Mango was a popular Lithuanian girl trio. Created in 1998, it immediately had hits with the covers Pavasariniai žiedai (Spring Blossoms) and Svetimi (Strangers). During its ten-year career Mango released 12 albums that collectively sold some 310,000 copies. It was recognized as the Band of the Year by Radiocentras Awards (2000 and 2001) and by Bravo Awards (2000).The group was created and produced by brothers Mindaugas and Gintaras Bendžius. Members of the group Rima Petrauskyte, Viktorija (Vika) Perminaite and Asta Bridikyte were selected after a special competition, organised by Bendžius brothers and composer Žilvinas Liulys. In 2004, Bridikyte left the group and was replaced by Lina Kaklyte. The band announced its retirement in 2007 with a release of the third compilation of its best songs and a good-bye tour across Lithuania, including special appearances for Lithuanian communities in England, Ireland, and United States, with the final concert on March 31, 2008 in Šiauliai Arena.