๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Submissions for Eesti Laul 2024 to commence on September 15

๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ช Submissions for Eesti Laul 2024 to commence on September 15

Estonian broadcaster ERR has confirmed that the search for its Eurovision 2024 representative will start later this month as submissions for Eesti Laul 2024 commence on September 15.

Changes to the format incoming

The latest development in Eesti Laul was confirmed by ERR, it is expected that submissions will run from September 15, until the end of October. The commencement of the new season comes after its producer Tomi Rahula steps down from their role.

ERR also revealed that the 2024 edition will have a new format, and that the boadcaster is planning to include a largeer jury than before in the competition, so that opinions of many experts and like-minded people in the field of music are taken into account when making the preliminary selection.

Estonia’s Eurovision journey

Estonia has appeared at almost every Eurovision since their debut in 1994. They have won the contest once with Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL in 2001, singing “Everybody”. Other notable Estonian entrants include 3rd placer Sahlene with “Runaway” in 2002 and Ines with “Once In A Lifetime” in 2000, who placed 4th. More recently, their highest-placing entries have been Urban Symphony with “Rรคndajad” in 2009 and Ott Lepland with “Kuula” in 2012, both of which finished in 6th place.

In 2023, Estonia elected to send Alika through Eesti Laul to the Contest with “Bridges”. She successfully qualified for the final and finshed in 8th place with 168 points. Alika finished with 146 points from the juries, and an additional 22 points from the televote.

What do you think of the latest developments in Estonia? Who would you like to see represent Estonia in Sweden? As always, let us know what you think by commenting below. Also, be sure to follow “That Eurovision Site” on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok as we start gearing up for Eurovision 2024!

News Source: ERR

Photo Credit: Sarah Louise Bennett/EBU

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