ESTONIA THROUGH EUROVISION → Sahlene “Runaway” 2002
In 2002, the year Estonia was hosting, the country was represented by a Swedish singer Sahlene. She was 26 at the time. “Runaway” placed 3rd getting 111 points and sharing a spot with the UK. The song received 12 points from Latvia and Sweden while giving 12 points to the winner, Latvia.
2002 was also the first year when a slogan/theme was introduced. The theme that year was “A Modern Fairytale”, it was seen in the postcards which showed classic fairytale endings in modern Estonian situation.