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National Finals: Guide to Super Saturday

  The first of several ‘Super Saturdays’ is ahead of us. Tonight, a grand total of seven countries will air Eurovision-related shows. Among these, Denmark will pick its representative whereas Sweden, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Hungary & Lithuania will have semi/quarter final shows. Here’s an overview on everything you need to know for tonight – Streams, participant lists, starting times & …

Iceland: Semi 1 Qualifiers

Tonight the first set of acts took to the Icelandic stage in hope of gaining enough votes to make the top 3 tonight, and therefore gain a place in the 14th of February, where the final six acts will fight for the Icelandic ticket to Vienna. The six acts competing tonight were (Qualifiers are in bold): 1. Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir ‘Myrkrið hljótt’ …

TONIGHT: Iceland Semi-Final 1

Tonight the first set of acts will take to the Icelandic stage in hope of gaining enough votes to make the top 3 tonight, and therefore gain a place in the 14th of February, where the final six acts will fight for the Icelandic ticket to Vienna. The six acts competing tonight are: 1. Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir ‘Myrkrið hljótt’ 2. …

This Weekend’s Shows

Tomorrow night will see the beginning of the first big weekend in this year’s Eurovision Season. Over the last few months national broadcasters have been working hard, collecting songs, selecting songs, and whittling songs down for their national selections. Tomorrow night we will see a number of countries’ national selections take place. Macedonia, Malta, Belarus, Albania, France, Georgia, The Netherlands …

Iceland: Söngvakeppnin songs released!

Today RÚV has released all 12 songs that are in the running for the Icelandic ticket to Vienna. They were played during the morning show Morgunútgafan and are now available on the official site of the broadcaster. The Icelandic national final Söngvakeppnin consists of two semi finals. The first semi will take place on 31 January – the second one …

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 …

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