Tag Archive | Iceland

Eurovision Film Release Date is June 26th on Netflix

Eurovision Film – This week we have had confirmation that the title of the upcoming Will Ferrel film about Eurovision will be called Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga and it will stream on Netflix from 26th June.. 

Iceland Allocated Worst Seats by El Al Staff?

Eurovision 2019 – It appears that Iceland entry, Hatari, have already paid a small price for their display of Palestinian scarves during this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

EBU to Sanction Iceland?

Iceland – The EBU has confirmed that its Reference Group will decide whether to take any action against Iceland after their entry, Hatari, last night showed Palestinian scarves in the Green Room, in breach of Eurovision rules. 

Euroclub Opens with a Bang and the Nordic Party

Eurovision 2019 – Last night the Euroclub opened its doors at 23.00, to a sizeable queue, for the first time this Eurovision and made an impression with fans for its size and its prices! The cub is hosted at Hangar 11 in the Tel Aviv port area, north of the beaches, and when they say […]

Iceland: Eleni Foureira Confirmed for Söngvakeppnin 2019

Iceland – National broadcaster, RÚV ,has announced that Eleni Foureira (Cyprus 2018) will be guest performer at Söngvakeppnin final on 2nd March 2019. The news came hot on the heels of the revelation of the ten artists that will compete to represent Iceland in Tel Aviv. 

Iceland: Söngvakeppnin 2019 Details Revealed

Iceland – The Icelandic national broadcaster, RUV, has announced details about this year’s national selection, Söngvakeppnin 2019, and opened the submission period. It will be accepting song submissions until 22nd October 2018 via songvakeppnin.is.

TEKO 2018: Group 9 Results

TEKO 2018: Group 9 Results

TEKO 2018 – Voting in group 9 is closed! See the results of the group with Estonia, Iceland, and Malta!

TEKO 2018: Vote in Group 9!

TEKO 2018: Vote in Group 9!

TEKO 2018 – It’s time to vote in group 9 of TEKO 2018; a knockout format (like the World Cup) tournament for Eurovision 2018. Today, you can start voting in the group of Estonia, Iceland, and Malta!

Iceland: First three Finalists Known in Söngvakeppnin

Iceland – The national selection programme Söngvakeppnin kicked off tonight in Iceland with semi-final 1. Six acts competed for three places in the grand final to be held in two week’s time. The three acts qualifying were Ari Ólafsson, Fókus hópurinn and Heimilistónar. 

Iceland: Söngvakeppnin 2018 Final on 3rd March

Iceland – The national broadcaster of Iceland, RÚV, has confirmed this week that submissions for Söngvakeppnin 2018 are now open and entrants have until 20th October 2017 to submit their songs. Söngvakeppnin will see 2 semi-finals in Háskólabíó on 10th and 17th February 2018, followed by a grand final which is to be held in Laugardalshöll on […]

TEKO 2017: Duel 7 Results!

TEKO 2017: Duel 7 Results!

 TEKO 2017 – Voting in duel 7 is closed! See the results of the duel between Estonia and Iceland!

TEKO 2017: Duel 7!

TEKO 2017: Duel 7!

TEKO 2017 – It’s time to vote in duel 7 of TEKO 2017; a knockout format (like the World Cup) tournament for Eurovision 2017. Today, you can start voting in the duel between Estonia and Iceland!

TEKO 2017: Group 15 Results!

TEKO 2017: Group 15 Results!

 TEKO 2017 – Voting in group 15 is closed! See the results of the group with Iceland and Latvia!

TEKO 2017: Vote in Group 15!

TEKO 2017: Vote in Group 15!

TEKO 2017 – It’s time to vote in group 15 of TEKO 2017; a knockout format (like the World Cup) tournament for Eurovision 2017. Today, you can start voting in the group of Iceland and Latvia!

Iceland: It’s Svala to Kyiv!

Iceland – The final of Sóngvakeppnin 2017 has just finished with a win for Svala Björgvinsdóttir singing ‘Paper’. She will now represent Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv in May. Listen to the winning song now… 

Iceland: Three More Finalists Known for Söngvakeppnin

Iceland – Tonight saw the second semi-final of Söngvakeppnin 2017 take place. Six semi-finalists sang their songs in Icelandic and faced a 100% public vote. The three successful artists will now perform in the final next week.

