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LRT rebranded their national final to select Lithuania's entry for Eurovision song contst 2024 as Eurovizija.LT. Open call was launched for the songs and they received just over 60 submissions and out of them astonishing 40 were selected for selection. When you say more the merrier...  But sometimes less is really more! After five semifinals the grand final was won by Silvester Belt after a tie with Shower as he got more televotes. 
Silvester Belt or Silvestras Belté (26) is a Lithuanian singer-songwriter. He started studying music at the age of 4 and continued in Juozas Gruodis conservatory in Kaunas and later Westminster University in London with a degree in Commercial Music Performance. But before all that he already took part in the Lithuanian Junior Eurovision selection 2010 placing 8th with Pi-pa-po. In 2017 he won reality talent show  Aš – superhitas (I Am a Superhit). After that he did some television and later tried his luck in X Faktorius placing 7th. He was set to return to London but then pandemic hit and he stayed in Lithuania. Good choice as he's now here!

He's yet to release his debut album but has released six singles prior to Luktelk. Ar dar matai was a Top-50 hit in Lithuania in 2022, his only chart appearance yet. 

So, what do I think? First it's great Lithuania sings in Lithuanian, extra points for that. The song is fun and he's likable and I do like this quite a lot, yet I fail to see how come this is such a fan favorite and doing pretty well in odds, too? But then again ,what do I know? And a success for Lithuania would be just great!
Our Home Jury wasn't impressed either with very low scored to lower midtable at max. 


1. Silvester Belt - Luktlk (jury 12 + televote 10) 22
2. VB Gang - Kaboom!!! (10 +12) 22
3. Luka - Move on (7 + 8) 15
4. Clockwork Creep - Empty (8 + 6) 14
5. Marius Petrauskas - Kol laiko yra (6 + 7) 13
6. Antoine Wend - Say no more (5 + 5) 10
7. Aistay - You (4 + 4) 8
8. Živilė Gedvilaitė - Save me (3 + 3)

1. Aiste - We will rule the world (12 + 10) 22
2.  žalvarinis - Gaudė vėjai (10 + 12) 22
3. Elay - Rock my body (8 + 8) 16
4. Thomas G - Us (6 + 7) 13
5. Paula Urbana - It is what it is (7 + 4) 11
6. Deividas Valma - Blood on your hands (5 + 6) 11
7. Multiks - Vėjas galvoje (4 + 5) 9
8. Andrius Pojavis - Sing me a hug (3 + 3) 6

1. Shower - Impossible (8 + 12) 20
2. Pluie de Comètes - Be careful (12 + 7) 19
3. Meidé - Zoo (10 + 6) 16
4. Mary Mo - Done (6 + 10) 16
5. Baitos Varnos - In the night (7 + 8) 15
6. Anžela - Paskubėk (5 + 5) 10
7. Sun Francisco - Trauka (Svaigsta galva) (4 + 4) 8
8. Sid Hallow - Here we go again (3 + 3) 6

1. Il Senso - Time (10 + 12) 22
2. Monika Marija - Unlove you starting tomorrow (12 + 8) 20
3. Kasparas - Fool (8 + 10) 18
4. Martin - Jigsaw (7 + 6) 13
5. Agnė Buškevičiūtė - Puppeteer (5 + 7) 12
6. Hansanova - Dragons and rainbows (6 + 4) 10
7. Danielé - Cold shower (3 + 5) 8
8. Vilija - Save me (4 + 3) 7

1, The Roop - Simple joy (12 + 12) 24
2. Queen of Roses - Walk through fire (10 + 7) 17
3. Lina Štalytė - Perfect (5 + 10) 15
4. April Frey - New years (8 + 6) 14
5. Freya Alley - Serenade (4 + 8) 12
6. Petras - Run (7 + 4) 11
7. Kàro - Weightless (6 + 5) 11
8. Emilija V - Trophy wife (3 + 3) 6

Final (February 17, 2024)

1. Silvester Belt - Luktelk (97 = 10 + 25.502 =12) 22
2. Shower - Impossible (110 = 12 + 15.783 = 10) 22
3. The Roop - Simple joy (89 = 8 + 11.802 = 8) 16
4. VB Gang - Kaboom!!! (59 = 6 + 7.679 = 7) 13
5. Monika Marija - Unlove you... (68 = 7 + 1.608 = 3) 10
6. Aisté - We will rule... (54 = 4 + 1.635 = 4) 8
7. žalvarinis - Gaudė vėjai (49 = 3 + 2.750 = 5) 8
8. Il Senso - Time (33 = 2 + 4.012 = 6) 8
9. Pluie de Cométes - be careful (59 = 5 + 578 = 1) 6
10. Queens of Roses - Walk through fire (20 = 1 + 897 = 2) 3

Super Final:

1. Silvester Belt - Luktelk 34.691
2. Shower - Impossible  20.307
3.The Roop - Simple joy  15.046


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