Estonia: ERR has received 202 entries for Eesti Laul 2022

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ERR, the Estonian national broadcaster, has received a total of 202 entries for Eesti Laul 2022.

The Estonian broadcaster has received 202 songs for its forthcoming 2022 national selection- Eesti Laul: 84 songs are in Estonian whilst the latter are in English, Spanish and French. Seven of the singers who have submitted an entry have already represented Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest.

The Eesti Laul 2022 song submission window closed yesterday. ERR will now evaluate all submitted songs and shorlist them for Eesti Laul 2022.

Eesti Laul 2022

Eesti Laul 2022 will consist of a total of 7 shows ( 4 quarter finals, 2 semifinals and 1 Grand Final). A total of 40 songs will partake in the competition.

The 2022 Estonian Eurovision entry and act will be determined on 12 February 2022 during the Grand Final of Eesti Laul 2022. The Quarterfinals will be held from 20 November 2021- 11  December 2021 whilst the semi-finals have been set for 3rd and 5th February 2022.

The competition will consist of four different stages:

  • Pre-audition
  • Four Quarter Finals
  • Two Semi Finals
  • Grand Final

Eesti Laul  2022 Calendar

  • 20/11/2021 – Quarterfinal #1
  • 27/11/2021- Quarterfinal #2
  • 04/12/2021 – Quarterfinal #3
  • 11/12/2021- Quarterfinal #4
  • 03/02/2022- Semifinal #1
  • 05/02/2022- Semifinal #2
  • 12/02/2022- Grand Final

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 2021 Uku Suviste represented Estonia at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest with his entry ‘The Lucky One‘.

Source: ERR

 

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