I think this article confirms Milita has entered for 2011, and it says only 20 entries submitted to the NF..
And it also says backing vocals have to be 100% live now?
And they got a cheap participating fee?http://www.lrytas.lt/-13140806641313471115...a-eil%C4%97.htm
After the application to participate in Junior Eurovision Song Contest over the selection of promoters recognized - who want to participate in team is not very large.
By August 16th, when the application period ended, the Lithuanian Radio and Television has received approximately 20-yr record of works.
It is planned to hold a selection of concert, but not more than in 2010.
"If there are young artists who have been late, but the next few days would make the songs that they could do it.
The delays we look at in good faith, "- said the delegation of the LRT Eurovision leader Audrey Giržadas
Lack of adult help
Competition organizers consider this event there is no lack of interest, but keep your foot Loraine is that working with children is not easy to plan activities.
"There are cases in which the team wanted to participate, but the member or member of a sudden decided to sing alone. And everything - is unable to develop a new number.
Another problem - the singers, a children's group leaders openly say that is not easy prisikalbinti composers, to help prepare for, "- A. Giržadas regretted.
Under the rules of the competition the artist must be contributed to the creation of Songs, but allows them to assist adults and contributors.
Rules - Changes
This year the competition can lead to innovation. Lithuanians are waiting for Junior Eurovision Song Contest "drawing up the European Broadcasting Union on the interpretation of a newly published rules for the item.
"It seems that from this year will require the backing vocals sound live on stage - before it was allowed to enter the phonogram. As a result, much has changed. This requires more preparation, "- declared Mr Giržadas.
Junior Eurovision Song Contest finals, which will be held in December in the Armenian capital Yerevan, will change the voting rules - as well as a few years ago for his voice can only be resounded all the songs.
There will also be the adult and the other for "Eurovision".
It is true that the national sample, which is planned for Sept. 18, probably will order a vote when the full spectacle.
"There are left free to do as we want. Eurovision organizers decided to bring back the old voting rules, which found that most voters still do it only when I hear all the songs, "- said A. Giržadas.
This year the competition will be first applied to a single exception to this rule. Event finals performers are not allowed to participate more than once, but Russia will be represented Riabova Catherine, in 2009 occupied the third place in the competition. It is said that next year this rule will be abolished.
Selection - see the faces
This year the audience will see some sample and tried it last year, forces children - MilitĂ Daikerytę, Bernard Garbačiauską, Dominican Kovalev.
M. Daikerytei create a song and get ready for the show to help write the text contributed singer Ruth Lukoševičiūtė and singer and producer Arvydas Martinėnas-Nava.
The latter last year helped create the children's song for "Eurovision" Lithuania atstovavusiam singer Noah Bartaška-Bart.
The selection of the participants were invited to submit songs, recorded in Lithuanian.
Given the fact that many representatives of European states want to sing in English, foreign language allowed to sing a quarter of the text.
Negotiated a lower fee
Yerevan, the Junior Eurovision Song Contest trophy will compete in 13 countries.
Withdrew from the contest this year, several countries, among them - Lithuania, Latvia neighbor.
"The reason is clear - the money. Free to participate in this contest. We were able to negotiate favorable starting fee.
In addition, the friendly attitude contest organizers Armenians want to see this event in Lithuania, have agreed to share the artists' travel and accommodation costs, "- A. Giržadas hide.
Lithuania Junior Eurovision Song Contest "participated in the competition three times.
So far, the highest score achieved Jurgaityte Spruce, 2008, Cyprus, occupied the third place.
The event - with the ambition
The ninth child of Eurovision contest in December 3rd will be held in Yerevan Karen Demirčiano sports and concert complex, with capacity for 13 thousand. viewers.
"We hope the impressive spectacle of the competition's history. Armenia in the contest - a very popular, "- said the Junior Eurovision Song Contest chief executive Sietse Bakke.
This - the first time the competition a year ago to develop the successful party. Adult Eurovision rule that an event organized by the winners of children's event there is not, but the Armenians themselves declared their willingness to organize this competition.
Interest in this event in Armenia has increased significantly, which last year won the 12th anniversary of Vladimir Arzumanianas. Agile Armenian boy charmed the audience with the song "Mama."