Yesterday, the first twelve semi-finalists for Eesti Laul 2021 were revealed. Today, ERR has revealed the remaining acts that will be competing in next year’s competition at ‘Ringvaate’, where Karl-Erik Taukar appeared with Tomi Rauhla.
As with yesterday’s reveal, the line-up consisted of returnees of participants who competed in Eesti Laul previously, as well as having artists who have previously represented Estonia at Eurovision, vying for another chance.
The complete line up…
Without further ado, the remaining artists, along with the name of their entries, and the songwriters are as follows:
- Karl Killing – “Kiss Me” (Karl Killing)
- Egert Milder – “Free Again” (Kaspar Kalluste, Matteo Capreoli, Egert Milder)
- Rahel – “Sunday Night” (Rahel Ollisaar, Frederik Küüts)
- Sissi – “Time” (Sissi Nylia Benita, Andrei Zevakin, Kelly Tulvik)
- Alabama Watchdog – “Alabama Watchdog” (Ken Einberg)
- Kristin Kalnapenk – “Find A Way” (Kristin Kalnapenk, Hannes Agur Vellend)
- Tanja – “Best Night Ever” (Timo Vendt, Tanja Mihhailova-Saar, Mikhel Mattisen)
- Heleza – “6” (Karl Hilling, Helena Pōldmaa)
- Uku Hasma – “Kaos” (Uku Hasma, Henri Erik Tammai, Rudolf, Toltsberg)
- Suured tüdrukud – “Heaven’s Not That Far Tonight” (Koit Toome, Gevin Niglas, Karl Killing)
- Kadri Voorand – “Energy” (Kadri Voorand)
- Ivo Linna, Robert Linna, Supernova – “Ma Olen Siin” (Rainer Michleson, Robert Linna)
The finalists revealed today, will be joined by the following artists, which were revealed yesterday:
- Nika Marula – “Calm down” (Andrei Zevakin, Nika Marula, Daniil Kotilevits)
- Kéa – “Hypnotized” (Ketter Orav, Sander Sadam, Alvar Antson)
- Gram-Of-Fun – “Lost In A Dance” (Martin Kuut, Kristel Aaslaid, Raul Ojamaa, Kostja Tsõbulevski, Mikk Simson)
- Jüri Pootsmann – “Magus melanhoolia” (Jüri Pootsmann, Joonas Mattias Sarapuu, Jana Hallas, Aleksi Liski)
- Helen – “Nii kõrgele” (Rob Montes, Jason Hunter, Renae Rain, Helen Randmets)
- Hans Nayna – “One By One” (Vahur Valgmaa, Hans Nayna)
- REDEL – “Tartu” (Kristjan Oden, Indrek Vaheoja)
- Uku Suviste – “The Lucky One” (Uku Suviste, Sharon Vaughn)
- WIIRALT – “Tuuled” (Pat Lyons, Martin Saaremägi)
- Koit Toome – “We Could Have Been Beautiful” (Joonas Parkkonen, Koit Toome, Peppina Pällijeff)
- Andrei Zevakin & Pluuto – “Wingman”: (Andrei Zevakin, Henry Orlov)
- Tuuli Rand – “Üks öö” (Gevin Niglas, Kristel Aaslaid, Tuuli Rand)
The semi-finalists for Eesti Laul 2021 was selected by Bert Prikenfeld, Kaupo Karelson, Jüri Pihel, Jaan Pehk, Anu Varusk, Karl-Erik Taukar, Sten Teppan, Mari-Liis Männik, Ahto Kruusmann, Margus Kamlat, Laura Põldvere, Vaido Pannel, Ra Kõrvits , Dmitri Mikrjukov, Andres Aljaste and Liis Lemsalu.
As previously confirmed, the songs that will be competing in Eesti Laul 2021, will be revealed in a special program which will air in December. The Semi-Finals will take place on 18th & 20th February, with the Final taking place on the 6th March. It’s been confirmed that all shows will take place in Tallinn.
Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest
The baltic country debuted in the contest at 1994 with Silvi Vrait and her song ‘Nagu merelaine’. Since then, Estonia has participated at the Eurovision Song Contest 25 times, and have made it to the final 16 times.
In 2020, Estonia selected Uku Suviste to represent Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020, with his song ‘What Love Is’, which was written by Uku with Sharon Vaughn and produced by Dimitris Kontopoulos. Unfortunately, the contest was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Uku was set to perform 2nd at the 2nd Semi-Final of the 2020 competition.
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