The participants

Donny MONTELL

Grand Prix winner of the XVII International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk-2008”

Lithuania

Member of the International Jury of the XXIII International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk”

Grand Prix Winner of the XVII International Pop Song Performers Contest “Vitebsk-2008”, popular singer

Donny Montell was born in Vilnius on 22 October, 1987. He got interested in music in his school years. After the victory in the Children Contest “The Song of the Songs”, he entered Balys Dvarionas music school, which he finished with honors.

Donny Montell is the winner of the TV projects “Lithuanian Top Ten Songs”, “Challenge To Stars”, and the participant of “TABAMI” project.

In 2010, he had a great success in the TV project “Starry Duets”, performing Michael Jackson’s songs.He went on to win the TV project “Dance With Me” and began to perform with a professional dance group.

He took part in the national selections for “Eurovision” Song Contest in 2009 and 2010, but represented Lithuania at “Eurovision-2012” with the song “Love Is Blind”.

In 2011, he participated in the “New Wave” contest (Jurmala).

Donny Montell released a debut album “Love Is Blind”, including 19 tracks of which 9 are in English and 6 in Lithuanian, as well as the song “Love Is Blind” in Russian, French, its remix version and karaoke. He recorded a video of the song “Artoju Himnas”.

In 2013, Donny Montell took part in the concert of friendship “The Union State Invites…” in format of the International Festival of Arts “Slavianski Bazaar in Vitebsk”.