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Aftermath 2017 (3): A bad year for the Baltics

In the upcoming days, we take a look at the aftermath of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. In this third episode we talk about the three Baltic nations that all failed to qualify for the final. What went wrong for Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.

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The Shortlist (12) Estonia

Who are the big favorites for Kiev? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we are providing a shortlist of countries that lead the board in the second semi final. Today’s report is about Estonia.

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Estonia: Koit Toome and Laura return to Eurovision

Koit Toome and Laura have won the final of Eesti Laul and will return to the Eurovision Song Contest. After two semi finals and a grand final at the Saku Suurhall Arena in Tallinn, their song ‘Verona’ was selected as the winner and they will thus travel to Kiev.

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Estonia: Read back our coverage of the Eesti Laul final

With no less then 5 former Estonian Eurovision participants in the final line up, Estonia has a huge decision to make. Who will represent them in Kiev and hopefully secure them a second victory, after their first and only victory from 2001.

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Estonia: Kerli was living in solitude to prepare for Eesti Laul

Kerli is one of the main contenders to win the final of Eesti Laul this weekend, and the right to represent Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. Here is a message she recorded for us, especially for her fans.

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Estonia: Five former Eurovision participants all through to Eesti Laul final

The duet of Koit Toome (ESC 1998) & Laura (ESC 2005) has qualified for the final of Eesti Laul. The former Eurovision participants join Elina Born, Ivo Linna and Lenna Kuurmaa, who already qualified last week.

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Estonia: Elina Born and Ivo Linna safely through in Eesti Laul

With many national selection events occurring across Europe tonight, it’s easy to forget that Estonia will be kicking off Eesti Laul this evening. 20 acts have come together for this year’s competition and the first artists for this year’s final will be decided tonight.

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Estonia: Listen to all SF2 songs of Eesti Laul

Eesti Laul revealed the first 10 songs last week. Now ERR, the Estonian broadcaster has released the final 10 today. Several previous Estonian national final entries are back to try again.

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Estonia: Listen to all SF1 songs of Eesti Laul

Estonia is on its way to preselection season. Earlier this season, we reported that no less than four (!) former Eurovision participants will take part in Eesti Laul 2017. Today, broadcaster ERR released some of their entries.

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Estonia: Five Eurovision participants in Eesti Laul selection

Estonia’s preselection will feature no less than five former Eurovision participants. Elina Born (2015), Lenna Kuurmaa (2005), Laura (2005), Koit Toome (1998) and Ivo Linna (1996) all take a second attempt this year.

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