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Wednesday, 08 February 2012 16:43

Iceland: Running Order Revealed

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The next two weeks will be the most important weeks in the lead up to the 2012 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest set to take place in Baku, Azerbaijan and this is because there will be a number of nations who will be marking their revelations in terms of artist and song. The total number of choices which are set to be announced amount to nine (9), four (4) of which will be coming at the end of this upcoming weekend. Now, a couple of weeks ago, Iceland started their selection process choosing a total of seven (7) finalists along the way.

The process has been carefully followed as the semi-finals were presented by the Icelandic broadcaster; RÚV. Two of each show made it through The quality of the songs is actually quite strong and with the right entry, the country may be heading for their best result since 2009 when Yohanna and her track 'Is It True?' finished in the runner-up position just behind Alexander Rybak and his entry 'Fairytale'. The running order of the Icelandic selection has also been revealed and you can see this just below.

  1. Heiða and Guðrún Árný – Aldrei sleppir mér
  2. Magni Ásgeirsson – Hugarró
  3. Rósa Birgítta Ísfeld – Stund með þér
  4. Simbi og Hrútspungarnir – Hey
  5. Regína Ósk – Hjartað brennur
  6. Blár Opal – Stattu upp
  7. Greta Salóme and Jónsi – Mundu eftir mér

Keith Borg-Micallef will be on hand from ESCflashmalta to cover the event live as it unfolds. Therefore, we would like you to stay tuned for yet another jam packed weekend from all around Europe as we aim to cover Iceland, Norway and Hungary in the best way that we possibly can. The show on Saturday is set to start at 21:30 which will also be an hour later than the time which they follow in the Scandinavian country.

Source: RÚV

Last modified on Wednesday, 08 February 2012 16:48