UPD More details second Icelandic semifinal

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Yesterday, Icelandic broadcaster RÚV announced the participants and songs for the first of three semifinals, which takes place 21st January. Now we can also provide you with the first details of the second semifinal, to take place 28th January, exclusively!

Details about the second semifinal (28th January):

� Guðrún Árný Karlsdóttir – Andvaka
Composer: Trausti Bjarnason
Lyrics: Trausti Bjarnason
Producer: Hafþór Guðmundsson, Pétur Hjaltested

� Arndís – Eldur nýr
Composer: Örlygur Smári
Lyrics: Örlygur Smári, Niclas Kings & Daniella Vecchia
Producer: Örlygur Smári & Niclas Kings

� Magni – Flottur karl, Sæmi rokk
Composer & lyrics: Sævar Benediktsson

� Heiða – 100%
Composer: Sveinn Rúnar Sigurðsson
Lyrics: Kristján Hreinsson

� Eyjólfur Kristjánsson & Bergsveinn Arilíusson – Lífið
Composer & lyrics: Eyjólfur Kristjánsson
Producer: Eyjólfur Kristjánsson

� Sigurjón Brink – Hjartaþrá
Compser & lyrics: Bryndís Sunna Valdimarsdóttir
Producer: Þórir Úlfarsson

� Fanney Óskarsdóttir – Hamingjusöm
Composer & lyrics: Fanney Óskarsdóttir

� Geir Ólafsson – Dagurinn í dag
Composer: Friðrik Hjörleifsson
Lyrics: Kristján Hreinsson

Örlygur Smári, composer of the song Eldur nýr, was the composer of the song Tell me that represented Iceland at the 2000 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. Sveinn Rúnar Sigurðsson, composer of the song 100%, was the composer of the song Heaven which represented Iceland in 2004. Eyjólfur Kristjánsson, composer of the song Lífið, was the singer and composer of Nina, which represented Iceland in 1991.

Another exclusivity from Iceland: Þorvaldur Bjarni Þorvaldsson, Sveinn Rúnar Sigurðsson and Örlygur Smári all have songs in the third and last semifinal on 4th February.

More information about the Icelandic selection can be found in yesterday's article.

We kindly thank RÚV for this exclusive information!

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