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“Husavik” nominated for the Best Original Song at 93rd Oscars

Will the song grab the Oscar?

“Husavik” from the film Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga is one of the five nominated songs on the category of the Best Original Song at the 93rd Academy Awards. The awards will take place on April 25th.

Husavik - My Home Town (Official Video) | Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire SagaHusavik – My Home Town (Official Video) | Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga

The song is composed by Atli Örvarsson and the lyrics are written by Fat Max Gsus, Rickard Göransson and Savan Kotecha. The song is performed by Will Ferrell and Molly Sandén, under the stage name My Marianne.

Yesterday at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, the soundtrack for the movie failed to win the category Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media. The award went to Jojo Rabbit.

Recently we reported about Icelandic government’s plans for a Eurovision museum in Húsavík. Will they get to add the Oscar trophy to the collection?

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Sami Luukela

I started watching Eurovision back in 2006, when I was only 10 and couldn't stay up to see Lordi winning. I attended my first contest in 2013 in Malmö. I'm studying journalism and I love music — you will probably never see me without my headphones on.

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