Ever since María Olafs won Iceland’s Eurovision selection, our dear readers have compared her costume to a potato sack and threadbare nightgown. We are pleased to confirm that those days — and threads — are gone!

Speaking to visir.isMaría has revealed that her dress is being made by the designer Sunna Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, who happens to be the sister of Ásgeir Orri and Pálmi, two of the StopWaitGo trio, who composed Unbroken”. Let’s keep it in the family, y’all!

“The dress will be pink and golden,” says María, adding that Sunna also designed the dress María wore on the final night in Iceland. “She’s making all my dresses. Appearantly I’ll need two sets per day.”

You can warm up your Emmelie de Forest jokes: “I will also be going barefoot on stage. I find myself so much more steady. Some more dance moves have been added to the act, so being on my toes is just so comfortable.”

On top of all that, Sunna has designed a special bracelet for María, and that bracelet will be sold in chosen jewelry stores in Iceland.

María seems to be a tad superstitious. She will perform in the second semi final, and that made her stop and think because Iceland has, in most cases, performed in the first semi finals. “But we’ll give it all and do our very best,” she says.

María’s entourage: Hera Björk and Selma

As we previously reported, María won’t be going solo on stage in Vienna. Eurovision star Hera Björk will provide backing vocals, and serve as her vocal coach. Hera, of course, lives in Chile, so much of their work is taking place through Skype.

But Iceland won’t stop at one former ESC diva. María’s entourage will also include Eurovision 1999 runner-up Selma, who will serve as her choreographer in Vienna. “It’ll be good to have them both with me,” María says. “I just wonder if the Eurovision society will go crazy when they both show up.”

For the first time in a long time, the Icelandic group did a little promo, and performed at the Russian pre-party this week. María dazzled with her down to earth appearance and her trademark dimples. No doubt she will do the same in Vienna.

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beccaboo1212
6 years ago

Good idea 🙂

Allen
Allen
6 years ago

Selma has a terrible choreography in 2005 which basically destroyed any chances for her to qualify even that song was good (and top 10 on betting odds). So who knows how this will look like in Vienna.

Mario Pinkyy ~ With My Gay Vision I See *PINK*! :)
Mario Pinkyy ~ With My Gay Vision I See *PINK*! :)
6 years ago

I just love the *PINK* colour! <3 😀
I try everything in my life to be pink coloured actualy! <3
My pink mp3 player…<3 My pink ear phones…<3 My pink bracelets… <3 My pink medalion.. <3

I see my avatar here as pink coloured although someone had told me that it is actually red.. 😛
4 the rec,I have dyschromatopsia actually so i can't figure out about the actual real colours well..

Mario..
Mario..
6 years ago

LMAO! 😀 That was so funny!
Oh do not put any ideas on her mind..! Maria herself possibly might read the comments here… 🙂

George
6 years ago

This song with this voice AND a pink dress. Is she also gonna drink milk from a feeding bottle?

Mar
Mar
6 years ago

I hope Hera doesn’t live anywhere near the volcano that just erupted in Chile, and that her flight to Vienna won’t be delayed or cancelled

Mario..
Mario..
6 years ago

Oh Maria Olafsson wil be dressed in PINK dress in Vienna’s Vision…How cool & lovely is that…! <3 😀

She is a very pretty & sweety girl <3 🙂

Mario..
Mario..
6 years ago

@ Well the OGAE fan club voting is about to begin shortly…Last year it kicked off on 1st May…
I’m excited to see how all the fan clubs will vote.. 🙂

Nicky1991
Nicky1991
6 years ago

Good Luck Iceland, you need it

mocosuburbian
mocosuburbian
6 years ago

The audio isn’t synced
either that or she’s lip-syncing at 2:54

davve
davve
6 years ago

On another note, Wiwibloggs are there any OGEA voting this year..?

davve
davve
6 years ago

Good luck to Iceland. The last Nordic country to not have won ESC.