Sweden's public TV broadcaster SVT has apologized for presenting Lithuania's Donny Montell as a Latvian singer in the official 2016 Eurovision brochure.
Donatas Montvydas, definitely a Lithuanian
© DELFI / Mindaugas Ažušilis

Lithuania's ambassador to Sweden Eitvydas Bajarūnas has received the apology after writing to STV to draw their attention to the mistake and to call on them to avoid such inaccuracies in the future, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

Donatas Montvydas, also known by his stage name Donny Montell, finished ninth in Eurovision Song Contest last Saturday.

BNS
It is prohibited to copy and republish the text of this publication without a written permission from UAB „BNS“.

Some 700 WWII victims might be buried at Air Base in Siauliai

The remains of around 700 World War II victims might be buried in the territory of Lithuania's Air...

Customs officers block rocket launch system from Belarus

Lithuanian customs officers refused to allow a rocket launch system from Belarus to enter the...

Early voting continues, kicks off at embassies

Early voting in Lithuania's presidential runoff and European Parliament elections continues in...

Police busted armed gang of 22 persons in international operation

Lithuania's police said on Wednesday it was involved in an international operation which led to...

Meilutyte retires from professional swimming

Lithuania's Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte announced her decision on Wednesday to end her...