Tonight: First semi final in Iceland

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Tonight, the first semi final of Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2010, the Icelandic national selection for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest will be held. Five acts will compete for two spots in the grand final.

The show

The show will be broadcast on RÚV 1 at 21:10 CET (20:10 local time). Eva María Jónsdóttir and Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir will host the program, which will see five acts presenting one song each. The top two will be chosen by televoting to move forward to the grand final on 6th February.

How to watch?

A webcast will be provided here. If the link does not work, copy

to your Windows Media Player after pressing Ctrl.+U first.


The participants

Composer in brackets.

  1. Íris HólmThe one
    (Birgir Jóhann Birgisson)
  2. Karen PálsdóttirIn the future
    (Bryndís Sunna Valdimarsdóttir, Daði Georgsson)
  3. Kolbrún Eva ViktorsdóttirYou are the one
    (Haraldur G. Ásmundsson)
  4. Sigurjón BrinkYou knocked on my door
    (Jóhannes Kári Kristinsson)
  5. Matthias Matthiasson Out of sight
    (Matthías Stefánsson)
  • You can find interviews with all participants in English and listen to the songs on the official website here.


Your opinion

  • You can vote for your favourite song in our poll here.

In 2009, Iceland was represented by Yohanna, who won the first semi final and finished second in the final with her song Is it true?.

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