Matti Mark, who took part in Eurovision 2011 with the group Sjonni’s Friends, is eliminated from Söngvakeppnin 2020 in Iceland. The two qualifiers from the second semi final on Saturday are Daði, who was the runner-up to Svala in 2017, and Iva.
The entries for the 2020 edition of the Icelandic national final, Söngvakeppnin have been released. The 10 competing songs have been released in a playlist on spotify which has already attracted attention. It has lead to RUV formally announcing who will be taking part in [read more…]
Iceland’s longest non-qualification streak is now over, with their most radical entry proving to be a massive hit with the public. Representatives Hatari not only helped to break the non-qualification streak, but also gave Iceland a Top 10 finish which Iceland had not achieved since [read more…]
“We’ve been in trouble in Eurovision in the last few years,” says Gisli Marteinn Baldursson, the Icelandic commentator for the Eurovision Song Contest. “We’ve chosen safe entries. And we needed something different like BDSM-band Hatari.”