Lithuanian televoters and jury selected six songs that will continue to compete for a place in the Eurovision Song Contest.
In all, 36 performers and bands are competing to represent Lithuania in the Eurovision Song Contest final in Rotterdam on May 12–16.
The winner will be selected during Lithuania's national Eurovision finale on February 15.
On Saturday, the second competition event broadcast by LRT, six of 12 performers with the highest score advanced to the next stage.
Rūta Loop's We Came from the Sun is, according to the performer, dedicated to everyone who has ever felt hurt, lonely or unappreciated.
Kristina Jure (or Kristina Jurevičiūtė), a first-time Eurovision contestant, advanced with the romantic solo My Sound of Silence.
Alen Chicco, a well-known name in Lithuania's drag scene, gave, according to the jury, an “otherworldly” performance with Somewhere Out There.
Germanas Skoris won the audience and the jury with his cheerful song Chemistry (Breaking Free).
Viktorija Miškūnaitė brought in some operatic grandeur with The Ocean.
Make Me Human, pleaded Monika Pundziūtė–Monique performing a song about “a real human living inside each one of us,” according to the singer.
They will join the six performances who advanced to the national semifinal last week:
If I Leave by Monika Marija
Namų dvasia (Home Spirit) by Baltos varnos
Tave čia randu (I Find You Here) by Gabrielius Vagelis
Why Why Why by Andy Vaic
Show Ya by Petunija
Drip by Meandi