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Iceland: National Final scheduled for 11th March, Artists to be revealed on 20th January

The Icelandic public broadcaster, RUV, has annonced more information about the upcoming Söngvakeppnin. It was announced that like previous years their will be 2 semi-finals and the final night. During the final 2 super finalists will be choosen using 50% professional jury & 50% televoting and the winner will be decided by televoting. The dates of the shows are as follows: …

Iceland: Petition for Robbie Rotten in Kiev gathers pace

For one Eurovision fan in particular, Iceland could very easily say “We Are Number One” in 2017 by choosing one artist in particular – Stefán Karl Stefánsson, better known as the Icelandic children’s show LazyTown’s Robbie Rotten. You read that correctly. After the latter part of 2016 saw the children’s TV villain’s song “We Are Number One” gain rapid popularity …

Predictions: Televote (Readers) vs. Jury (Team Stockholm) – Semi-Final 1

Your votes have been counted, the results are in and you can stop voting now, Europe and beyond! It’s now time to officially reveal which songs you have predicted to qualify, and how that compares to the rankings of the team here in Stockholm! We were amazed at the response to our poll so thank you very much to all …

TONIGHT: Eurovision 2016 Semi-Final 1

After months of preparation, nerve-wracking national selection shows, hours of rehearsals, countless interviews and press meetings, tonnes of partying (there’s room for that at Eurovision t00) and a little dose of sightseeing, the stage is set, the artists are raring to go and we are finally here. Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 to begin! …

Iceland: Greta Salóme Is Heading To Stockholm

2016 is the year, that marks the 30 year anniversary for Iceland’s debut at the Eurovision Song Contest, and with this, the island with about over 300.000 inhabitants celebrated this with a spectacular show. To show how much the Icelandic people care for the song contest, they opened the show with a spectacular opening of previous Icelandic entries from the …

Exclusive!: Eurovision songwriters Ylva and Linda Persson

I managed to catch up with Swedish songwriters, producers and identical twins Ylva and Linda Persson about their 2016 Eurovision journey, they have entered many national selections this year, so I decided to ask some questions about their Eurovision Journey.   What makes competing with Songs in the national finals special? We have a huge passion and love for Eurovision …

Podcast: Austria, Denmark and Switzerland have chosen

A busy, busy week for all Eurovision fans. Switzerland, Austria and Denmark all have chosen their entries for Stockholm while a bunch of other countries continued their search by holding Semi Finals. Sweden, Hungary, Finland, Iceland, Ukraine and Lithuania all were busy with Eurovision this week and we all certainly appreciate it. But there is no way that you can …

Iceland: 3 More Acts to The Final

Tonight saw the second semi final in Iceland’s national final, Söngvakeppnin 2016. Three acts have been granted a place in the final next week, they will join last week’s qualifiers, and one more song will join them as a wildcard. The acts taking part tonight: Alda Dís Arnardóttir – Augnablik Elísabet Ormslev – Á ný Erna Mist & Magnús Thorlacius – …

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