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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 – …

Daughters of Reykjavík: “Our goal as a band is to empower, particularly women and non binary people, and give energy back.”

With the second semi-final of Söngvakeppnin just around the corner, I was able to sit down with the Daughters of Reykjavík – an eight member group comprised of Blær, Dísa, Steinunn, Ragga Holm, Sura, Salka, Steiney, and Karítas. Learn more about what the group stands for, what to expect on stage this weekend, and some of their favorite Eurovision songs …

Iceland: Who Do Team ESC United Think Should be Daði Freyr’s Successor? (Semi 1)

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.  Coming off of a strong 4th place finish in Rotterdam, based solely off of a recorded dress rehearsal run-through no less, Iceland is coming into the Eurovision 2022 season with …

Icelandic broadcaster RÚV reveals the ten songs and artists for Söngvakeppnin 2022!

Iceland was originally set to announce their Eurovision hopefuls for Söngvakeppnin in January, but COVID restrictions required RÚV to delay their announcement to today. The delay has also moved the show dates of Söngvakeppnin back a week so that the semi-finals are occurring on February 26th and March 5th, and the grand final happening on March 12th. Managing director Rúnar …

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 …

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