Eurovision Fest

Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest

Member Trophies Nul points Last place Qualification rate
1994–Present 1 1 47.37%
Flag Flag Flag Flag Flag
Eurovision Fest Standing Points for Points against Points difference
#17 1,375 2,094 -719

Estonia (known as Eestimaa in the official language of Estonia, Estonian) is a Baltic state in the Northern Europe that debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994. The country was initially in progress to debut in 1993, but it failed to advance from the qualifying round for new countries. As a result, the European Broadcasting Union did not feature Estonia as one of the participating countries in the contest. Estonia sparkles in the competition history as an example of both good and bad. Estonia made it into the TOP-5 in 1996. The country managed to get into the TOP-10 in 1997 and was just a few steps short of the TOP-10 in 1998. Estonia rightfully returned to the TOP-10 in 1999 and then into TOP-5 the following year. It had placed in 9th place on average in the first part of its ten years in the contest, and the seventh time competing was the charm – it has become the winner of the competition.

The success faded with time, right after 2002, when the country finished in 3rd place. It witnessed a five-streak of non-qualification from 2004 to 2008, when in 2009 Estonia qualified and finished in 6th place (3rd in the Semis). The next decade brought the actual extremes from placing in 20-24th place (24th in 2011 with 44 points, 20th in 2013 with 19 points, and 20th in 2019 with 76 points) to placing in the TOP-10 (6th in 2012 with 120 points, 7th in 2015 with 106 points, and 8th in 2018 with 245 points) and multiple non-qualifications (2010, 2014, 2016, 2017). Since the COVID-19 pandemic, Estonia has failed to qualify once (2021) and finished in the TOP-10 for a single time (8th in 2023 with 168 points).

5miinust & Puuluup is set to compete for the Estonian flag in 2024.


History

YEAR ARTIST SONG FINAL SEMI-FINAL
PLACE POINTS PLACE POINTS
1994 Silvi Vrait Nagu merelaine #24 2
1996 Maarja-Liis Ilus & Ivo Linna Kaelakee hääl #5 94
1997 Maarja-Liis Ilus Keelatud maa #8 82
1998 Koit Toome Mere lapsed #12 36
1999 Evelin Samuel & Camille Tamm Diamond of Night #6 90
2000 Ines Etti Once in a Lifetime #4 98
2001 Tanel Padar, Dave Benton & 2XL Everybody #1 198
2002 Anna Sahlene Runaway #3 111
2003 Ruffus Eighties Coming Back #21 14
2004 Neiokõsõ Tii Did not qualify #11 57
2005 Suntribe Let’s Get Loud Did not qualify #20 31
2006 Sandra Oxenryd Through My Window Did not qualify #18 28
2007 Gerli Padar Partners in Crime Did not qualify #22 33
2008 Kreisiraadio Leto svet Did not qualify #18 8
2009 Urban Symphony Rändajad #6 129 #3 115
2010 Malcolm Lincoln Siren Did not qualify #14 39
2011 Getter Jaani Rockefeller Street #24 44 #9 60
2012 Ott Lepland Kuula #6 120 #4 100
2013 Birgit Sarrap Et uus saaks alguse #20 19 #10 52
2014 Tanja Mihhailova Amazing Did not qualify #12 36
2015 Elina Born & Stig Rästa Goodbye to Yesterday #7 106 #3 105
2016 Jüri Pootsmann Play Did not qualify #18 24
2017 Koit Toome & Laura Põldvere Verona Did not qualify #14 85
2018 Elina Nechayeva La forza #8 245 #5 201
2019 Victor Crone Storm #20 76 #4 198
2020 Uku Suviste What Love Is Contest cancelled
2021 Uku Suviste The Lucky One Did not qualify #13 58
2022 Stefan Airapetjan Hope #13 141 #5 209
2023 Alika Milova Bridges #8 168 #10 74
2024 5miinust & Puuluup (nendest) narkootikumidest ei tea me (küll) midagi TBA

Eurovision Fest 2024

Status Results Phase Dates Link
Start date End date
Finished 139 : 277 Groups 2024-04-13 2024-04-15 Czechia vs Estonia
Finished 89 : 337 Groups 2024-04-13 2024-04-15 Estonia vs Italy
Finished 64 : 322 Groups 2024-04-15 2024-04-17 Iceland vs Estonia
Finished 138 : 363 Groups 2024-04-15 2024-04-17 Estonia vs France
Finished 253 : 299 Groups 2024-04-17 2024-04-19 Luxembourg vs Estonia
Finished 416 : 163 Classes 2024-04-22 2024-04-25 Austria vs Estonia
Finished 87 : 522 Classes 2024-04-22 2024-04-25 Estonia vs Netherlands
Group A
# Country M W L PF PA PD Pt
1 Italy 5 5 0 1842 667 +1175 5
2 France 5 4 1 1575 905 +670 4
3 Estonia 5 3 2 1125 1156 -31 3
4 Luxembourg 5 2 3 1132 1112 +20 2
5 Czechia 5 1 4 734 1434 -700 1
6 Iceland 5 0 5 566 1700 -1134 0
Class V
# Country M W L PF PA PD Pt
1 Netherlands 2 2 0 841 382 459 2
2 Austria 2 1 1 711 482 229 1
3 Estonia 2 0 2 250 938 -688 0