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Eurovision 17: News Round-up

The Eurovision Season is gearing up!  This was an eventful week with full of exciting news from the Eurovision World. In this article I will be doing some rounding-up of the main news we had this week and also with some other news from various countries around Europe. Ukraine Last Monday the Ukrainian Broadcaster UAPBC has released the new theme and …

Rúnar Eff Rúnarsson: I’m energetic and happy

We continue to bring you exclusive interview with Eurovision hopefulls from all around the continent. Today, we are also having a stop at Iceland as we had a chat with Rúnar Eff Rúnarsson. Rúnar, how would you describe yourself in just two short sentences? – Energetic: I always have atleast 3 balls in the air at the same time. 🙂 Happy: I …

Iceland: RUV reveals their entries for Söngvakeppnin 2017

This evening Iceland revealed the entries for the upcoming Söngvakeppnin. These are the following : Linda Hartmanns – Ástfangin (Obvious Love) (Linda Hartmanns & Erla Bolladóttir) Hildur – Bammbaramm (Hildur Kristín Stefánsdóttir) Svala Björgvinsdóttir – Ég veit það (Paper) (Einar Egilsson, Svala Björgvinsdóttir, Lester Mendez & Lily Elise) Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson & Þórdís Birna Borgarsdóttir – Heim til þín (Get Back Home) (Júlí Heiðar …

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 …

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