Monika Marija who is currently competing in the Lithuanian selection with two songs, has called on her fans not to vote for “Criminal”.
Monika Marija has made her decision on the song that she wants to take to the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. The singer who is competing in the selection with “Light On” and “Criminal” has called on her supporters not to vote for “Criminal” in this Saturday’s show.
She told fans on social media that;
I’ll be very grateful to the jury, if you don’t give me points in this semifinal, and I ask the audience to save their money and I sincerely ask you not to vote for me and my song “Criminal” in the second semifinal. I am very happy that my work has received your attention and support, this Saturday I will sing your song “Criminal” with all my heart! And with “Light On”, we will meet in the finals.
The singer can still qualify for the final of the Lithuanian selection with both songs, if “Criminal” receives enough votes from the jury and public on Saturday.
Source: Monika Marija
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.