Estonia: ERR confirms participation in Eurovision 2020

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 2,526 views

ERR, the Estonian national broadcaster, has confirmed to ESCToday that Estonia will compete at the forthcoming 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in the Netherlands.

Thus Estonia joins the list of countries of who so far have confirmed their participation at the 2020 ESC edition.

It is more than likely that the Estonian broadcaster will once again use its traditional national selection Eesti Laul to determine its Eurovision entry and act for The Netherlands. More information on the 2020 Estonian Eurovision plan of action will be released in due course.

Estonia in Eurovision

The Baltic nation attempted to join the Eurovision family in 1993 when it competed in the preliminary semifinal in Slovenia, unfortunately Estonia didn’t qualify and had to wait for one more year to enter the competition.

Estonia debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994 with Silvi Vrait and went on to win the competition in 2001 with Tanel Padar and Dave Benton‘s Everybody. The following year the Baltic country successfully hosted the 2002 Eurovision Song Contest in Tallinn.

In 2019 Victor Crone won the Estonian national selection Eesti Laul and won the the right to represent the Baltic country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with his entry Storm, achieving a 20th placing in the Grand Final.