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Iceland: Tickets On Sale Now for Söngvakeppnin 2015

For all those Icelandic Eurovision fans, or those wishing to partake on a Europe-Wide National Final tour in 2015, news this week announced by RUV, the Icelandic National Broadcaster will be able to aid you on your journey to Reykjavik. Tickets are now on sale for Söngvakeppnin 2015, which will consist of two semi-finals (31st of January and the 7th of …

Iceland: Participants announced

The 12 competing artists and their songs in Söngvakeppnin 2015 have been revealed by the Icelandic broadcaster RÚV. Amongst the artists is Regína Ósk, who represented Iceland in Eurovision 2008 as part of Eurobandið. The artists taking part and vying to represent the Nordic island in 2015 are as follows; Bjarni Lárus Hall – Brotið gler Björn og félagar – …

39 countries represented in Eurovision 2015

The EBU has confirmed that 39 countries will be represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, hosted between 19-23 May in Vienna, Austria. The number is two up on last year, representing the first increase in participation since Germany’s hosting in 2011. Amongst the participants is a surprising return from Czech Republic, who will take part for the first time …

Iceland: Söngvakeppnin dates announced

Today, details regarding the Icelandic preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 have been revealed. A grand total of 258 songs were submitted to the Icelandic broadcaster RÚV. 12 of them have been picked to compete in the televised semi finals. There will be two semis with six songs each. The first semi will take place on 31 January and …

Söngvakeppni 2015

Icelandic broadcaster, RUV, has announced the start of their search, ready for their national final, Söngvakeppni. They are asking for songs to be submitted by the 20th October, and the national final will be broadcast in February 2015, final date to be confirmed. Iceland have used Söngvakeppni since 1986, and after having chosen Yohanna and her beautiful ballad “Is It …

Interview with Pollapönk (Iceland) after their first rehearsal

We caught with the Icelandic band Pollapönk after their first rehearsal and they were more than happy to talk about their song and things in store for them. You can listen to the Interview below, they also give an insight into how they came up with the costumes. [vsw id=”kVr_nrfVdMA” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]

Iceland: Pollapönk to represent Iceland.

Congratulations to Pollapönk who will be representing Iceland this year at the Eurovision song contest 2014 in Copenhagen! [vsw id=”42k8HEn3DcE” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]   What are your thoughts, How will Iceland fair in the 2014 contest? Share your thoughts below and join our Forum to discuss this with hundreds of Eurovision fans from around the world.

Iceland: Semi Final 2 results & Wildcards

5 Songs were fighting for one of the two Final spots in Iceland and the two lucky acts advancing are Pollapönk  with “Enga fordóma” and F.U.N.K.  with  “Þangað til ég dey” Two entries were already selected last week and wo more wildcards will join the final lineup. The Grand Finale takes place Saturday, February 15th.   Listen to the two Qualifiers below. …

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