Tonight the second semi-final of Eesti Laul 2023 took place and a total of 10 acts competed for the next five spots in the Grand Final. The finalists were found by a mix of jury/public vote. The Final of Eesti Laul will take place on February 11th.
Here is the list of the competing acts for today. The qualifiers are marked in bold.
- Inger – ‘Awaiting You’ (Jury/Televoting Qualifier)
- Linalakk & Bonzo – ‘Aeg’
- Meelik – ‘Tuju’ (Jury/Televoting Qualifier)
- ELYSA – ‘Bad Philosophy’
- Robin Juhkental – ‘Kurbuse matused’
- m els – ‘So Good at What You Do’ (Televoting Qualifier)
- Wiiralt – ‘Salalik’
- Sissi – ‘Lighthouse’ (Jury/Televoting Qualifier)
- Carlos Ukareda – ‘Whiskey Won’t Forget’
- Alika – ‘Bridges’ (Jury/Televoting Qualifier)
This time the jury favourites before the announcement were Meelik, Sissi, Wiiralt and Alika.
The Grand Final participants
Since we know all the qualifiers now, the Grand Final acts list so far looks like this:
|JANEK||House of Glass|
|Andreas||Why Do You Love Me|
|Anett x Fredi||You Need to Move On|
|m els||So Good at What You Do|
The Grand Final of Eesti Laul 2023 will take place in the Tondiraba Ice Hall on February 11, (5pm GMT, 6pm CET, 7pm EET and 4am AEDT). The winner will be decided with two rounds of voting. Firstly, a combined 50/50 jury and public vote to determine the top 3 advancing to the Super-Final. During the super-final, public voting alone will pick the winner to represent Estonia in Turin next May.
The final list has not been completed though
There are still some wildcards left! 2 lucky participants will get a chance to get into the Grand Final show and join the 10 qualifiers from the semi-finals. The acts are to revealed on January 16th during Ringvaade!
Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest
The country joined Eurovision in 1994. The first edition of Eesti Laul, the Estonian national final, was introduced to the public in 2009 and became a very successful project to get higher places for the country and discover new talents of Estonia.
Last year Stefan represented Estonia with his song “Hope”. He qualified for the Grand Final and finished in 13th place with 141 points.
Who was your favourite in this semi-final? Which artist should represent Estonia in Liverpool in your opinion? Let us know!
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