The acts, songs, and writers of the songs that will participate in the 2016 Eesti Laul were revealed a few days ago. Today it was announced that the semi-final allocation and the running order have been decided on.
The Semi-Final allocation and Running Order are:
The Jingles – Love a Little Bit
Würffel – I’m Facing North
Mick Pedaja – Seis
Indrek Ventmann – Hispaania tüdruk
Cartoon & Kristel Aaslaid – Immortality
Kéa – Lonely Boy
Kati Laev – Kaugel sinust
Zebra Island – How Many Times
Laura – Supersonic
Windy Beach – Salty Wounds
Go Away Bird – Sally
Jüri Pootsmann – Play
Meisterjaan – Parmupillihullus
I Wear* Experiment – Patience
Púr Múdd – Meet Halfway
Grete Paia – Stories Untold
Põhja-Tallinn – Ei ole mul olla
Anett Kulbin – Strong
Gertu Pabbo – Miljon korda
La La Ladies – Unikaalne
Semi Final 1 will take place on the 13th of February. Semi-Final 2 will take place on the 20th of February. The Final will take place on the 5th of March, where the Estonian representative will be decided. Eesti Laul will use 50% televote and 50% jury throughout the shows.
Estonia returned to their former glory in 2015, after failing to qualify in the 2014 contest. Elina Born & Stig Rästa performed “Goodbye to Yesterday” in Vienna, where they ended 7th in the Grand Final.