LITHUANIA – It was announced today that Erica Jennings will be replaced by Monika Marija Paulauskaite performing the song “The Truth” in the Lithuanian national selection, Eurovizijos Atranka. Monika Marija is known as the winner of The Voice of Lithuania (Lietuvos balsas).
Erica who originally withdrew from the national selection line up have already stated that she is leaving the competition because of the way the jury is commenting and voting. She welcomes anyone who wishes to perform here song and met with Monika Marija and anticipated to listen to her performance.
Monika Marija says that discussions for the national selection started when the Voice of Lithuania was still ongoing but she wanted to focus on that show back then. She never thought of entering a Eurovision selection and declared that the song “The Truth” has been revamped to adjust to her style.