Iceland: Listen to the songs competing at “Söngvakeppnin 2016”

RUV has just published the 12 candidate songs that will be competing at this year’s “Söngvakeppnin 2016”!

Check the allocation of semi-finals and listen to the songs below:

Semi-Final 1 – 6th of February (Place: Háskólabíói)

  1. Sigríður Eir Zophoniasardóttir & Jóhanna Vala Höskuldsdóttir – Égséþig (I see you)
  2. Ingólfur Þórarinsson – Fátækur námsmaður (A broke student)
  3. Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir & Hjörtur Traustason – Hugurminner (My mind is)
  4. Sigga Eyrún – Kreisí (Crazy)
  5. Karlotta Sigurðardóttir – Óstöðvandi (Unstoppable)
  6. Greta Salome Stefánsdóttir – Raddirnar (The Voices)

Semi-Final 2 – 13th of February (Place: Háskólabíói)

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Grand Final – 20th February (Place: Laugardalshöll Arena)

This year, Iceland will be celebrating the 30th anniversary of “Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins”, one of the biggest TV shows in the country. The 2016 Icelandic national selection will be made up of three shows, two semi-finals and a Grand Final, whose tickets will go on sale on January 19 here.

Three acts will go through to the national final from each semi-final with a seventh finalist being chosen from the non-qualifiers. The songs will be performed in Icelandic language at the semi-finals, but in the Grand Final all the competing songs must be performed in the language that the artist intends to perform the song in Stockholm.

Who is your favourite song?

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)

My name is Belén. I’m a musician and English teacher from Spain.

I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). I love Eurovision because I love discovering new songs every year.

Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about (Junior) Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos, designing and editing videos, I’m very creative!

I have already traveled to Eurovision and Junior Eurovision a few times and I highly recommend it! =)

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