The first ever official post Eurovision party event will take place this December, with the Lithuanian national broadcaster inviting this years participants to Kaunas.
Ieva Zasimauskaite has launched the Eurovision Afterparty today, revealing the contests first ever official post contest event. The show which is being organised by LRT will take place at the largest indoor arena in Lithuania and will see performances from Cesár Sampson (Austria), Laura Rizzotto (Latvia), Ryan O’shaughnessy (Ireland), Elina Nechayeva (Estonia) as well as other singers.
Ieva said regarding the show that;
t’s a very symbolic event for me. First of all, this is the desire to celebrate the end of the Eurovision Song Contest, transferring your experience and experience to a new country representative. This is an opportunity to once again remember the special “Eurovision” for Lithuania this year and that this year we proved to ourselves and to Europe that the victories that we consider victories are not always true. We have seen that winning is possible even without giving first place, and Lithuania is a strong player in the big Eurovision
A limited number of discounted fan tickets have gone on sale today, with the full ticket sale to open on September 24. You can buy the tickets here.
Ieva Zasimauskaite represented Lithuania at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal. With her song “When We’re Old”, she placed 12th in the Grand Final.
Lithuania debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, however on their debut they finished in last place with nul points. Lithuania didn’t return to the contest until 1999 when Aiste finished 20th with the song “Strazdas”. Lithuania’s best result came in 2006 when LT United performed “We Are The Winners”, they finished 6th in the final with a total of 162 points. Lithuania’s only other top.10 finish came in 2016 when Donny Montell performed “I’ve Been Waiting For This Night” in Stockholm, he received 12 points from the public in Ireland, Norway & United Kingdom.