Lithuania in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest

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Lithuania
Lithuania
Member station LRT
National selection events Mažųjų žvaigždžių ringas (2007–2008)
Vaikų Eurovizijos nacionalinė atranka (2010–2011)
Appearances
Appearances 4
First appearance 2007
Last appearance 2011
Best result 3rd: 2008
Worst result 13th: 2007
External links
Lithuania's page at Eurovision.tv
Song contest current event.png For the most recent participation see
Lithuania in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011

Lithuania has sent four entries to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, first entering at the 2007 Contest in Rotterdam.

The national selection process occurs during the show Mažųjų žvaigždžių ringas (Young Stars Ring), in which young singers aged 10–15 will take part with self-written songs.

The 2007 Lithuanian entry was Lina Jurevičiūtė, a.k.a. Lina Joy, with the song "Kai miestas snaudžia", who finished 13th in the contest.

The 2008 entry was Eglė Jurgaitytė with "Laiminga diena", which ended third for Lithuania at the 2008 Contest in Limassol.

After two years of participating LRT withdrew due the financial reasons at the festival in 2009. But they returned in 2010.[1] That year LRT sent Bartas with the song "Oki Doki". It placed 6th out of 14 participants.

They also participated in 2011 and sent Paulina Skrabytė with the song "Debesys" which placed 10th.

In 2012, the country withdrew again due to expenses. Lithuania has not returned to the contest since.

Participation[edit]

Table key

 1st place   2nd place   3rd place   Last place 

Year Artist Song Language Place Points
2007 Lina Joy "Kai miestas snaudžia" Lithuanian 13 33
2008 Eglė Jurgaitytė "Laiminga diena" Lithuanian 3 103
2009 Did not participate
2010 Bartas "Oki Doki" Lithuanian 6 67
2011 Paulina Skrabytė "Debesys" Lithuanian 10 53
Did not participate between 2012 and 2016

Broadcasts and voting[edit]

Commentators and spokespersons[edit]

The contests are broadcast online worldwide through the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest website junioreurovision.tv and YouTube. In 2015, the online broadcasts featured commentary in English by junioreurovision.tv editor Luke Fisher and 2011 Bulgarian Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrant Ivan Ivanov.[2] The Lithuanian broadcaster, LRT, sent their own commentators to the contest in order to provide commentary in the Lithuanian language. Spokespersons were also chosen by the national broadcaster in order to announce the awarding points from Lithuania. The table below list the details of each commentator and spokesperson since 2007.

Year(s) Commentator Spokesperson
2007 TBC Indre Grikstelyte
2008 Darius Užkuraitis TBC
Did not participate in 2009
2010 Darius Užkuraitis Bernadras Garbaciauskas
2011 Dominykas Žvirblis
Did not participate between 2012 to 2015

Voting history[edit]

The tables below shows Lithuania's top-five voting history rankings up until their most recent participation in 2011:

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bakker, Sietse (2010-07-28). "Talents from 14 nations to gather at Junior Eurovision 2011". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 28 July 2010. 
  2. ^ Fisher, Luke James (21 November 2015). "Tonight: Junior Eurovision ng Contest 2015!". Junior Eurovision Song Contest – Bulgaria 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015. 

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