It’s time for some baltic news, ERR (Estonian Broadcaster) has revealed today 12 out of 24 participants in Eesti Laul 2020.
Estonia will choose an artist and song via Eesti Laul 2020. 12 songs will compete in each semi-final. The first semi-final will be held on the 13th of February 2020. The competing acts in the first semi-final will be revealed on the TV show “Ringvaade” on the 13th of November 2020. The second semi-final will be held on the 15th of February 2020. The final will be held on the 29th of February 2020.
In each semi-final will participate 12 artists. The voting will include two rounds. On the first round, televoting and a jury will pick 8 songs to continue. On the second round, televoting will determine which 6 songs out of 8 will qualify for the final. The final will include two rounds: On the first round, televoting and a jury will determine the top 3 songs. In the second round (“superfinal”), 3 songs will compete and the winner will be decided only by televoting.
The confirmed competing acts
Laura – Break Me
Stefan – By My side
Uku Suviste – What Love Is
Renate – Videomang
Marilis Jogeva – Unistitutes
Rasmus Randvee – Young
ZiggyWild – Lean On Me
Little Mess – Without a Reason
Traffic – Üks Kord Veel
Jaagup Tuisk – Beautiful Lie
Shira – Out In Space
Kruuv – Leelo
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🔻 ESIMESED 12 🔻 “By My Side” – STEFAN “Leelo” – Kruuv “Out In Space” – SHIRA “Beautiful Lie” – Jaagup Tuisk “Without a Reason” – Little Mess “Lean On Me” – Ziggy Wild “What Love Is” – Uku Suviste “Üks kord veel” – Traffic “Young” – Rasmus Rändvee “Unistustes” – Mariliis Jõgeva “Videomäng” – Renate “Break Me” -Laura • 🔺First 12!🔺 Who are you most excited about?! #EestiLaul2020 #EestiLaul
There are some familiar names
Laura represented Estonia on two occasions: in 2005 as a part of Suntribe group and in 2017 together with Koit Toome. Moreover, Laura competed in previous editions of Eesti Laul: 2007,2009,2011,2016 but then she didn’t win in the competition.
Stefan had participated twice in Eesti Laul. In 2018, as a part of the dual Vaje. They finished in 3rd place in the super-final. Stefan participated also in Eesti Laul 2019 as a solo artist and again he finished in 3rd place in the super-final.
Uku Suviste participated twice in Eesti Laul. in 2017, he was eliminated in the semi-final, while in 2019 he ended in the 2nd place in the super final with “Pretty Little Liar“.
Rasmus Randvee participated in “Eesti Laul 2017”. He performed the song “This Love” and ended in 3rd place in the super-final
The band Traffic will perform the song “Üks Kord Veel“. The song was written by Stig Rästa and Victor Crone. Victor represented Estonia in Eurovision 2019. Stig was among the composers and writers of Estonia songs in Eurovision 2015,2016,2019 and he even was a part of the duel that represented Estronia in Eurovision 2015.
Little Mess band will perform “Without a Reason” which was co-written together with Tanja who represented Estonia in Eurovision 2014 and competed in “Eesti Laul 2019”
Another 12 artists will be revealed tomorrow!