Eirikur Hauksson, who will be performing Valentine lost for Iceland in the 2007 Eurovision song Contest, has completed both his rehearsals and he feels quite satisfied with the outcome. After his second press conference Barry Viniker caught up with the Icelandic rock star for a video interview.
Eirikur, the Hawk, Hauksson told us that he knows the Nordic countries like his kind of music, so he hopes for some votes from them but he also hopes that southern or eastern countries wil respond to his song as well.Eirikur seemed very realistic and down-to-earth about the possible outcome of the semi final for Iceland : "I would say my chances are 50-50.." he says in our interview.
Eirikur, having participated in the Eurovision Song Contest twice already in '86 and '91, answered our questions about the differences in the contest back then and now. He also talked quite frankly about his muchdiscussed participation in this year's Nordic preview shows as a member of the panel.
The Eirikur Hauksson interview: