Tonight: National final in Iceland

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After four semi finals, the Icelandic national final for the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest will be held tonight. Eight acts are competing to become the country's 22nd representative in the competition in Moscow.

The show

The show to be broadcast on RÚV will start at 21:05 CET and it will hosted by Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttirand Eva María Jónsdóttir, who have also hosted the semi finals. Eight acts will present one soch each and the winner will be chosen by televoting. Presumably, only the top three will be announced.

Webcast

A webcast is providedhere.

Participants

Composer/lyricist in brackets.

  1. Edgar Smári AtlasonThe kiss we never kissed (Heimir Sindrason/Ari Harðarson)
  2. Jóhanna Guðrún JónsdóttirIs it true? (Óskar Páll Sveinsson)
  3. IngóUndir regnbogann (Hallgrímur Óskarsson/Eiríkur Hauksson)
  4. Hreindís Ylva Garðarsdóttir HolmVórnott (Erla Gígja Þorvaldsdóttir/Hilmir Jóhannesson)
  5. Arnar, Edgar, Sverrir & ÓlafurEasy to fool (Torfi Ólafsson/Þorkell Olgeirsson)
  6. Kaja HalldórsdóttirLygin ein (Albert G. Jónsson)
  7. ElektraGot no love (Órlygur Smári/Órlygur Smári, Sigurður Jónsson)
  8. Jógvan HansenI think the world of you (Hallgrímur Óskars)

Your opinion

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. In 2009, the country will take part in the first semi final on 12th May.

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