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 37)
Origin Plungė, Lithuania
Genres folk, jazz, poprock
Occupation(s) vocalist, lyricist, songwriter
Labels Via Artis
Associated acts Skylė
Erdvė

Aistė Smilgevičiūtė (born October 29, 1977) is a Lithuanian singer. She performs folk music, jazz, pop rock and other kinds of alternative music. Since 1996, Smilgevičiūtė has been a member of the music band "Skylė".

Smilgevičiūtė was born in Plungė, and graduated in Classical Philology from Vilnius University.

Smilgevičiūtė 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"