UPD Tonight: first semifinal in Iceland

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Tonight, RÚV organises the first of three semifinals of Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2006. Four of eight participicants will qualify for the final on 18th February. You can find exclusive dress rehearsal photos here in our multimedia section as well!

The participicants of the first semifinal:

01. Íris Kristinsdóttir – Ég sé (Iris Kristinsdottir)
02. Regína Ósk – Þér við hlið (Trausti Bjarnason, Magnús Þór Sigmundsson)
03. Matthías Matthíasson – Sést það ekki á mér? (Sigurdur Örn Jonsson)
04. Friðrik Ómar – Það sem verður (Hallgrímur Óskarsson, Lára Unnur Ægisdóttir)
05. Gunnar Ólason – María (Roland Hartwell, Birgir S. Klingenberg)
06. Þóra Gísladóttir & Edgar S. Atlason – Stundin Staðurinn (Ómar Þ. Ragnarsson)
07. Maríanna Másdóttir – Í faðmi þér (Ingvi Þór Kormáksson, Valgeir Skagfjörð)
08. Davíð Þ. Olgeirsson – Strengjadans (David Porsteinn Olgeirsson)

Magnús Þór Sigmundsson co-wrote Angel, the song with which TwoTricky represented Iceland in 2001, and Heaven. With the latter song, Jónsi finished 19th at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest in Istanbul. Hallgrímur Óskarsson, composer of the song Það sem verður, was the composer of Open your heart, Birgitta's song in 2003. Sigurdur Örn Jonsson, author of Sést það ekki á mér?, composed Tell me!, the Icelandic entry for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2000.

100% televoting and sms-voting will decide which four participicants will proceed to the final of Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2006.

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The show starts at 21:10 CET, click here for the live stream!

UPDATE: You can find exclusive dress rehearsal photos here in our multimedia section!

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