The second semi final of the long-running Estonian national final, Eesti Laul, wrapped up tonight and gave us the names of the final six songs and artists that will be advancing to the selection's Grand Final later this month. Also held in Tartu like the first semi final, 12 more artists battled it out for 6 spots in the Eesti Laul grand final, where the final 12 will bring their A-game to win the privilege of flying the Estonian flag at the Eurovision Song Contest set to be
The first six artists to qualify to the Grand Final of Eesti Laul 2020 were decided by the public and jury at the first semi final held tonight, February 13th, in Tartu. A total of 12 artists competed in the first semi final, the first four artists to reach the final were chosen by a jury and the final two qualifiers were decided by the public vote. The second semi final will take place on Saturday February 15th in Tartu, and will be available to watch on the ERR ETV website.
The lucky artist that will have the opportunity to fly the Estonian flag in Rotterdam will soon be chosen by the long-running national final, Eesti Laul, next month. This year’s candidates gave us a mixture of genres that range from ballads to country and pop to minimalist bops. This article is here to give you a run down of every song from the 24 semifinalists, showcasing the potential of each entry in its own unique way. Every song in a national final has winning potential,
On the official Eesti Laul social media accounts, its was revealed this morning that 178 songs had been submitted to the Estonian selection, used to choose the country's participant for the Eurovision Song Contest. This includes 102 songs in foreign languages and 76 songs in the Estonian language. Head of Eesti Laul, musician Tomi Rahula hinted although the number of submissions is lower than previous years, the number of stories within the songs has risen. Rahula also said:
Tartu and Tallinn have again been announced as the semi-final and final destinations for the Estonian selection show in 2020. Both semi-finals will be held on the 13th and 15th of February at the University of Tartu Sports Hall and the Saku Suurhall in Tallinn remains the venue for the Grand Final on the 29th of February. The submission period for songs is still ongoing, with the deadline being set for the 6th November 2019. ERR, the Estonian broadcaster, also announced that
ERR, the Estonian national broadcaster, has just revealed the full results of the public vote of Saturday's national final. The results showed that Victor Crone tied with Sissi on 14 points, with Crone taking the 3rd and final slot in the superfinal of Eesti Laul as a result of him receiving more public votes than Sissi. If Sissi took 1 more point from the jury, she would have knocked out the now representative of Estonia from the competition and would have taken the final sl
The Estonian broadcaster ERR have announced that the jury that will be voting in the final of Eesti Laul 2019 will comprise entirely of international members. This is the first time in the history of Eesti Laul that there will be no Estonian jury members. The international jury, which will be voting in the first round of voting of the Eesti Laul final, will account for 50% of the overall score. The Estonian broadcaster explained the reason for them introducing an internationa
Yesterday, Eurovoxx reported details of the up and coming Estonian national final, Eesti Laul, and confirmed that tickets for the shows would go on sale this morning. Now, the national broadcaster has confirmed that they have received 216 songs for their national final. It was revealed by Tomi Rahula yesterday evening, on ETV that 216 songs had been submitted. The figure is down on those received by the channel last year, and bucks the trend from other national finals such
Estonia's long-running National Selection process 'Eesti Laul' has already been confirmed for next year and details were already released about plans to mix up the format a little bit next year; making the semi finals live and making the contest bigger than ever. Speaking on Estonian television this morning, Eesti Laul producer Tomi Rahula has released further information about plans for Eesti Laul 2019 - including that tickets are going on sale tomorrow morning! Tickets for
Estonia's Eurovision Song Contest host broadcaster, ERR, has confirmed the country's participation in the 2019 contest as well as the continued use of Eesti Laul to select the Estonian Eurovision representative. Eesti Laul was introduced in 2009 to replace the Eurolaul festival, and the former has since become one of the most popular and successful shows in Estonia, returning Estonia four top 10 finishes in Eurovision since the show's inception - in 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2018.