Tonight Iceland will begin its decision process for selecting their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. This will be the first of three shows in Söngvakeppnin 2017.
How to watch
Semi-final 1 of Söngvakeppnin 2017 will air from 20:45 CET (19:45 local time) on the following channels:
- Live webcast via ruv.is
The first six acts will perform tonight in Háskólabíó in Reykjavík, which is a university cinema. The top three acts determined by 100% televoting will advance to the final. Unlike last year, there will be no wildcard round.
Tonight will see the 6 acts performing the Icelandic version of their entries, with the qualifying acts then deciding whether the same version or the English version will be performed in the final.
- Aron Hannes Emilsson – Nótt
- Hildur – Bammbaramm
- Rúnar Eff Rúnarsson – Mér við hli
- Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson & Þórdís Birna Borgarsdóttir – Heim til þín
- Erna Mist Pétursdóttir – Skuggamynd
- Arnar Jónsson & Rakel Pálsdóttir – Til mín
Söngvakeppnin 2017 schedule
- 25/02: Semi-final 1
- 04/03: Semi-final 2
- 11/03: Final