Participants in the first semi-final (10/02/18)
Participants in the second semi-final (17/02/18)
Five acts from each semi-final will proceed to the final on 3rd March. The qualifiers will be determined by a 50/50 combination of televotes and votes from a professional jury for the first four acts. The final act will be chosen through a second round of televoting. In the final a 50/50 combination will be used to select the top three, and the winner will be then decided solely by the public.
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Estonia has a successful record in the Eurovision Song Contest having won in 2001 with Everybody performed by Dave Benton and Tanel Padar. Between 1996 and 2002 Estonia finished in the top ten on six occasions. Since Eesti Laul was introduced in 2009 the country has made it to the Grand Final five times.