national final on 4 March
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Anyone who follows Jüri Pootsmann, in Stockholm good for last place in the first semifinal, as songfestivalkandidaat for Estonia? That we come to know on 4 March 2017, during the final of Eesti Laul 2017for round. In order to score next year, there will be a change in the competition rules. In 2017 must also submit a song foreign composers.
The two semifinals of the preliminary round by Estonia take place on 11 and 18 February. On 4 March 2017, we know who the preliminary round WINS. The final show goes by in the Hall where the Eurovision Song Contest 2002. There will be twenty songs in the race at Eesti Laul 2017. It could be that there are some which songs submitted by foreign composers, that allowed from 2017. Broadcasting the rules applied to ERR.
Who now fears that Estonia next year with a song produced by a fully Swedish or American team going to come up, has it wrong. Submitted songs still need for half Estonian input . Mart Normet, the executive producer of Eesti Laul, explains why: ‘ if there is foreign input is, the song a cooperation . So we want to avoid typical pop songs get no connection with Estonia submitted themselves. ‘ Composers and artists still have until 1 november to submit their song. A jury selects the twenty songs that we will get to hear so from February.