Aron Hannes will once again take part in Söngvakeppnin in Iceland. Broadcaster RÚV confirmed this as they announced the 12 songs and acts for 2018. After two semi finals, Iceland will pick their act for the Eurovision Song Contest on the 3rd of March.
Icelandic broadcaster RÚV has released their plans for Söngvakeppnin 2018. Even though in recent years the result at the Eurovision Song Contest have been terrible for Iceland, they stick to the format of last year.
Today a little bit after 21:00 CET, Svala from Iceland will be ready to perform her song in the Jury Rehearsal of the first semi final. The pressure on her shoulders is enormous, after her country did not qualify the last two years.
There is no nation where the Eurovision Song Contest scores such relatively high viewing figures, as it does in Iceland. But how come it is so popular in Iceland? We asked it to the Icelandic commentator Gísli Marteinn Baldursson during the ESC Daily Show.