Tonight, Estonia held the final of Eesti Laul, in order to select their Eurovision 2021 representative. After a spectacular show, it was revealed that Uku Suviste has once again won the ticket to represent Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “The Lucky One”.
After his win Eesti Laul, Uku joins the long list of Eurovision 2020 participants, who are given the chance to represent their country at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
12 acts fought for the Estonian ticket for Eurovision
After two semi-finals last month, 24 acts became 12, and then 12 became one. The competing acts tonight are as follows:
- Egert Milder – Free Again
- Suured tüdrukud – Heaven’s Not That Far Tonight
- Hans Nayna – One By One
- Ivo Linna, Robert Linna, Supernova -Ma olen siin
- Karl Killing – Kiss Me
- Uku Suviste – The Lucky One
- Sissi – Time
- Jüri Pootsmann – Magnus melanhoolia
- Redel – Tartu
- Koit Toome – We Could Have Been Beautiful
- Andrei Zevakin & Pluuto – Wingman
- Kadri Voorand – Energy
From then on, the three superfinalists were Jüri Pootsmann, Sissi and Uku Suviste, after receiving the highest points from the Jury & Televoters. With the second round of voting, Uku was victorious after securing the highest amount of votes from the public.
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
The Baltic country made their Eurovision debut in 1994 with Silvi Vrait and her song ‘Nagu merelaine’. Since then, Estonia has participated at the Eurovision Song Contest 25 times, and has made it to the final 16 times.
Last year Estonia selected Uku Suviste to represent them 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 cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, this year ERR gave him direct selection to the Semi-Finals.
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