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. At the first phase of the final both a jury and the public will vote. The top-2 artists will proceed in the Gold Final, where the public will decide the winner.
Tonight, the final will take place. Here is a short guide for the show!
Reykjavikurdaetur – “Tökum af stað”
Katla – “Þaðan af”
Amarosis – “Don’t you know”
Stefán Óli – “Ljósið”
Sigga, Beta & Elín – “Með hækkandi sól”
What do you think about the entries? What do you think about the national final? Let us know in the comments below!