Sunday, July 3, 2022

Eurovision Daði calls for backing vocal rule change

Icelandic Eurovision star Daði Freyr has called on Eurovision to return to 100% live vocals. In 2021, organisers introduced a rule - described as an...

Iceland – knock on wood?

Iceland started with a false dawn here in the satellite press centre. They showed about 12 seconds of the girls singing and then moving...

Icelandic sisters talk free language and family love

Well ... RAI were still insisting Iceland and Greece would switch their times today, but this was seemingly the after effects of a boozy...

Monty’s Eurovision Countdown Part 18 – Iceland

I know I’m here to review the song we are seeing in Eurovision rather than one that’s not (hell – I have an entire...

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 18 – Iceland

Systur - Með Hækkandi Sól This is the sound I suspect Estonian STEFAN was going for, but done properly. There's a real 'Calm after the...

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 18 – Iceland

Systur - Með Hækkandi Sól I didn’t think that the Grand Ole Opry had an outpost in Reykjavik, until these three trotted up to...

Iceland decides: Sigga, Beta and Elín to Eurovision 2022

In contrast to Sweden's Melodifestivalen, the Icelandic selection is a much more intimate affair. RUV broadcast two semi finals prior to tonight's final with...

Icelandic Söngvakeppnin Heat 2 results

Icelandic broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV) is once again using Söngvakeppnin to select the Icelandic entry for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. This year, each heat takes...

Icelandic Söngvakeppnin Heat 1 results

Icelandic broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV) is once again using Söngvakeppnin to select the Icelandic entry for the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. This year, each heat takes...

16 October – No need to pretend

I know, we keep picking songs from the 20th Century that no-one remembers, and aren't impressive. Well I'm hopefully redressing that balance today with...