Iceland: Three Acts Qualify to the Söngvakeppnin Final

Iceland – Three acts have qualified to the Söngvakeppnin final in Iceland on 11th March from tonight’s semi-final. The acts going through are Arnar Jónsson & Rakel Pálsdóttir with ‘Til Mín‘, Rúnar Eff Rúnarsson with ‘Mér við hlið‘ and Aron Hannes Emilsson singing ‘Nótt‘.

Eurovision Stars Ebay Auctions Raise Money for Good Causes

Former Participants – Greta Salóme (Iceland 2016) and Lidia Isac, (Moldova 2016) are both currently auctioning costumes from their 2016 Eurovision performances for good causes.  

Iceland: Songs Revealed for Söngvakeppnin 2016

Iceland – RUV, the Icelandic broadcaster, has tonight revealed the 12 finalists for Söngvakeppnin 2016. They were chosen from 260 entries. There will now be two semi-finals on the 6th and 13th February 2016, and a grand final which will be held on 20th February 2016. 

Iceland: Final on 20th February 2016

Iceland – The Icelandic national broadcaster, RUV, this week revealed more details about this year’s Söngvakeppnin 2016. The deadline for submitting songs is 2nd November 2015 and you can find out more details here. 

Iceland: It’s María Ólafsdóttir to Vienna!

Iceland – Tonight saw the final of Söngvakeppnin 2015 in Iceland and the winner, who will now represent the volcanic country in Vienna is 21-year-old María Ólafsdóttir who will sing ‘Unbroken‘. She triumphed over Friðrik Dór in the super final.

Iceland: Four More Acts Through to Final

Iceland -The second semi-final in Iceland took place last night, and four more acts won a ticket to the final which will be held on 14th February in the Háskólabíó Hall in Reykjavík. 

Iceland: First 3 Acts go to Söngvakeppnin Final

Iceland – Tonight, the first three finalists were selected for the final of Söngvakeppnin 2015 which will be held on 24th February. A 100% televote decided which 3 songs of tonight’s 6 song semi-final would go through to the Söngvakeppnin 2015 final.

Iceland: Semi-final 1 Tonight!

Iceland – The first semi-final in Iceland takes place this evening, the 2nd semi-final will be a week later on 7th February and the final on 14th February in the Háskólabíó Hall in Reykjavík.  The First Semi-Final will start tonight at 20:45 (CET) on RUV.

Iceland: 12 Finalists’ Songs Online

Iceland – RÚV  today released the 12 songs that will compete in this year’s Söngvakeppnin national selection process. They are available on RÚV’s website here.

Iceland: Acts Revealed for Söngvakeppnin

Iceland – National broadcaster, RÚV, today released the names of the acts and songs that will take part in this year’s national contest, Söngvakeppnin. Two semifinals and the final will be held on 31st January, 7th February and 14th February.

Yohanna and Eyþór Ingi Perform Duet

Former Participants –  Jóhanna Guðrún (Yohanna)and Eyþór Ingi Gunnlaugsson have teamed up to sing a duet ‘Hjartað lyfter mér hærra‘. The performance was posted by Yohanna on her Facebook page today. Check the video now…

Iceland: Söngvakeppni 2015 Dates Confrmed

Iceland – Iceland has confirmed the dates for this year’s national selection process, Söngvakeppni 2015. Icelandic broadcaster RÚV has announced that the grand final will take place on February 14th 2015 after 2 semi-finals involving 12 acts. 

Nordic Party Held Last Night

Eurovison 2014 – EuroClub hosted the Nordic party last night. Norway’s Carl Espen sang ‘Waterloo‘ with his cousin Josefin, and Sanna Nielsen of Sweden sang a medley. Pollapönk of Iceland and Softengine of Finland also performed, along with Basim of Denmark. Check out Esckaz’s videos here.

Does Iceland have this Year’s Must-Have Fashion?

Iceland – The Pollapönk guys from Iceland originally impressed us with their very colourful tracksuits. Today they wowed us with their equally colourful suits and bow ties in their first full dress rehearsal. Their press conference then introduced yet another must-have fashion garment…