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ESC 2022: Next live on tapes come from Denmark, Austria & Iceland

We continue our journey for another day through the daily release of the live on tape recordings, the videos that would’ve been used in case a participant was hindered in performing live in Turin, earlier this year. Yesterday, we only got two recordings, which came from Portugal and Croatia, but today we are back on track and got another three …

Daði Freyr in Concert: How Good is He Live?

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. “I’m in a weird mood,” Daði remarks at the start of the show, laughing a little. “Gonna be a weird gig.” It’s difficult to imagine it any other way. Daði …

Semi 1 Qualifiers Draw for Spots in Grand Final. Which Acts Will be Performing in Which Half?

Tonight’s 10 qualifying countries took their fates into their own hands … literally. At the post-show press conference immediately following the announcement of the 10 qualifying semi-final one artists, the exhausted and excited group or performers drew for which half of the Grand Final they will be performing in on Saturday. Performing in the first half of the Grand Final …

Systur: “If we don’t sing in our own language, we fear that it doesn’t sound like it comes from our heart”

It’s just 8 days till the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy! Connor speaks to Icelandic representative Systur after their first rehearsals in Turin. He asks which other ESC2022 song they would like to sing, their plans after Eurovision and why they really want to kept their song in Icelandic. Check out our interview in …

Second rehearsals: A report on Iceland, Norway, Armenia, Finland and Israel.

Turin, 05 May 2022 Buongiorno everyone! We’ve here with the live report on this morning’s rehearsals. Note: Images and videos will be added once they go online on the official channel.  Country: Iceland Act: Systur Song: “Með hækkandi sól” [With the rising sun] Semifinal: First (10/05/2022) Position in Running Order: 14/17 Icelandic sister trio Sigga, Beta and Elin (also known …

Iceland has decided – Sigga, Beta, and Elín will represent them in Eurovision 2022!

This weekened witnessed the final of Söngvakeppnin in Iceland, and concluded a three week process to select their 2022 Eurovision act. The final was once again held in the RVK studios in Reykjavík and was hosted by Björg Magnúsdóttir, Jón Jónsson and Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir. The show also featured an interval act from Eurovision artists Daði Freyr (Iceland 2020 and 2021) and Tusse …

The second semi-final of Söngvakeppnin concludes with Daughters of Reykjavík and Katla advancing to the final!

On top of an already busy day in the Eurovision bubble, this weekend the second semi-final of Söngvakeppnin occurred, with the final five artists taking to the stage for the chance to perform in the final. Tonight’s show featured all five entries in their Icelandic version as is customary for the semi-final round. The running order for the semi was …

Iceland: Who Do Team ESC United Think Should be Daði Freyr’s Successor? (Semi 2)

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. Last weekend, Sigga, Beta and Elín and Stefán Óli advanced to the finals of Söngvakeppnin, Iceland’s Eurovision national final. In our personal rankings, we had the former advancing, with the …

Suncity and Sanna: “Sanna can’t actually speak Icelandic but still she’s gonna sing in Icelandic in the semifinal.”

Today we were able to interview the Icelandic and Swedish duo Suncity and Sanna ahead of the Söngvakeppnin semi-final tomorrow. Together we chatted about how the two met and decided to collaborate for Söngvakeppnin, discovered how the song was written, and found out a few of their favorite Eurovision songs! Hello there and thank you both for interviewing with us …

Markéta Irglová: “My children have been asking me when I would participate with one of my songs.”

Today we had the chance to sit down with Academy Award winner and Söngvakeppnin semi-finalist Markéta Irglová before this weekend’s semi-final. Together we talked about her and her family’s love of Eurovision, her pathway to becoming a musician, and her reasoning for participating in Söngvakeppnin this year. Learn more about her and her song “Mögulegt” below! Hi there Markéta – …

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