Iceland: Söngvakeppnin 2022 Begins on February 19

Iceland will return to their regular Söngvakeppnin format to select their next Eurovision act. The acts competing are set to be announced in January.

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Daði & Gagnamagnið to represent Iceland at Eurovision!

After two exciting semi-finals, the Icelandic selection has now concluded with the winner decided. A total of 10 acts competed in the selection, with just 5 of those acts qualifying to the final. Here is the line-up: Ísold and Helga – Meet Me Halfway Daði & Gagnamagnið – Think About Things Nína – Echo Iva – Oculis Videre DIMMA…

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Who will represent Iceland at Eurovision 2020? Here’s our Preview for the National Final!

(This post is in collaboration with ESCDaily)  After the success of Hatari at Eurovision 2019, Iceland will pick their next Eurovision act this Saturday. In the final of Söngvakeppnin 2020 we will see five diverse acts to battle for the ticket to Rotterdam. Daði was the runner-up in 2017 and really wants to go three years…

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Söngvakeppnin continues With the Next Qualifiers Decided

In the midst of another Eurovision super Saturday, Iceland continued their selection show, Söngvakeppnin. The next five acts performed their entries, with the next two qualifiers decided, as well as a wildcard. A total of 10 acts will be competing across two semi-finals, with the two artists from each semi-final with the highest scores qualifying…

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Söngvakeppnin kicks off with first two qualifiers chosen

In the midst of a Eurovision super Saturday, Iceland kicked off their selection show, Söngvakeppnin. The first five acts performed their entries, with just two acts qualifying to the final. A total of 10 acts will be competing across two semi-finals, with the two artists from each semi-final with the highest scores qualifying to the…

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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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Iceland selects Hatari for Eurovision 2019!

The Icelandic national final has now taken place with a total of 5 artists taking to the stage once again to perform their potential Eurovision entries. Over two weeks, two semi-finals took place where 2 acts qualified from each semi-final with a combination of jury and televote. After the two semi-finals, the producers also elected…

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Iceland: Here is the final line-up of Söngvakeppnin!

The second semi-final in Iceland has taken place where the final five artists have performed their potential Eurovision entries. From this semi-final, only two acts qualified to the final, although the broadcaster has the option to select a wildcard once both semi-finals are complete. The results were decided by both jury and televote. Here is…

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Iceland: Here are the first qualifiers of Söngvakeppnin!

The first semi-final in Iceland has taken place where the first five artists have performed their potential Eurovision entries. From this semi-final, only two acts qualified to the final, although the broadcaster has the option to select a wildcard once both semi-finals are complete. The results were decided by both jury and televote. Here is…

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