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Only Teardrops to be performed at the Songvakeppnin final!

The past few year Songvakeppnin has had several foreign guests performing at the national final. This time is no different, and RUV recently told that Robin Bengtsson to perform at the final in March. However this week RUV announced that Emmelie De Forest would be there as well and sing her song “Only Teardrops”. The final will be live on the 3rd of March.  

Only Teardrops captured the Icelandic audience

Iceland really liked Emmelie’s song, and gave their 12 points to her song in 2013. That year “Only Teardrops” won with 281 points. Now RUV has invited her to perform as a guest at the final show on 3rd of March.

Others to perform as well!

Of course, it goes without saying that Svala will be performing as well. But RUV hinted that there was yet another act to be announced! If you are interested in seeing the final live, the ticket sale opened this week. Have a look at


Are you excited for Söngvakeppnin this year? Have you heard the songs yet? If you haven’t or want to listen again, here is a summary of the contestants of Söngvakeppnin 2018  and their songs! And here is the announcement in Icelandic.


Hlynur Sigurðsson

Icelandic Eurovision fan!

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