Estonia: Eesti Laul second semi-final results

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Who will fly the flag for Estonia at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna?  Semi-final two of Eesti Laul 2015, the country’s national selection show, has just concluded, and next week’s Grand Final is complete!

The five acts qualifying from semi-final two are listed below, next to their successful entries.  The qualifiers were determined using a 50/50 Jury/televote split.  As with semi-final one, the Jury was made up of local music industry experts, and Estonia’s 1998 Eurovision Song Contest entrant Koit Toome was once more on the panel.

  • Elina Born & Stig Rästa –  Goodbye to yesterday
  • Triin Niitoja & John4 – This is our choice
  • Kali Briis Band – Idiot
  • Daniel Levi – Burning lights
  • Luisa Värk – Minu päike

Wilhelm, Kruuv, Demie feat. Janice, NimmerSchmidt and Mari were eliminated from Eesti Laul 2015.

The ten acts who will compete at the Grand Final of Eesti Laul 2015, which will take place on Saturday 21 February at the Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn, therefore read as follows:

  • Elisa Kolk – Superlove
  • Elephants from Neptune Unriddle me
  • Robin Juhkental and the Big Bangers – Troubles
  • Maia Vahtramäe – Üle vesihalli taeva
  • The Blurry Lane Exceptional
  • Elina Born & Stig Rästa – Goodbye to yesterday
  • Triin Niitoja & John4 – This is our choice
  • Kali Briis Band – Idiot
  • Daniel Levi – Burning lights
  • Luisa Värk – Minu päike

An official running order will be made known at a later date.  Catch up with Eesti Laul semi-final one action here

Robin Juhkental has previously represented Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest as a member of the band Malcolm Lincoln.  They triumphed at Eesti Laul 2010 with the song Siren, thus securing the golden ticket to the Oslo-hosted contest of that year.

An ERR production, the show was again presented by Helen Sürje and Indrek Vaheoja with added commentary from Mart Juur and Peeter Oja.  A webcast was available via http://otse.err.ee/etv/ .  Social media participation was once more encouraged via Twitter (using the hashtags #eestilaul and #eestilaul2015 ) and the official Eesti Laul Facebook page www.facebook.com/EestiLaul .  A selection of messages were displayed during the show.

Estonia will perform in the first half of semi-final one of the 60th Eurovision Song Contest, to take place at the Wiener Stadthalle in Vienna, Austria, on 19th May.

Who will win Eesti Laul 2015?  What do you think of the finalists and the shows so far?  Stay tuned to esctoday.com for all the very latest news on Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest!

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