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Maarja-Liis Ilus, sometimes better known by her performing name Maarja (born 24 December 1980 in Tallinn, Estonia) is a pop musician. She has represented her native Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest twice. She was only 15 when she participated in the 1996 contest.

Maarja-Liis Ilus
Maarja-Liis Ilus 2006.jpg
Maarja-Liis Ilus in support concert "Sing Ilves to president"
Background information
Birth nameMaarja-Liis Ilus
Born (1980-12-24) 24 December 1980 (age 38)
Tallinn, Estonia
GenresPop
Years active1984–present
Websitewww.maarja.ee

DiscographyEdit

AlbumsEdit

SinglesEdit

  • 1996: First in Line
  • 1998: Hold Onto Love
  • 2001: All the Love You Needed
  • 2003: He Is Always On My Mind

Musical theatreEdit

External linksEdit

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Silvi Vrait
with "Nagu merelaine"
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
(with Ivo Linna)
1996
Succeeded by
Maarja-Liis Ilus
with "Keelatud maa"
Preceded by
Maarja-Liis Ilus & Ivo Linna
with "Kaelakee hääl"
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
1997
Succeeded by
Koit Toome
with "Mere lapsed"