Estonia Eesti Laul 2020 Semi-final 1
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Eesti Laul 2020: Semi-final 1 results

Check out the results of the first semi-final of Estonia’s national selection Eesti Laul 2020

Tonight Estonia kicked off its national selection with Eesti Laul 2020 and its first semi-final. The semi-finals are held in Tartu, as opposed to Tallinn, where it has been held in the previous years. The shows are hosted by singer and television host Karl-Erik Taukar and comedian Tõnis Niinemets.

Both semi-finals consist of twelve acts, from each semi-final six acts qualify for the final, from where three go head-to-head in the superfinal.

Eesti Laul 2020 – Semi-final 1

First round of voting

Voting50% jury
50% televoting

Second round of voting

Voting100% televoting

Eesti Laul 2020

Eesti Laul 2020 will be the twelfth edition of the Estonian national selection Eesti Laul, which will select Estonia's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020.

  • Semi-final 1: 13 February 2020
  • Semi-final 2: 15 February 2020
  • Final: 29 February 2020

12 songs will compete in each of the Semi-finals, and half of them will proceed to the final, held on 29 February 2020.

In Eesti Laul 2020, the format is the same as in the previous years: 12 songs will compete in two semi-finals where six qualify from each. In the first round of voting the combination score of judges and public voters determine the first four finalists and in the second round scores go to zero and public votes through two more acts. In the final, three super finalists are chosen to proceed to the next round, again only the public votes and chose the winner.

Estonia in Eurovision Song Contest

Estonia has participated in Eurovision Song Contest 25 times by now, first in 1994. Estonia has participated every year, except 1995. Estonia has managed to qualify to the grand final only 7 out of 16 times.

Estonia has won just once, in year 2001 with the song "Everybody" performed by Tanel Padar and Dave Benton and 2XL.

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