Iceland will continue its selection for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest tonight with the tfourth and last semi final 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
- Unnur Birna Björnsdóttir – Cobwebs (Heimir Sindrason/Ari Harðarson)
- Elektra – Got no love (Örlygur Smári/Örlygur Smári, Sigurður Jónsson)
- Jógvan Hansen – I think the world of you (Hallgrímur Óskarsson)
- Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir – Roses (Trausti Bjarnason/Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir)
You can vote for your favourite in the show here.
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.