eurovision

Iceland: Tonight Semi-final 1 of Söngvakeppnin will take place

Tonight Iceland’s national search for their next Eurovision contestant will kick off. In total there will be 10 artists who will compete for the honor to represent their country in Turin, Italy.

The format

The format of the Icelandic search for a Eurovision representative will be the following:

  • 2 Semi-finals (February 26th and March 5th 2022) and 1 Grand Final (March 12th 2022).
  • In both Semi-finals 5 acts will compete of which 2 progress to the Grand Final.
  • Both Semi-finals will have a 100% televote system.
  • The Grand Final will have 2 rounds, thus also 2 rounds of voting: One with 50% jury votes and 50% televote, and a second one with 100% televoting.
  • A special jury has the option to give one of the non-qualifiers of the Semi-finals a wildcard.

The competing artists

Semi-final 1:

  • Amarosis – Don’t you know
  • Haffi Haff – Gía
  • Sigga, Beta & Elín – Með hækkandi sól
  • Stefán Óli – Ljósið
  • Stefanía Svavarsdóttir – Hjartað mitt
Songs in the Icelandic Semi-final 1 by YouTube channel ESC Spin

Semi-final 2:

  • Hanna Mia and the Astrotourists – Séns með þér
  • Katla – Þaðan af
  • Markéta Irglová – Mögulegt
  • Reykjavikurdaetur – Tökum af stað
  • Suncity and Sanna – Hækkum í botn
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xBxVYVFWoSA
Songs in the Icelandic Semi-final 2 by YouTube channel ESC Spin
  • Semi-Final 1: 26 February 2022, 20:45 – 22:20 CET
  • Semi-final 2: 5 March 2022, 20:45 – 22:20 CET
  • Grand Final: 12 March 2022, 20:45 – 23:15 CET

You can watch all these Icelandic national final events in the special “ESCplus Live: Multi-window”.

Eurovision Song Contest 2022

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest will take place on May 10th (Semi-final 1), 12th (Semi-final 2), and on the 14th (Grand Final) in Turin, Italy.

Watch it on ESCplus Live

To watch all your favorite Eurovision Song Contest events live, you go to the “ESCplus Live: Multi-window”, which you can find by clicking here. Watch one show or more at the same time; you can, with ESCplus Live!

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