Watch Tonight 14/01/2023: Belgium (Final), Estonia (Semi-Final 2), and Norway (Semi-Final 1)

3 countries will broadcast their national selection shows tonight.
As always, here you can find the full guide for all the shows!


Belgium’s Eurosong 2023 Final

When?

20:20-22:00 CET

How to Watch?

Songs and Artists:

7 artists will compete in the final. Each one of them performed 2 songs in the previous episodes and chose their song for the final:

  1. Hunter Falls – Ooh La La
  2. Chérine – Ça m’ennuie pas 
  3. The Starlings  Rollercoaster
  4. Ameerah – The Carnival
  5. Gustaph  Because Of You
  6. Gala Dragot  t ‘inquiète 
  7. Loredana – You Lift Me Up 

Playlist

YouTube playlist

Spotify Playlist

Format

The results will be determined by a 50% professional jury and a 50% public vote.

VRT revealed that 15 music experts will be included in the professional jury panel and these are:

  1. Laura Tesoro (Belgium, Eurovision 2016)
  2. Jérémie Makiese (Belgium, Eurovision 2022)
  3. NikkieTutorials (Host Eurovision 2021, The Netherlands)
  4. Alexander Rybak (2009 Eurovision winner, Norway)
  5. Laura Govaerts (Presenter MNM)
  6. Ann Reymen (Presenter Radio 2)
  7. Korneel De Clercq (Presenter Radio 1)
  8. Thibault Christiaensen (Presenter Studio Brussels)
  9. Francisco Schuster (Actor, singer, dancer)
  10. Leslie Cable (Head of Delegation Eurovision Song Contest RTBF)
  11. Jasper Van Biesen (Songfestival.be and author 65 years of Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest )
  12. Stephan Monsieur (President OGAE Belgium)
  13. André Vermeulen (Retired VRT journalist)
  14. Els Germonpré (Music Coordinator One)
  15. Manu Lammens (Music manager MNM)

The first 4 judged will be present in the arena alongside the show. While the remaining 11 will stay behind the scenes,
They will make expert comments following the live performances.
The jury panel (all 15 members) will grant points that will have a weight of 50% of the final decision.
Each jury member will grant 4-8, 10,12 points to the 7 artists. Therefore, 780 points will be granted by the jury.
780 points from the public will be spread between the artists, based on a proportional sy

Eesti Laul 2023Semi-Final 2

When?

18:30-21:25 CET (with a break between 20:00-20:30)

How to Watch?

Songs and Artists

  1. Inger Awaiting You
  2. Linalakk & Bonzo – Aeg
  3. Meelik Tuju
  4. Elysa Bad Philosophy
  5. Robin Juhkental – Kurbuse matused
  6. M els – So Good At What You Do
  7. Wiiralt – Salalik
  8. Sissi Lighthouse
  9. Carlos Ukareda – Whiskey Won’t Forget
  10. Alika Bridges



Playlist

Links to the digital platform playlist

YouTube
Spotify
Apple Music


Format

  • 10 songs compete in each semifinal. Each semifinal will have 5 qualifiers going through and receiving a ticket for the final.
  • The results of each show will be determined by 2 rounds. In the first round, by a combination of 50% jury vote and 50% public vote. In the second round, the results will be determined by the public vote. 4 artists will qualify from the first round, the 5th one will qualify from the second round.
    • The dates for “Eesti Laul 2023” are:
      • Semi-Final 1: Thursday, 12th January 2023
      • Semi-Final 2: Saturday, 14th January 2023
      • Grand Final: Saturday, 11th February 2023
  • The semi-finals will take place in Viimsi Artium
  • 10 artists will take part in the final.
  • The final will be held at the Tondiraba Ice Hall in Tallinn.


Review


You can read Doron‘s review here

“Melodi Grand Prix 2023” – Semi-Final 1

When?

19:50 – 21:10 CET

How to Watch?

NRK Live stream


Songs and Artists

Running order for semi-final 1:

  1. Alessandra Mele — Queen of Kings (The Voice of Norway)
  2. Erik Næss — Wave
  3. Rasmus Thall — TRESKO
  4. Kate Gulbrandsen — Tårer I Paradis (Eurovision 1987)
  5. Umami Tsunami — Geronimo
  6. Ulrikke — Honestly (Eurovision 2020)
  7. Jowst & Byron Williams Jr — Freaky for the Weekend (JOWST: Eurovision 2017)

Playlist

You can find the full playlist on different digital platforms:

YouTube
Spotify

Format

7 artists will compete for 3 spots in the final.
The results will be based on 100% public vote

Review

You can read Doron‘s written review of semi-final 1 songs here

Doron Lahav is 28 years old guy who lives in Israel. Doron watches Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and also shows interest in singing and writing.

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