Two songs proceed to the Icelandic final

Two songs proceed to the Icelandic final
The logo of the Icelandic selection
Reykjavik, Iceland -

Iceland started the task of succeeding their best placing ever at the Eurovision Song Contest tonight in the first semi-final of Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins, where Matthías Matthíasson and Írís Hólm made it to the final.

The national broadcaster of Iceland, RUV, started their Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2010 national selection tonight. The two songs with the most televotes qualified for the final on the 6th of February. The five songs competing in the first semi-final were (qualifiers in bold):

  • Íris Hólm - The One
  • Matthías Matthíasson - Out Of Sight
  • Sigurjón Brink - You Knocked Upon My Door
  • Kolbrún Eva Viktorsdóttir - You Are The One
  • Karen Pálsdóttir - In The Future

Before the final, two more semi-finals will follow on the 16th and the 23rd of January and there will also be a special show where the songs will be summed up on the 30th of January. Last year Iceland was the runner-up in the Eurovision Song Contest Final with Yohanna's Is It True?


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  • Posted on 15 January 2010 at 15:39
    Iris Holm! Grettings from Serbia! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11 January 2010 at 13:44
    I think the two right ones went through. They gave the best performances. report to the moderator
  • Posted on 11 January 2010 at 00:43
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EISHsufVlww ----->best from Serbia!!!
    God luck Iceland!Last year Johanna was great!I hope this year Iceland will win!Greathings from Serbia! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 10 January 2010 at 13:01
    I think "The One" is just so predicible! I mean, when the song starts you know what she's going to say, and the music sounds repetitive, and just like you have heard it before. I don't think it'd be a good choice. Out of sight, on contrast, is fresh, fun, and in my opinion very good. I think it could have more options of winning... report to the moderator
  • Posted on 10 January 2010 at 11:11
    "The one" is brilliant. sounds like it could go on to win the competition if chosen to represent Iceland. Also really like "Out of Sight" but its not a winner. report to the moderator
  • Posted on 10 January 2010 at 08:19
    You making mestake! "In the Future" and "You Knocked Upon my Door" are a better choice for Eurovision.
    I like them better then those two you chose!!! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 10 January 2010 at 02:10
    I don't like balad again from Iceland :) ICELAND PLISS CHOSE Out Of Sight!!!! I thing that Íris Hólm is verry good singer and her song is so power and nice, in my opinion Out Of Sight is better and more interesant than The One :) but I thing that you will make real chose! GoodLuck Iceland :) report to the moderator