Tonight: third semi final in Iceland

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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.

The show

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.

Webcast

A webcast will be provided here.

Participants

Composer/lyricist in brackets

  1. Arnar, Edgar, Sverrir and ÓlafurEasy to fool (Torfi Ólafsson/Þorkell Olgeirsson)
  2. Seth Sharp Family (Óskar Páll Sveinsson)
  3. Kaja HalldórsdóttirLygin ein (Albert G. Jónsson)
  4. Kristín Ósk WiumClose 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.

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