Söngvakeppnin is song competition, organised by the Icelandic broadcaster RÚV, to find the next representative for Iceland at Eurovision.
After long journey with two semi-finals, a final and a super final, we have finally found our winner and it is Daði & Gagnamagnið with their song "Think About Things". Daði & Gagnamagnið and DIMMA both advanced to the super final, where they had the chance to perform their songs again, but it was Daði & Gagnamagnið who came out on top. 1 .
Iceland is a country that takes Eurovision serious, but isn't a country that fans usally put the spotlight on. After Hatari's big success in this years edition, the spotlight has changed a lot for the little island in northern Europe. Hatari's popularity has made Söngvakeppnin even more popular and that is shown by how many songs were sent in to the Icelandic broadcaster RÚV. Earlier this fall they confirmed their participation, on September 12th. At the same time they decide
Icelandic broadcaster RÚV has revealed the full voting results for Söngvakeppnin 2019. The voting was composed of two rounds - the first round saw a ten member international jury and the Icelandic public voting for their favourite out of all five acts. The two acts with the highest score went on to the superfinal, with the winner being decided by 100% public vote. The members of the international jury: Azerbaijan – Konstantin Hudov – Head of Press Belgium – Birgit Simal – TV
The broadcaster for Iceland RÚV, has announced that a total number of 132 songs have been submitted to the channel for the Eurovision 2019 season, in a bid to be the winner of Söngvakeppnin 2019. The deadline closed earlier this week, with the national broadcaster revealing today that the country had received a total of 132 songs. It is now up to a specialist panel to decide which songs should make up the countries national final. There has been slight changes to proceedings