The second of four semi finals in the Icelandic selection for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest was held tonight. Four acts competed and two were chosen to move forward to the national final on 14th February.
The following acts have qualified for the national final:
- Ingó – Undir regnbogann(Hallgrímur Óskarsson/Eiríkur Hauksson)
- Hreindís Ylva Garðarsdóttir Holm – Vornótt(Erla Gígja Þorvaldsdóttir/Hilmir Jóhannesson)
The following acts are eliminated from the competition:
- Páll Rósinkrans – Fósturjörð (Einar Scheving/Einar Scheving)
- Erna and Lísa – Glópagull (Einar Oddsson)
esctoday.com poll results
The esctoday.com poll voters did not agree at all with the televoters: the twosongs that qualified finished third and fourth in the poll while the two eliminated songs had taken the top positions in the poll.
In 2008, Iceland was represent by Euroband. The duo finishedeighth in the second semi final and 14th in the final with their entry This is my life.