Estonia has “Hope” in Stefan as he is crowned the winner of Eesti Laul 2022

February 12, 2022

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Stefan has won Eesti Laul 2022 and will represent Estonia at Eurovision 2022 with his song "Hope"!

The final of Eesti Laul, which saw 10 acts participating, was hosted live from Eurovision 2002 venue, Saku Suurhall, in Tallinn to an audience of around 500 spectators, and was hosted by Eurovision 1996 participant, Maarja-Liis Ilus, Priit Loog and Eurovision 2016 participant, Jüri Pootsmann.

  1. Elina Nechayeva – “Remedy”
  2. Andrei Zevakin feat. Grete Paia – “What Now”
  3. Jaagup Tuisk – “Kui vaid”
  4. Elysa – “Fire”
  5. Ott Lepland – “Aovalguses”
  6. Stig Rästa – “Interstellar”
  7. Minimal Wind ft. Elisabeth Tiffany – “What To Make Of This”
  8. Stefan – “Hope”
  9. Anna Sahlene – “Champion”
  10. Black Velvet – “Sandra”

The voting in the final was split in to two parts. After the first round of voting, the three acts with the highest scores advanced to the super final. These three acts were chosen by a mix of 50% jury vote and 50% public vote. 

The jury was made up of Estonian and international persons, including Mr. Lordi and Natalie Horler of Cascada. Minimal Wind ft. Elisabeth Tiffany won the first round of voting, topping the jury vote and public vote. Stefan and Elysa completed the top three.

In the super final, the winner was decided through 100% public vote. The three super finalists did not perform their songs again. Instead, a recap was shown of their original final performance.

What did you think of tonight’s show? Are you happy with the winning song? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

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