After a top-four finish in 2021, Iceland are hoping to keep up the momentum at Eurovision 2022. The island’s search for their act starts with semi-final one of Söngvakeppnin 2022, scheduled for Saturday 26 February.
Five acts will battle it out for two qualification spots to the grand final.
But before Iceland makes a decision, we want to hear from you. Which performers from semi-final one of Söngvakeppnin 2022 do you want to qualify?
Listen to the five competing songs to refresh your mind. In the semi-finals, all acts must sing in Icelandic; therefore, it’s this version of each song that we’ve featured below.
Then be sure to vote in our poll for your favourites from this bunch.
Scroll down to vote in our poll
Söngvakeppnin 2022: Semi-final one songs
Amarosis – “Don’t you know” (Icelandic version)
Haffi Haff – “Gía”
Sigga, Beta & Elín – “Með hækkandi sól”
Stefán Óli – “Ljósið”
Stefanía Svavarsdóttir – “Hjartað mitt”
Poll: Who should qualify from semi-final one of Iceland’s Söngvakeppnin 2022?
You can vote for as many of the semi-final one acts as you would like to. But you can only vote once – so choose wisely!
Söngvakeppnin 2022: Show details
Söngvakeppnin 2022 features two semi-finals and one grand final. The hosts of all three shows are Björg Magnúsdóttir, Jón Jónsson and Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir.
In each semi-final, all the acts must perform their song in Icelandic. Those that reach the grand final must then perform in the language they intend to sing at Eurovision, should they win Söngvakeppnin 2022 and be selected as Iceland’s entry.
The results of the semi-finals will purely be down to the public. A televote will choose two acts to qualify for the grand final. Of the six non-qualifiers, a jury will then select one wildcard act to complete the five-song grand final.
In the first round of the grand final, a 50/50 split of viewer and jury votes will determine the two superfinalists. The final decision in the superfinal will be made solely by public vote.
At Eurovision 2022, Iceland are scheduled to perform in the second half of the first semi-final on 10 May.
Who did you vote for? Which two acts are you hoping to see qualify from semi-final one of Söngvakeppnin 2022? Let us know in the comments below.