Ilus Eesti, beautiful Estonia. My family's homeland. Estonia's countryside and people have an endearing gentleness about them which you fall in love with slowly and imperceptibly. I have nothing but respect and admiration for Estonians' courage and determination to survive despite centuries of repression, tyranny and foreign occupation. This blog showcases all the things I love about Estonia and seeks to enlighten readers about everything this unique country has to offer.
Monday, 18 March 2013
Birgit Õigemeel Will Represent Estonia at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest
The verdict is in. On March 2nd it was announced that the song selected to represent Estonia at Eurovision in Sweden this year will be "Et uus saaks alguse." After two semi finals, the ten best songs battled it out at the Nokia Music Hall in Tallinn seeing Et uss saaks alguse come out ahead of North Tallinn's hit Meil on aega veel which was voted song of the year in 2012.
Eurovision will take place in Malmo, Sweden on the 14th, 16th and 18th May 2013.
The official CD will be released in April and can be purchased online from http://www.eurovisionshop.tv/