The Icelanders put the financial crisis behind them, collected a few kroners, and last night managed to stage the first semi-final of Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsin 2011, their Eurovision selection contest. Fans gave two contestants the green light for the February 12 final.
Icelandic broadcaster RÚV has released the artists performing in the first semi-final of Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins, the Icelandic national selection, on January 15. Here they are. Who do you think has the best shot out of these entries?
Over the past two months, Wiwi’s readers have cast a total of 39,524 votes for their favorite Eurovision contestant. Polls closed at 11:59pm on May 28, on the eve of the live finale. The results have now been tallied and verified by an accountant (Wiwi’s sister), the artists’ agents have been called and the boxes […]
Anna Bergendahl is the first Swedish entry in the history of Eurovision to fail to qualify for the final, but y’all are still showing her some love. Wiwi’s readers have named the 18-year old singer and former Swedish Idol finalist their favorite Nordic act at Eurovision. Which Scandinavian Entry Is Your Favorite at Eurovision 2010?online […]
Â From Sweden’s ABBA to Finland’s Lordi to Norway’s Alexander Rybak, the Scandinavians know what it takes to win Eurovision. This year they’re fielding an impressive roster of candidates. Denmark offers mainstream pop, Iceland throws down ecstasy-induced euro-dance and Finland has gone native with a traditional folk melody. The act that proves itself the best […]
“Je ne sais quoi” lyrics — Hera Bjork (Iceland). Watch the video and read the text to Hera’s unforgetable song and performance.
After two weeks of voting, Wiwi’s readers have decided that Hera BjÃ¶rk deserves to represent Iceland at Eurovision 2010. Hera earned 50% of all votes. Here is how the voting panned out: Hera BjÃ¶rk – Je Ne Sais Quoi 50% HvanndalsbrÃ¦Ã°ur – GleÃ°i Og Glens 22.2% Ãris HÃ³lm – The One 11.1% MatthÃas MatthÃasson – […]
Last year Iceland stormed to second place with Scarlet Johansson look-a-like Yohanna Jonsdottir singing Is It True? Can Iceland move up one place to take the title this year? This Saturday the six finalists will perform on a warm-up show, and then on February 6 Icelanders will choose their winner. But Wiwi wants to know […]