Söngvakeppnin will return this year as the Icelandic national selection!
Iceland this year will select its Eurovision participant, as usual, through Söngvakeppnin. The national final dates back in 1986, when the country first participated at Eurovision.Björg Magnúsdóttir, Jón Jónsson and Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir will host the show.
Furthermore, it is known that a total of 158 songs were submitted. A jury selected the 10 songs that will enter the live shows. The show will consist of two semifinals – February 26, March 5. The final will take place on March 12.
Tonight, the first semifinal will take place. Here is a short guide for the show!
1. Markéta Irglová – “Mögulegt”
2. Suncity and Sanna – “Hækkum í botn”
3. Reykjavikurdaetur – “Tökum af stað”
4. Katla – “Þaðan af”
5. Hanna Mia and the Astrotourists – “Séns með þér”
What do you think about the entries? What do you think about the national final? Let us know in the comments below!