Watch Tonight 18/02/2023: Lithuania, Iceland and Sweden

Tonight, 3 countries will make another stop forward on their Eurovision 2023 journey:

  • Lithuania will select an artist and a song for Eurovision 2023
  • Sweden and Iceland will reduce list of potential songs

We welcome you to read the full guide to tonight’s shows:

“Melodifestivalen 2023” – Heat 3


20:00 – 21:30 CET

How To Watch?

SVT Play

Artists and Songs

Sweden will hold the 3rd heat of “Melodifestivalen 2023“.
7 artists will compete for 2 spots in the final.
The 3rd and 4th place will try their luck in the semi-final.

You can listen to each one of the snippets by clicking on its name:

  1. Paul Rey – Royals [audio snippet] [video snippet]
  2. Casanovas – Så Kommer Känslorna Tillbaka
    (Eng: So The Feelings Come Back) [audio snippet] [video snippet]
  3. Melanie Wehbe – For The Show [audio snippet] [video snippet]
  4. Nordman – Släpp Alla Sorger (Eng: Let Go of All Sorrows) [audio snippet]
  5. Laurell – Sober [audio snippet] [video snippet] [snippet]
  6. Ida-Lova  Låt Hela Stan Se På (Eng: Let The Whole Towe Watch) [audio snippet] [video snippet]
  7. Marcus & Martinus – Air [audio snippet] [video snippet]


  1. In the heats, 2 rounds of voting will take place. After the first round, the first place will be announced and will get a direct path for the final. The public vote will be done in the SVT app.
  2. In the second round, all 6 remaining artists will compete for an additional spot. The votes from the previous round will still be taken under consideration. Viewers will get 5 free votes to spread this round.
  3. At the end of the evening, the second place (or first place among the 6 remaining) will get a spot in the final as well.
  4. Artists in place of 3 – 4 will get a ticket for the semi – final (“Second chance”).
  5. The public vote will be divided and aggregated by the age groups: televoters, 3 – 9 years old, 10 –15, 16 – 29, 30 – 44, 45 – 59, 60 – 74, and 75+.
  6. The full results of the semi-final will be given in the Grand final Eurovision method. Think of each voter group as a country. This means we will have the full ranking of each semi – final at the end of the night

Pabandom iš naujo! 2023” -Final


20:00 – 22:10 CET

How to Watch?

LRT Live Stream
LRT YouTube Channel

Songs and Artists

10 artists will compete in the final, in the following running order:

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


You can find the full playlist on different digital platforms:




The results will be determined by a 50% public vote and 50% national jury vote.

Special guests in the final will be Duncan Laurence (The Netherlands, Eurovision 2019) and Tvorchi, who will represent Ukraine at Eurovision 2023.

The results will be determined by a 50% public vote and a 50% jury voting.
The jury panel will consist of 9 members:

  1. Ramūnas Zilnys – LRT Chief Music Editor
  2. Vaidotas Valiukevičius – The lead singer of The Roop (Lithuania, Eurovision 2020-2021)
  3. Monika Liu – Represented Lithuania at Eurovision 2022
  4. Vytautas Bikus – Music Producer, who composed Lithuania’s entries for Eurovision 2015 and 2018
  5. Ieva Narkutė – Singer-songwriter
  6. Raminta Naujalytė-Bjelle – Singer
  7. Gerūta Griniūtė – Radio host
  8. Stanislavas Stavickis-Stano – Singer and composer
  9. Jievaras Jasinskis – Composer

The hosts of “Pabandom iš naujo! 2023” are Augustė Nombeko and Giedrius Masalskis

You can read Doron’s review here:

“Söngvakeppnin 2023” – Semi-Final 1


20:45 – 22:15 CET

How to Watch?


Songs and Artists

5 artists will compete in the first semi-final:

  1. Benedikt – Þora / Brave Face
  2. Diljá  Lifandi inni í mér / Power
  3. Celebs – Dómsdags dans / Doomsday Dancing
  4. Bragi – Stundum snýst heimurinn gegn þér / Sometimes the World’s Against Us
  5. Móa – Glötuð ást / Lose This Dream


Playlists can be found here:



YouTube (Icelandic Versions)

English Versions

Apple Music


The semi-finals results will be determined by 100% public vote.
2 artists will qualify for the final from each semi-final.
However, the jury will be able to grant a wild-card for an additional artist.


You can read Doron’s review here:

Don’t forget to visit our full guide to Eurovision 2023: Our Eurovision 2023 homepage

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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