Lithuania: Lina Štalytė disqualified from Pabandom iš naujo 2023!

A few hours ago LRT, the public broadcaster of Lithuania, announced that Lina Štalytė, a competitor in their national final for Eurovision 2023, is officially out of the contest.

According to LRT, Lina’s song “My Body”, had already been released in 2020, something that is against the rules of the contest, as songs that are eligible to compete in Eurovision 2023, shouldn’t have been released or performed publicly, prior to September 1st, 2022.

For the contest to go on now, somebody has to take Lina Štalytė’s spot, and this will be The PiXLES with their song “Šaukt“.

So this is the new list of Pabandom iš naujo! 2023 competitors:

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

We remind yu that the competing artists in Papandom iš Naujo can release their songs from the moment of their selection up until the day of the first Heat in January 21. Papandom iš Naujo 2023 will take place with two Heats, two semi-finals and the grand final. These are the exact days:

  • First Heat – January 21
  • Second Heat – 28 Ιανουαρίου
  • First Semi-Final – February 4
  • Second Semi-Final – February 11
  • Grand Final – February 18

The last winner of Pabandom iš Naujo and Lithuania’s representative in Eurovision 2022 was Monika Liu with the song “Sentimemtai” and ended up in 14th place with 128 points:

Stay tuned on Eurovisionfun for all the news regarding the Lithuanian participation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, in Liverpool!


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