Watch now: Söngvakeppnin 2014 Semi-final 1

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Tonight the selection process for the Icelandic representative in Copenhagen begins, with the first semi-final being aired tonight on their national broadcaster, RÚV.

The Show

Five of the ten acts hoping to represent Iceland in May will take to the stage and perform their songs.  The top three acts will progress to the final, which will be televised on the 15th February, and the other two acts will be eliminated from the competition.  The voting in the semi-finals will be entirely televoting.

How to watch

The first semi-final of the 2014 Icelandic Eurovision national selection Söngvakeppnin will be aired live on RUV at 20:45 CET.


The participants:

  1. Sverrir Bergmann – Dönsum burtu blús
  2. Greta Mjöll Samúelsdóttir – Eftir eitt lag
  3. Gissur Páll GissurarsonVon
  4. Ásdís María ViðarsdóttirAmor
  5. Vignir Snær Vigfússon – Elsku þú


Iceland will compete in the first half of the first semi-final on 6 May 2014.  They debuted in 1986 and their best result to date is second place, both in 1999 and ten years later in 2009.  They finished in 17th place last year with the song Ég á líf.

Stay tuned to esctoday.com for more news on Iceland and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.

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