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#WatchWithWiv London Eurovision Party special
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#WatchWithWiv London Eurovision Party special

Tonight, the children of the Euroverse are either in Amsterdam, or they wish they were. For the first time this Eurovision season a large number of 2019 entrants will perform in front of adoring fans. Next weekend the promo tour travels to London, for my favorite pre-Eurovision event; London Eurovision…
#WatchWithWiv ALL the 2019 entries!
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#WatchWithWiv ALL the 2019 entries!

Have you ever wondered what a semi-crazy Eurovision fan might look like the first time they listen to your favorite (or least favorite) entries? Or do you just love discussing Eurovision? On Saturday you can do both, if you join us for #WatchWithWiv ! Up until now, our Wiv has…
Throwback Thursday; Sébastien is simply Divine!
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Throwback Thursday; Sébastien is simply Divine!

France is a country that very often finds its way into my top 10 or even top 5. It happened in 1977, 1991, 2001, 2004, 2009, 2013 and 2015, just to mention a few. However, it’s rarely my favorite. That’s only happened once that I can remember; Sébastien Tellier’s “Divine”…
Melodi Grand Prix: KEiiNO to fly the Norwegian flag in Tel Aviv
Tel Aviv 2019

Melodi Grand Prix: KEiiNO to fly the Norwegian flag in Tel Aviv

KEiiNO won tonight’s Melodi Grand Prix in Spektrum Arena in Oslo, thereby earning the right to represent Norway at Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv in May with “Spirit In The Sky”. The international juries Ten international juries helped decide the four songs that went on to the gold final.…
Hatari win Söngvakeppnin! Will hate win in Tel Aviv?
Tel Aviv 2019

Hatari win Söngvakeppnin! Will hate win in Tel Aviv?

Only time will show, but what is sure is that it did in Iceland tonight! Hatari went all the way with their song “Hatrið mun sigra”. This came as no surprise, as they have been hot favorites to win ever since the Söngvakeppnin songs were first released. The duel In…
Söngvakeppnin 2019: Friðrik Ómar to open the final
Tel Aviv 2019

Söngvakeppnin 2019: Friðrik Ómar to open the final

RÚV just revealed the running order in next week’s final of Söngvakeppnin 2019. Friðrik Ómar, who already represented Iceland in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest, will be first on stage in the final. Running order Friðrik Ómar – Hvað ef ér get ekki elskaðKristina Bærendsen – Mama SaidTara Mobee –…
Two songs in Icelandic in the Söngvakeppnin final!
Tel Aviv 2019

Two songs in Icelandic in the Söngvakeppnin final!

In an article posted this afternoon, Icelandic broadcaster, RÚV, announced that two of the Söngvakeppnin finalists have decided to keep their entries in Icelandic. One of them is Hatari, which was obvious, as they haven’t even made an English version. The other, which comes as quite the surprise to a…
Friðrik Ómar and Tara Mobee qualify for Söngvakeppnin 2019 final
Tel Aviv 2019

Friðrik Ómar and Tara Mobee qualify for Söngvakeppnin 2019 final

Tonight the second semi-final of Söngvakeppnin 2019 took place in Háskólabíó in Reykjavik. As expected, tonight’s two direct qualifiers are Friðrik Ómar and Tara Mobee. Friðrik Ómar performed his “Hvað ef ég get ekki elskað” from the last starting position, and Tara entered the stage as artist number four, with…
Hatari and Hera Björk first two Söngvakeppnin finalists
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Hatari and Hera Björk first two Söngvakeppnin finalists

After an eventful show in Háskólabíó, we now know the first two Söngvakeppnin 2019 finalists; Hatari with “Hatrið mun sigra” and “Eitt andartak” performed by Hera Björk. Hatari in Icelandic in the final Hatari’s song will stay in Icelandic in the final, while Hera Björk’s entry will be performed in…
Who are the Söngvakeppnin 2019 artists?
Tel Aviv 2019

Who are the Söngvakeppnin 2019 artists?

Last night, RÚV revealed the 10 Söngvakeppnin 2019 acts, who will compete in for the right to represent Iceland on the Eurovision stage in Tel Aviv come May. Two former Icelandic representatives and two returning Söngvakeppnin singers are among the artists, alongside a whole lot of newcomers. There are also…
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