Lithuania: Listen to the revamp of “Stay” for Eurovision 2023!

As it had became known, last week, Monika Linkytė won the National Final “Pabandom iš Naujo! 2023” of Lithuania, claiming her ticket on Liverpool and Eurovision 2023.

Down below you can see the live performance of the song in the National Final:

With the song “Stay”, Monika will represent her country in Eurovision, as the new version of the song was published today on Spotify which is specially composed for the European Song Contest!

Down bellow you will find the final form of the song:

We want to remind you that Lithiuania will perform at the second half of the second semi final, at 11th of May 2023.

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Lithuania: With Monika Linkytė and “Stay” in Liverpool!

Lithuania has completed the search for its representative and entry for Eurovision 2023. “Pabandom iš Naujo! 2023” as the Lithuanian public television process is now called, consists of two qualifying rounds, two semi-finals and one final. A few minutes ago, the grand final with 10 contestants was completed.

The presenters of the evening were Giedraus Masalskis and Augustė Nombeko. In the Green Room the presenter was Richard Jonaitis.

Eurovizinės atrankos „Pabandom iš naujo!“ finalas

The jury was composed of:

  • Ramūnas Zilnys (Music Critic),
  • Monika Liu (Lithuanian Representative Eurovision 2022)
  • Raminta Naujalytė-Bjelle (Singer)
  • Ieva Narkutė (Singer)
  • Vytautas Bikus (Composer)
  • Jievaras Jasinskis (Composer)
  • Vaidotas Valiukevičius (The Roop – Lithuanian Representative Eurovision 2020 & 2021)
  • Stanislavas Stavickis-Stano (Singer and Composer)
  • Gerūta Griniūtė (radio host)

The 10 songs that claimed the tickets for Liverpool are:

The results:

Tonight the Lithuanian audience had the chance to watch the live performances and vote for their favourites and the jury has already voted. The result was determined 50% by the jury voting and 50% by the teloevote.

Jury Results

Televoting Results

Final Results

At the end of the voting, the big winner was Monika Linkytė, with the song, Stay.

We remind you that Lithuania will appear in the second half of the second semi-final on 11 May.

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Lithuania: Semi-Final split has been revealed!

LRT has revealed the split of the twenty artists across the two Semi-Finals of Pabandom iš naujo! 2023.

The Semi-Final One of Pabandom iš naujo! 2023 has already been filmed in Vilnius and the split of the competing artists has been revealed. A total of twenty artists qualified from the two heats and will be competing again for a place in the Grand Final and a chance to represent Lithuania at Eurovision 2023.

You can see the split here:

Semi Final 1 (February 4):

  • Il Senso – “Sparnai” (Wings)
  • Alen Chicco – “Do You”
  • Baiba – “When the Lights Go Out”
  • Joseph June – “Vacuum”
  • NOY – “Destiny’s Child”
  • Petunija – “Love of My Life”
  • Justė Kraujelytė – “Need More Fun”
  • Gabrelius Vagelis – “Šauksmas” (Shout)
  • Rūta Mur – “So Low”
  • Donata – “Dreamer”

Semi-Final 2 (February 11):

  • Beatrich – “Like a Movie”
  • Monika Linkytė – “Stay”
  • Mario Junes – “Do What You Do”
  • Matt Len – “Midnight Train”
  • Agnė – “New Start”
  • Moon Bee – “Rumor”
  • Gebrasy – “Saw Your Ghost”
  • Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio dantys – “Sėdi ir važiuoji” (Sit down and drive)
  • Paulina Paukštaitytė – “Let Me Think About Me”
  • Luknė – “Paradise”

The final will take place on February 18!

Source: eurovoix

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Lithuania: Pabandom iš naujo 2023 Heat 2 tonight!

Pabandom iš naujo 2023 continues tonight, the process of choosing the representative of Lithuania in Eurovision 2023. In the next five weeks, the Baltic country is called upon to choose the artist who will represent it in Liverpool at the 67th Eurovision Song Contest.

As it is known, Pabandom iš naujo 2023 consists of five shows: two heats, two semifinals and the grand final. The result for all 5 nights will be determined 50% by the TV audience and 50% by a five-member jury. For the first time, the judges will not be revealed, with the results announced at the end of each show to ensure that the audience’s vote is not affected.

Presenters of this year’s edition of Pabandom iš naujo are Giedrius Masalskis, Augustė Nombeko and Richardas Jonaitis.


Fifteen artists will compete in tonight’s second heat of Pabandom Iš Naujo 2023, with the ten best qualifying for the semifinals.

These artists are:

  1. Antikvariniai Kašpirovskio dantys – “Sėdi ir važiuoji”
  2. I.T. – “Žinau, tai tu”
  3. Donata – “Dreamer”
  4. Matt Len – “Midnight Train”
  5. Melona – “Song of Whispers”
  6. Monika Linkytė – “Stay”
  7. The Pixls – “Šaukt”
  8. Viktorija Faith – “If You Ever Miss Me”
  9. Agnė – “New Start”
  10. Gebrasy – “Saw Your Ghost”
  11. MoonBee – “Rumor”
  12. Voldemars Petersons – “Things”
  13. Petunija – “Love of My Life”
  14. Beatrich – “Like a Movie”
  15. Mario Junes – “Do What You Do”

We remind you that the artists have the possibility to publish their songs from the moment of their selection until the day of the start of the first qualifier on January 21. For this reason, some songs are not yet available.


Heat 1: January 21

Heat 2: January 28

Semi-final 1: February 4

Semi-final 2: February 11

Grand Final: February 18

You can watch the 2nd Heat of Pabandom iš naujo! 2023 at 20:00 CET on the official website of LRT, by clicking here.

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