Estonia: Elina Nechayeva wins Eesti Laul 2018!

by Stefano Casellini 3,617 views

Estonia delivered. The Baltic country put together an exciting final to determine the act that will represent Estonia at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon. Here is the result: it’s Elina Nechayeva with La forza!

Among the several national finals of the night, Eesti Laul 2018 delivered an amazing show. The hosts of the night were Ott Sepp and Meelis Kubo.

The contestants

A total of 10 acts battled for Estonia’s Eurovision ticket tonight. They were selected through two semi-finals. Find the results of the first semi final of Eesti Laul 2018 here, and the second here.

These are the finalists:

  1. Karl Kristjan & Karl Killing feat. Wateva – Young
  2. Eliis Pärna & Gerli Padar – Sky
  3. Nika – Knock knock
  4. Sibyl Vane – Thousand words
  5. Stig Rästa – Home
  6. Vajé – Laura (Walk with Me)
  7. Elina Nechayeva – La forza
  8. Frankie Animal – (Can’t keep calling) Misty
  9. Iiris & Agoh – Drop that boogie
  10. Evestus – Welcome to my world

The vote

The jury awarded its points right at the beginning of the show. Jurors included international members as well. Elina Nachayeva clearly placed in first position. The televote, counting for the other 50%, determined the three superfinalists of the night:

  • Stig Rästa – Home
  • Elina Nechayeva – La forza
  • Vajé – Laura (Walk with Me)

A new round of televote was opened to elect the winner of Eesti Laul 2018.

This is how it went:

  1. Elina Nechayeva – La forza
  2. Stig Rästa – Home
  3. Vajé – Laura (Walk with Me)

Therefore, Elina Nechayeva with La forza will represent Estonia at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal! Estonia is set to perform during the first half of the first semi-final on 8 May 2018.

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