Yes, it’s that time of year again! Super Saturday is here for 2021 and there are no less than six shows for Eurofans to lap up on Saturday evening. With three countries deciding for Rotterdam this evening and three more semi-finals across Europe, there’s a lot to keep track of in a short space of time.
So how do you plan your evening? Let us help you, with all the details of every show across Europe, including our weekly Mattitude live stream late this evening! Here’s your full guide to Super Saturday 2021…
ESTONIA – Eesti Laul Semi-Final 2 (18:30 CET)
After six songs qualified for the Eesti Laul final on Thursday, we return to Saku Suurhall in Tallinn to see the remaining twelve semi-finalists. They are;
- Sissi – Time
- Gram-Of-Fun – Lost in a Dance
- Kadri Voorand – Energy
- Helen – Nii kõrgele
- REDEL – Tartu
- Rahel – Sunday Night
- Uku Haasma – Kaos
- Heleza – 6
- Uku Suviste – The Lucky One
- Alabama Watchdog – Alabama Watchdog
- Jüri Pootsmann – Magus melanhoolia
- Suured tüdrukud – Heaven’s Not That Far Tonight
Notable artists here include Uku Suviste, the reigning Eesti Laul champion and the artist chosen for Estonia in 2020, 2016 representative Jüri Pootsmann, and the Winny Puuh members of REDEL.
Four songs will qualify for the Eesti Laul final via a 50/50 combination of jury and televoting, with two more songs being saved by a second round of public voting.
FINLAND – Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (20:00 CET)
Finland will select their entry for Rotterdam this evening, with another hosting of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu from the Mediapolis TV studio in Tampere. Antti Tuisku will host the show, with the following seven entries taking part;
- Teflon Brothers x Pandora – I Love You
- Aksel – Hurt
- Laura – Play
- Danny – Sinä päivänä kun kaikki rakastaa mua
- Oskr – Lie
- Blind Channel – Dark Side
- Ilta – Kelle mä soitan
The line-up features UMK 2020 winner Aksel as well as two-time Estonian representative Laura. Danny will also be making his eighth attempt to represent Finland at the contest, in a fifth different decade; his first attempt came all the way back in 1966!
A combination of Finnish televotes (75% of the result) and international juries (25%) will decide this year’s Finnish entry for Eurovision.
NORWAY – Melodi Grand Prix (18:55 CET)
Norway is another Nordic nation making their decision this evening, with an early start for tonight’s Melodi Grand Prix final.
- Atle Pettersen – World on Fire
- Raylee – Hero
- Stavangerkameratene – Who I Am
- Kiim – My Lonely Voice
- Blåsemafian ft. Hazel – Let Loose
- Emmy – Witch Woods
- Tix – Fallen Angel
- Kaja Rode – Feel Again
- Rein Alexander – Eyes Wide Open
- IMERIKA – I Can’t Escape
- KEiiNO – Monument
- Jorn – Faith Bloody Faith
PORTUGAL – Festival da Canção Semi-Final 1 (22:05 CET)
Festival da Canção begins once more in Portugal, with ten acts opening this year’s competition. Jorge Gabriel and Sónia Araújo will host this evening’s show from the RTP studios in Lisbon, with the following acts taking part in the show;
- The Black Mamba – Love Is on My Side
- Valéria – Na mais profunda saudade
- mema. – Claro coma água
- Nadine – Cheguei aqui
- Miguel Marôco – Girassol
- Fábia Maia – Dia lindo
- Irma – Livros
- Karetus & Romeu Bairos – Saudade
- Sara Afonso – Contramão
- IAN – Mundo
Five of the songs will qualify for the grand final of Festival da Canção on 6th March, thanks to a combination of jury member voting and televoting, joining five more songs from next weekend’s second semi-final.
SPAIN – Destino Eurovisión (22:00 CET)
Back in December, Spanish broadcaster RTVE decided that a selection would be needed to decide Blas Cantó’s song for Rotterdam. In the end, two songs were put forward, and tonight Blas Cantó will perform his two candidate entries for Eurovision 2021; “Memoria” and “Voy a quedarme”.
Alongside the performances of the two songs, the Eurovisión gala will feature performances from Vanesa Martín, Nia, Andrés Suárez, Cepeda, Roi and two former Spanish representatives; Pastora Soler and Edurne.
Public voting alone will decide this year’s Spanish Eurovision entry, via telephone, SMS and RTVE’s Eurovisión app, with the winner becoming Blas’ song for Rotterdam.
SWEDEN – Melodifestivalen Semi-Final 3 (20:00 CET)
Melodifestivalen continues tonight with seven more acts taking to the stage in Annexet, Stockholm, with Christer Björkman joined by Jason Diaketé (Timbuktu) on hosting duties. Tonight’s seven acts and their songs are;
- Charlotte Perrelli – Still Young
- Emil Assergård – Om allting skiter sig
- Klara Hammarström – Beat of Broken Hearts
- Mustasch – Contagious
- Elisa – Den du är
- Alvaro Estrella – Baila Baila
- Tusse – Voices
Notable names here include Eurovision winner and Melfest veteran performer Charlotte Perelli, returnees Klara Hammarström and Alvaro Estrella and famous rock group Mustasch making their Melfest debut.
As always, two songs will go direkt til finalen, with the songs in 3rd and 4th place reaching the second chance round.
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