended 3rd in the final with “Never Fall For You Again“:

In 2022, he performed “UP” and was eliminated in the heats:

Justin 3


In the past, the singer was part of Twosome who participated in the Lithuanian selection several times.
In 2022, he collaborated with Nanaart on the song “Something that’s Natural” and was eliminated in the heats:

Joseph June

The singer participated in “Pabandom iš naujo! 2022” and was elimianted in the heat.
He performed the song “Deadly”

Gytis Oganauskas, Deputy General Director of LRT, commented:

“I think that this year’s list of participants is very promising: it will be possible to create meaningful entertainment for winter evenings, and to send a representative of Lithuania to the great Eurovision, which we will be proud of again,”

What do you think about the line-up?
Which artist make yo uthe most excited?

Doron Lahav is 28 years old guy who lives in Israel. Doron watches Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and also shows interest in singing and writing.

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