The 2018 Estonian Eurovision hopeful Elina Nechayeva was in Portugal recently in order to film her Eurovision postcard. She visited the magnificent district of Sintra where she got to experience the sights and sounds of the town and recorded her postcard.
The delegations and participants of the 43 participating countries at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest will be travelling to Portugal prior to the contest in order to film their respective presentation postcards. Each artist will be portrayed in an activity or a challenge.
The postcards will showcase the beauty of Portugal and will portray the Eurovision artists enjoying the sights and sounds of the host country.
The presentation postcards serve as a massive platform for the host country to promote its tourism and showcase itself on a global scale as millions of viewers tune in to watch Europe’s favorite television show. The Eurovision Song Contest reaches households beyond Europe, from Australia to Argentina, from China to New Zealand, from USA to India etc.
The Estonian postcard
The Estonian Eurovision postcard will depict the 2018 Estonian Eurovision hopeful Elina Nechayeva at Sintra’s Quinta da Regaleira.
What a crazy experience!😱 It was super scary but I did it! La Forza was with me💪🏻 Thank You Portugal and lovely Sintra!💜 I’m very thankful for professional Portuguese team💕 It will be lovely postcard for Eurovision 😁 . . . . . . . . #elinanechayeva #laforza #eurovision2018 #portugal #sintra #travelgram #mountains
Greetings and kisses from Quinta de Regaleira in Sintra, Portugal🇵🇹❤️ Initiation Well contains nine platforms, which are said to be “reminiscent of the Divine Comedy by Dante and the nine circles of Hell, the nine sections of Purgatory and the nine skies which constitute Paradise.”✨ . . . . . #portugal #sintra #elinanechayeva #eurovision2018 #laforza #love
Elina Nechayeva was crowned the winner of the 2018 Estonian national final and will represent Estonia at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with her entry La Forza.
Estonia in Eurovision
Estonia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994 with Silvi Vrait and has won the competition once in 2001 with Tanel Padar and Dave Benton’s Everybody. The Baltic country successfully hosted the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest in Tallinn.
Estonia will compete in the First Semi-final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest on 8 May in Lisbon.