Liverpool 2023🇪🇪 Estonia

ALIKA wins the Estonian ticket to Liverpool!

ALIKA will represent Estonia at Eurovision 2023 in Liverpool! This became clear tonight, as the final of Eesti Laul took place in Tondiraba Ice Hall. ALIKA qualified from the second semifinal, and defeated Ollie an Bedwetters in the superfinal.

Tonight’s show

The running order in tonight’s final was as follows:

  1. Tuju – Meelik
  2. Awaiting You – Inger
  3. House of Glass – Janek
  4. Bad Philosophy – Elysa
  5. So Good (At What You Do) – M els
  6. Monsters – Bedwetters
  7. Why Do You Love Me – Andreas
  8. Bridges – Alika
  9. You Need to Move On – Anett & Fredi
  10. Venom – Ollie
  11. Üks samm korraga – Mia
  12. Lighthouse – Sissi

The results of the first round was decided by a 50/50 split between televote and international jury. The following three acts proceeded to the super final:

  1. Venom – Ollie
  2. Monsters – Bedwetters
  3. Bridges – Alika

The winner of the superfinal was decided by 100% televote, and when the votes had been counted ALIKA was the winner, with 42% of the votes.

Non-competing acts

In addition to the competing acts, ETV treated us to a great line-up of extra acts. The opening act was the folk group Zetod, who performed a new version of last year’s Estonian song “Hope”, performed in the seto language. Among others we also got performances from last year’s representative, Stefan, and Ines, who represented Estonia at Eurovision in Stockholm in 2000.

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