Gallery: Second Eesti Laul semi-final takes place on Saturday

On Friday, the rehearsals for the second semi-final of the song contest Eesti Laul took place at Tallinn's Saku Suurhall. The winners will compete in the final to become Estonia's Eurovision entry.

On Saturday, 12 performers will compete to become be among the finalists on March 6. The competing singers and their songs are listed below:

1. Sissi: "Time"
2. Gram-Of-Fun: "Lost In A Dance"
3. Kadri Voorand: "Energy"
4. Helen: "Nii kõrgele"
5. Redel: "Tartu"
6. Rahel: "Sunday Night"
7. Uku Haasma: "Kaos"
8. Heleza: "6"
9. Uku Suviste: "The Lucky One"
10. Alabama Watchdog: "Alabama Watchdog"
11. Jüri Pootsmann: "Magus melanhoolia"
12. Suured Tüdrukud: "Heaven's Not That Far Tonight"

Eesti Laul has two semi-finals each featuring 12 artists. Six from each then compete in the final.

The first semi-final took place on Thursday and the six artists who made it through were Karl Killing, Koit Toome, Egert Milder, Ivo and Robert Linna, Hans Naya and Andrei Zevakin & Pluuto.

You can listen to the songs here. 

There will be no audience at the semi-finals this year due to the coronavirus pandemic but the broadcast can be watched online on

Health Board: Safety measures were ignored in Eesti Laul semi-final

The Health Board received multiple inquiries on Friday concerning non-observance of safety measures during the first semifinal of the Eesti Laul competition on Thursday.

"It is extremely regrettable that safety measures were not observed during the event. The Health Board reminds the organizers of Eesti Laul and all participants that the restrictions have not been devised to harass someone, but in order to contain the spread of the virus," Director General of the Health Board Üllar Lanno said.

He said organizers must take into account that the event attracts a lot of public attention and it is extremely important to set a good example and follow the rules.


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Editor: Helen Wright

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