Iceland: 10 artists Revealed for Söngvakeppnin 2020

Prior to the official announcement, the 10 songs competing at this year’s edition of Söngvakeppnin have been published on Spotify. The album features the 10 songs in Icelandic and  6 of the competing entries in English, as well as karaoke versions. In the semi-finals, the artists will perform their entries in Icelandic language, while in…

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Iceland: Interest Increases for Söngvakeppnin 2020

Icelandic broadcaster RÚV have revealed that a total of 157 songs have been submitted to the broadcaster for Söngvakeppnin 2020. According to the broadcaster, the number of submissions is up 20% on last year. Now that the songs are submitted, a seven-member jury will review all the songs. The jury will consist of representatives from…

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132 songs received for Iceland’s Eurovision Selection

As the wheels of the Eurovision 2019 season start to turn, more news has come out of Iceland where the broadcaster has revealed more news about their 2019 selection. Icelandic broadcaster RÚV have revealed that a total of 132 songs were submitted for next year’s Söngvakeppnin. Now that the submission period is closed, a committee…

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Eurovision 2018: Iceland Chooses Ari Ólafsson!

With a run of non-qualifications over the last few years, Iceland is hoping to reignite their Eurovision spark this year. As usual, the nation used their national selection format of Söngvakeppnin to select their act, with a total of 12 participants this year. There were two semi-finals held with six participants in each, with the…

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Iceland Reveals plans for Söngvakeppnin 2017

Icelandic broadcaster RÚV has released more details about their national selection, which will begin on the 25th of February, and continue on the following two Saturday nights. Out of over 200 submitted entries, the broadcaster has reduced the number to twelve songs who will compete for the right to represent Iceland at Eurovision in Kyiv.…

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Iceland to send Greta Salome… again!

Last night at Reykjavik’s Laugardalsholl arena, it was Iceland’s choice to choose their representative for Eurovision. In total, six acts took to the stage, and this year it was more special for the island nation as it marks the 30th anniversary of their debut in Eurovision. The six acts to take the stage were as…

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