The first quarter-final of the Eesti Laul song contest was held on Saturday.
The first five semi-finalists were picked on Saturday and will move on to the semi-finals to be held on February 3 and 5. The grand finale of the song contest to determine Estonia's Eurovision song contest performer will be held on February 12.
The first five semi-finalists are:
Evelin Samuel – Waterfall
Stig Rästa – Interstellar
Boamadu – Mitte kauaks
picked by popular vote by people calling in and:
Maian – Meeletu
as picked by a jury made up of Sissi, Synne Valtri, Egert Milder, Maiken, Olav Osolin, Bert Järvet, Vaido Pannel and Andres Puusepp.
A total of 40 songs are competing, with ten going head to head during every quarter-final.
Editor: Marcus Turovski