Tonight: National final in Iceland

by Marcus Klier 52 views

After three semi finals, the Icelandic national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 will be held tonight. Six acts are still in the running and they hope to become Iceland's 23rd representative in the comeptition.

The show

The show to be broadcast on RÚV1 will start at 21:10 CET (20:10 local time). Just like the semi finals, it will be hosted by Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir & Eva María Jónsdóttir. Six acts will present one song each and the winner will be chosen by televoting alone.

How to watch?

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

  • http://dagskra.ruv.is/sjonvarpid/streymi/beint/

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

Another webcast (available WORLDWIDE) will be provided here by eurovision.tv (Octoshape required)

Participants

Composer/Lyricist in brackets. This is the order in which the qualifiers were announced in the semi finals and not the running order.

  1. Íris HólmThe one
    (Birgir Jóhann Birgisson/Ingvi Þór Kormáksson)
  2. Matthias MatthiassonOut of sight
    (Matthías Stefánsson)
  3. Jógvan HansenOne more day
    (Óskar Páll Sveinsson, Bubbi Morthens)
  4. Hvanndalsbræður Gleði og glens
    (Rögnvaldur Rögnvaldsson)
  5. Hera BjörkJe ne sais quoi
    (Örlygur Smári, Hera Björk)
  6. Sigurjón BrinkWaterslide
    (Sigurjón Brink)

Interviews

esctoday.com spoke to all six finalists. You can find the interviews by following the links below:

Listen to the songs

  • You can listen to all songs 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 andwent on to placesecond in the final with herballad Is it true?.

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