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First three finalists for Eurovision chosen in Iceland!

First three finalists for Eurovision chosen in Iceland!
Emma Kiernan

The first semi-final of Iceland’s national selection, Söngvakeppnin 2016, took place on Saturday and three acts have been chosen to progress to the Icelandic final.

 

 

The line-up
  1. Greta Salóme – Raddirnar (Greta Salóme Stefánsdóttir)
  2. Hjörtur Traustason & Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir – Hugur minn er (Þórunn Erna Clausen)
  3. Ingólfur Þórarinsson – Fátækur námsmaður (Ingólfur Þórarinsson)
  4. The Band Eva – Ég sé þig (Sigríður Eir Zophoniasardóttir & Jóhanna Vala Höskuldsdóttir)
  5. Karlotta Sigurðardóttir – Óstöðvandi (Kristinn Sigurpáll Sturluson, Ylva Persson, Linda Persson & Karlotta Sigurðardóttir)
  6. Sigga Eyrún – Kreisí (Karl Olgeirsson & Sigríður Eyrún Friðriksdóttir)

The top three songs were chosen by a public televote.

 

The Qualifiers
  • Greta Salóme – Raddirnar


 

  • Karlotta Sigurðardóttir – Óstöðvandi


 

  • Hjörtur Traustason & Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir – Hugur minn er


 

The three qualifiers from semi-final one will compete in the Söngvakeppnin 2016 final on February 20. A wild card chosen from the non-qualifiers from both semi-finals will also be chosen by a jury to compete in the final.

 

 

 

 

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