Aistė Smilgevičiūtė

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Aistė Smilgevičiūtė
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Background information
Birth name Aistė Smilgevičiūtė
Also known as Aistė
Born (1977-10-29) October 29, 1977 (age 36)
Origin Plungė, Lithuania
Genres folk, jazz, poprock
Occupations vocalist, lyricist, songwriter
Labels Via Artis
Associated acts Skylė
Erdvė

Aistė Smilgevičiūtė (born October 29, 1977 in Plungė) is a Lithuanian singer. She performs folk music, jazz, pop rock and other kinds of alternative music. Since 1996, Aistė has been a member of the music band "Skylė". She also graduated in Classical Philology from Vilnius University.

Aistė participated as a Lithuanian contestant in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999, held in Israel, singing a modern folk song, "Strazdas" ("Song Thrush"), in the Samogitian dialect. This song made 20th place in the competition, with 13 points.

Discography[edit]

  • Aistė po vandeniu (Aistė Under Water, 1996)
  • Sakmė apie laumę Martyną (Tale About Pixie Martyna, 1996)
  • Strazdas (Thrush, 1999, single)
  • Tavo žvaigždė (Your Star, 2000, single)
  • Babilonas (Babylon, 2000)
  • Užupio himnas (Hymn of Užupis, 2001)
  • Nepamirštoms žvaigždėms (To Unforgotten Stars, 2003)
  • Povandeninės kronikos (Underwater Chronicles, 2007)
  • Sapnų trofėjai (Trophies of Dreams, 2009)
  • Broliai (Brothers, 2010)

Sources[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Ovidijus Vyšniauskas
with "Lopšinė mylimai"
Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest
1999
Succeeded by
Skamp
with "You Got Style"