The Lithuanian broadcaster LRT will determine how it will select the nations Eurovision 2021 representative by April 1.
The Deputy Director General of LRT Gytis Oganauskas has stated that the broadcaster will make a decision regarding the nations Eurovision 2021 select process by April 1. The broadcaster will be determining whether to select The Roop again or to hold a brand new selection process.
The lead singer of The Roop has already stated that he would like to see all of the artists selected to compete in Eurovision 2020, return to the stage in 2021. Vaidotas Valiukevičius had also hoped that singers would be able to compete with the songs selected for 2020, however the European Broadcasting Union has ruled that new songs must be selected.
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.