Where these songs robbed of a place in the final?
A rousing Sveiki to you all as we find ourselves in Lithuania! The lone Baltic state still pursuing an elusive first victory in the Contest, Vilnius are cheerily resolute in their ongoing struggles at Eurovision, always delivering performances with real spunk and zeal. While there isn’t a signature sound to Lithuanian entries, they’ve shown a […]
Last year Lithuania stumbled out of Eurovision during the second semi-final, despite the pants-dropping theatrics of funk group InCulto (the group that railed against all y’all anti-immigrant groups in Western Europe). Hoping to improve on that disappointing result, the Baltic nation held its first semi-final on February 5, allowing three of 14 acts to move […]
Lithuanian funk band InCulto continue to jive to their own quirky beat. During their second rehearsal, the five-man group stripped out of their plaid pants, revealing glittery, skin-tight boxer shorts. Do sequins chafe? Anyway, it’s a fitting wardrobe change for this slightly kooky but totally lovable act. You can learn more about their song “Eastern […]
It reads like a farfetched screenplay. Born in Colombia, 23-year old Jurgis Didziulis journeys to Lithuania — his grandparents’ homeland — and takes refuge in the Vilnius club scene. He forms a band. He marries an Irish pop singer. He releases two albums and becomes a regular on MTV (in the Baltic Republics, anyway). In […]
“Eastern European Funk” Lyrics — InCulto (Eurovision 2010, Lithuania)