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Iceland: Entries for Söngvakeppnin 2022 to be announced on January 29th

RÚV has made an announcement that we will know the acts and songs competing in next year’s edition of Söngvakeppnin at the end of January. Ealier this year the broadcaster announced that the semi-finals for the selection will take place on February 19th and 26th respectively, with the final taking place on March 5th. The line-up for Söngvakeppnin will be …

Eurovision 2022 News Round-up: Pre-recorded backing tracks, X Factor Israel participants, Melfest host and dates, & more!

This weekend, we received a fair bit of news related to Eurovision 2022: backing track announcement, participation announcements, and participants for upcoming national selections. Let’s dive into the juicy information, shall we? Pre-Recorded backing tracks allowed for 2022 Due to the on-going pandemic, the EBU amended the official rules to formally allow pre-recorded backing vocals at the contest. This amendment …

Iceland: Member of Gagnamagnið tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the Jury Show

This morning, Icelandic broadcaster RÚV confirmed that one of the members of Gagnamagnið has been tested positive for Covid-19. This following in the news of this weekend that one of the Icelandic delegation was tested positive on the test. This means that they won’t rehearse today and perform at the live show tomorrow. Instead they are using a recording from …

Iceland: Member of delegation has tested positive for COVID-19

Unfortunate news broke out yesterday, that a member of the Polish delegation had tested positive for COVID-19, and once again today, the EBU has announced that a member from the Icelandic delegation has now also tested positive for COVID-19. Effects? It was announced yesterday, that due to safety protocols, the entire Polish delegation would not be allowed to take part …

Iceland: Daði og Gagnamagnið enter the game with their quirky performance

Rotterdam, 09 May 2021 It feels like it has taken 10 years for Dadi Freyr to hit a Eurovision stage together with his Gagnamagnid gang. Time for a report on their first rehearsal! Country: Iceland (#ISL) Act: Daði og Gagnamagnið Song: “10 Years” Semifinal: Second (20/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 08/17 Daði og Gagnamagnið were one of the big favourites …

Eurovision Movie’s “Húsavík” does not win 2021 Oscar for Best Original Song

Tonight Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga contended for another honor during the 2021 awards season. However this time, the potential win would have been celebrated by more than just the movie’s cast and crew. Since serving as the hometown of main characters Lars and Sigrid, the citizens of Húsavík have been campaigning hard for this year’s coveted …

Learn how to destroy monsters with Daði Freyr: “10 Years” dance tutorial released!

He’s the hero we need but don’t deserve – not only has Daði Freyr once again served Eurovision with another hit entry, the Icelandic synth king has returned to share his secrets with the world in a new dance tutorial for “10 Years” – a dance “perfect for you to get rid of monsters”! The humorous tutorial sees Daði take …

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