Iceland will continue its selection for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest tonight with the third of four semi finals being held. Four acts will present their Söngvakeppni sjónvarpsins entries with the aim to reach the national final.
Four acts will present one song each. The top two will be chosen to move forward to the national final on 14th February, when eight acts will compete to be the 22nd Icelandic representative in the Eurovision Song Contest. The show will start at 21:05 CET (20:05 local time) and it will be broadcast on RÚV.
A webcast will be provided here.
Composer/lyricist in brackets
- Arnar, Edgar, Sverrir and Ólafur – Easy to fool (Torfi Ólafsson/Þorkell Olgeirsson)
- Seth Sharp – Family (Óskar Páll Sveinsson)
- Kaja Halldórsdóttir – Lygin ein (Albert G. Jónsson)
- Kristín Ósk Wium – Close to you (Grétar Sigurbergsson)
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.