Lithuania Launches a New Selection Process For Eurovision 2024: “Eurovizija.LT”

On the 17th of July, Lithuania confirmed participation at Eurovision 2024.
Now we also have the details about the selection process for Eurovision 2024.
Lithuania will use national selection, however “Pabandom iš naujo!” won’t continue for the 5th edition.

Eurovizija.LT – Lithuanian Selection For Eurovision 2024

The country announced a national selection with the following details:

  1. The submission window has already opened and will close on the 11th of December 2023.
  2. Each performer can only submit one song
  3. A performer must be a citizen of Lithuania.
  4. Submitting a song written or composed by foreign writers/composers will be allowed.
  5. LRT will allocate a budget of 1,500 euros to each shortlisted artist. This budget will be used to create the staging of the song.
  6. Up to 20 songs will be shortlisted (by the professional committee) to participate in the semi-finals. The shortlisted songs will be chosen by the 18th of December 2023.
  7. The national selection will include 4-5 semi-finals and a grand final.
  8. The first semi-final will probably be held on Saturday, the 13th of January 2024. The final will be held on the 10th or the 17th of Februrary 2024.
  9. The results of the shows will be determined by a combination of jury and public vote
  10. However, the grand final will include a “Super-Final” round, where the top 3 artists will compete for the 1st place. This round will be solely determined by the public.
  11. The number of finalists will be determined, based on the number of applicants.

Monika Linkytė represented Lithuania at Eurovision 2023 with the song “Stay”.
She ended up in 11th place in the final, with a total of 127 points

Who would you like to see representing Lithuania at Eurovision 2024?
Eurovision 2024 will be held in Malmö, Sweden.
The semi-final will be held on the 7th and 9th of May 2024, and the grand final will be held on the 11h of May 2024

So far, the list of countries that have confirmed participation in Eurovision 2024

  1. Sweden
  2. Norway
  3. Finland
  4. Israel
  5. Germany
  6. The Netherlands
  7. Luxembourg
  8. Moldova
  9. Estonia
  10. Austria
  11. Cyprus
  12. Denmark
  13. Spain
  14. France
  15. Ireland
  16. Iceland
  17. Italy
  18. Malta
  19. Serbia
  20. Switzerland
  21. The UK
  22. Azerbaijan
  23. Croatia
  24. Lithuania
  25. Ukraine
  26. Portugal
  27. Poland
  28. San Marino
  29. Belgium
  30. Latvia
  31. Greece
  32. Georgia
  33. Slovenia
  34. Albania
  35. Czechia
  36. North Macedonia – not official

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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