Estonia’s selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Eesti Laul begins this evening with the first semi-final of the event.
In tonight’s semi-final, a total of 10 acts will compete for one of the places in the Eesti Laul 2016 grand final, taking place on the 5 March. Five acts will qualify from the first semi-final and will be decided via a combined public-jury vote.
Tonight’s 10 performances have been pre-recorded at the ERR studios, however the results of the semi-final will be broadcast live.
How to watch
Eesti Laul 2016 will broadcast at 20:35 CET on the following channels:
- Live webcast via err.ee
Semi-final 1 participants
- The Jingles – Love a little bit
- Würffel – I’m facing north
- Mick Pedaja – Seis
- Indrek Ventmann – Hispaania tüdruk
- Cartoon feat. Kristel Aaslaid – Immortality
- Kéa – Lonely boy
- Kati Laev & Noorkuu – Kaugel sinust
- Zebra Island – How many times
- Laura – Supersonic
- Windy Beach – Salty wounds
EST -> Jupike õrritusvideot sellest, mis juba sellel laupäeval kell 21.35 ETV eetris juhtuma hakkab ;)ENG -> Tiny sneak peak of what´s gonna happen this Saturday at 9.35pm on ETV ;)#eestilaul #eestilaul2016
Posted by Eesti Laul on Tuesday, 9 February 2016
Tonight’s qualifiers will join next week’s semi-final 2 qualifiers, meaning a total of 10 acts will compete in the grand final of the 2016 Estonian national selection. The final will take place at the Saku Suurhall in Tallinn and will be hosted by Ott Sepp and Märt Avandi.
Eesti Laul 2016 schedule
- 13/02: Semi-final 1 (Ten participants, 5 qualifiers)
- 20/02: Semi-final 2 (Ten participants, 5 qualifiers)
- 05/03: Final (Ten finalists, winner decided)