Saku Suurhall, the host of 2002 Eurovision Song Contest final, have also hosted for the final night of Eesti Laul 2017 to select Estonian entry for upcoming Eurovision event. At the end of this colorful & delightful night, Koit Toome & Laura achieved victory with the song Verona.
The five entries that qualified from each of the two preceding semi-finals, all together ten songs, have competed during the show. The opening was made by very last Estonian participation Jüri Pootsmann with the the help of previous artist Stig Rästa. As you know he was one of the song writers the song Play, and also one of competing entries In or Out which was sung by Elina Born.
Liis Lemsalu – Keep Running
Koit Toome & Laura – Verona
Whogaux & Karl-Kristjan feat. Maian – Have You Now
Lenna Kuurmaa – Slingshot
Daniel Levi – All I Need
Elina Born – In or Out
Ivo Linna – Suur loterii
Rasmus Rändvee – This Love
Ariadne – Feel Me Now
Kerli – Spirit Animal
Ps: You can watch all performances by clicking on the songs.
The format of the competition includes two semi-finals on 11 and 18 February 2017 and a final on 4 March 2017. Ten songs competed in each semi-final and the top five from each semi-final have qualified to complete the ten-song lineup in the final. The results of the semi-finals were determined by the 50/50 combination of votes from a professional jury and public televoting for the first 4, then the final spot will be decided in a second round of voting by televote only. The winning song in the final was selected over two rounds of voting: the first round results selected the top three songs via the 50/50 combination of jury and public voting, while the second round (super final) determined the winner solely by public televoting.
|Final – 4 March 2017|
|1||Liis Lemsalu||“Keep Running”||6||4||10||7|
|2||Koit Toome & Laura||“Verona”||5|
|3||Whogaux & Karl-Kristjan feat. Maian||“Have You Now”||8||4|
|5||Daniel Levi||“All I Need”||2||3||5||9|
|6||Elina Born||“In or Out”||1||1||2||10|
|7||Ivo Linna||“Suur loterii”||4||8||12||5|
|8||Rasmus Rändvee||“This Love”||10|
|9||Ariadne||“Feel Me Now”||3||7||10||6|
According to first votes Kerli, Koit Toome & Laura and Rasmus Rändvee took a chance to perform once more at second round to get sms from public. In this round Koit Toome & Laura had the highest votes and win a ticket to fly Kyiv as Estonian participant of the year.
|Super Final – 4 March 2017|
|Rasmus Rändvee||“This Love”||3|
|Koit Toome & Laura||“Verona”||1|