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Pictures: Alexander Rybak in Lithuania, Vilnius. 7-9th April 2012

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At  Vilnius airport

Press-conference

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Performances in “Lietuvos Balsas” – Voice of Lithuania. Vilnius April 8th 2012

Performance of Alexander Rybak and lithuanian talent Valerija Iljinaité:

Fairytale

Recording by Hilde M.

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Performance of Alexander Rybak:

Roll with the wind

Recording by Hilde M.

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Playlist of the two performances and two interviews from Lietuvos Balsas

The participant of “Voice of Lithuania” Valerija Iljinaite tells about Alexander Rybak and duet with him.

Article published on lietuvosbalsas.lnk.lt

Link to original article here

 English translation by Jolanta Esu, English revision by Anni Jowett.

The Lithuanian girl Valerija, who will sing with Alexander Rybak, said: “I am in love with this guy.”

This Easter Sunday the final Lithuanian Voice contest starts with a tremor of excitement. Eurovision winner Alexander Rybak comes to our country for the concert. The appearance of the talented European conqueror with Valerija Iljinaite from Panevežys is eagerly awaited , and she admits that she has waited all her life for this duet.

Valerija, how did you feel when you heard that you had the honour to sing with the Eurovision winner Alexander Rybak?

It felt unreal, I don’t even know how to describe the feeling. First at all, I did not believe it. I thought that this was just a joke on me. The joyful news was reported to me by the Voice of Lithuania vocal teacher Rosita Čivilytė. Then I started to jump about my luck. I felt I was between reality and space, I started to repeat continuously: “O God, O God, O God! Seriously? No kidding? Seriously? ”

Then throughout the rest of the day I was floating on a cloud, I was very happy. However, eventually I realized that the fact I have worked and fought for my dreams for so long was not in vain . There were many difficult moments, and sometimes I wanted to just give up and quit everything. Definitely everything I did my way has not always turned out rosy. Often I felt a lack of support for me, I had a very big downs … And the recognition I got in the Voice of Lithuanian is just proof that if you want, you can do anything. You need just work and show determination to achieve your goal.

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