Marijonas Mikutavicius - Euro Basket 2011 - Official Song
- Publisert 24. august 2012
Music and sport – together ! The European Basketball Championship of 2011, universally referred to as EuroBasket 2011, will be the 37th continental championship held by FIBA Europe. The competition will be hosted by Lithuania. This will be the second time Lithuania has hosted Eurobasket, and the first since the restoration of its independence in 1990.
Lithuania originally hosted the 1939 European Basketball Championship. The official song for EuroBasket 2011 is performed by Lithuanian singers Marijonas, Mantas and Mia ! Enjoy the song ! And welcome to Lithuania – discover the country and basketball !
Eurobasket 2011 official song Marijonas, Mantas, Mia - Celebrate Basketball. This is official song of Europe basketball championship 2011, which was held on August 31 st, 2011 in Lithuania!!!
Marijonas Mikutavičius (born 19 April 1971 in Lazdijai) is a popular Lithuanian singer, musician and songwriter, a television journalist, a comedian and a talk show host from Vilnius. He is best known for his sports anthem Trys Milijonai
as well as an official Eurobasket 2011 song Celebrate Basketball and for representing his country at Eurovision Song Contest 2006 as part of LT United. Marijonas is Born in Lazdijai, at the age of 9 Mikutavičius moved with the family to Vilnius where he later entered, and in 1994 graduated the Faculty of Communication of the Vilnius University as a master in journalism.
While studying at the university, Mikutavičius worked for periodicals and as a Vakaro žinios (Evening News) reporter for Lithuanian television. He also played in a rock band Bovy, toured around Europe and sang in the Scandinavian countries, Germany, and Eastern Europe, and gained recognition as the best vocalist at the Liepājas dzintars (Liepāja's amber) music festival in 1995.
He has been working as a screenwriter and a participant in a variety of programs, usually youth oriented, on Lithuanian National Radio and Television and on major commercial TV channels LNK and Lithuanian TV3. He has hosted Vakaras su Marijonu (An Evening with Marijonas), a talk show on LNK. He also works as a Lietuvos rytas daily (Lithuanian Morning) correspondent.
Mikutavičius is the author of a number of hit songs which stand at the top of the music charts in Lithuania. As the author of the popular song Trys Milijonai, he became a Bravo 2000 music award winner (Bravo is a Lithuanian analogue of BRIT Awards voted by the music industry people); he is also a recipient of the Radiocentras music award (voted by the listeners).
In 2004, a Lithuanian music recording company "Intervid" released his album Pasveikinkit vieni kitus (Greeting Each Other), which included 2 versions of "Trys Milijonai". This album reached the platinum award for sales in Lithuania (sold 20,000 copies early in 2004 and more than 30,000 copies by 2005). February–March 2005 saw a controversy in the media, which arose from the rumors that Mikutavičius apparently, unilaterally sold the rights of the song for 5 years to "Intervid".
Tracklist: 01: Nr.1 02: Mano Žemė 03: Mano Didžiausia Žuvis 04: Širdies Neskauda 05: Gal Mums Pakeliui 06: Sugrįžimas 07: Dvylika Savaičių Sniego 08: Savaitgalis Ateina 09: Degančios Rankos 10: Baigėme Mokyklą
Release: 2008 Sjanger: Rock Label: Promostar
Tracklist: 01: Bliamba, Juk Aš Tave Myliu 02: Ant Kalno Mūrai 03: Atidaryk Duris feat. Gabrielė Malinauskaitė 04: Ar Prisimeni Tu Mus? 05: Falling Down 06: Kalėdos 07: Kas Tu? feat. Erica Jennings 08: Man Gera Čia feat. Aistė Smilgevičiūtė 09: Nubusk feat. Aistė Smilgevičiūtė 10: Aš Miręs 11: Ar Mylėsi Tu Mane? 12: Jeigu Tu Nori 13: Dabar Geriausi Mūsų Vakarai 14: Pakeliui Namo 15: Pasveikinkit Vieni Kitus 16: Trys Milijonai
Release: 2007 Sjanger: Pop / Rock Label: Zuzi Records
Tracklist: 01: Pasveikinkit Vieni Kitus 02: Ar Mylėsi Tu Mane 03: Apie Mus feat. Neda Malūnavičiūtė 04: Jeigu Tu Nori 05: Atidaryk Duris 06: Ar Prisimeni Tu Mus 07: Leaving Home 08: My Woman (In A Wedding Dress) 09: Velnias, Man Patinka Kalėdos 10: Pakeliui Namo 11: Bliamba, Juk Aš Tave Myliu 12: Šokis Lietuje feat. Neda Malūnavičiūtė 13: Jūratės Ir Kastyčio Meilės Duetas (Iš Roko Operos "Jūratė Ir Kastytis")
feat. Aistė Smilgevičiūtė 14: Atsisveikinimas (Iš Roko Operos "Jūratė Ir Kastytis") feat. Aistė Smilgevičiūtė 15: Aš Miręs 16: Trys Milijonai 17: Trys Milijonai (Pankų Remix)
Release: 2004 Sjanger: Rock Label: Intervid
Tracklist: 01: Bliamba, Juk Aš Tave Myliu 02: Bliamba, Juk Aš Tave Myliu (Spookee Remix) 03: Bliamba, Juk Aš Tave Myliu (Happyendless Remix) 04: 3 Milijonai 05: 3 Milijonai (Remix Happyendless DAIGAS)
Release: 2002 Sjanger: Rock Label: Intervid
Marijonas Mikutavičius - Velnias, man patinka Kalėdos ("Damn, I Like Christmas") (Single)
Marijonas Mikutavičius - Pakeliui Namo ("On Our Way Home") (Single)
Marijonas Mikutavičius - Aš miręs ("I'm Dead") (Single)
Marijonas Mikutavičius - Trys Milijonai ("Three Million"), a hit song; the official song for Lithuania at the Sydney Olympic Games and a popular unofficial Lithuanian sports anthem. (Single)
Marijonas Mikutavičius - Nebetyli Sirgaliai (Celebrate Basketball), a hit song; which is extremely catchy; the official basketball anthem for the 2011 Basketball Euro Championships (hosted in Lithuania); represent the nation's faith and passion for Basketball (Single)