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The Iceland 2017 Eurovision final or Söngvakeppnin consists of 7 acts. Three were selected from the 1st semi-final, and three from the 2nd semi-final and one via a wildcard. The running order of the final is as follows:

  1. Aron Hannes EmilssonTonight
  2. Arnar Jónsson & Rakel PálsdóttirAgain
  3. Aron BrinkHypnotised
  4. Hildur Kristin SefánsdóttirBammbaramm
  5. Rúnar Eff RúnarssonMake your way back home
  6. Svala BjörgvinsdóttirPaper
  7. Daði Freyr PéturssonIs this love?

In the two semi-finals, all competing entries were required to be performed in Icelandic language; however, entries competing in the final were required to be presented in the language they would compete within the Eurovision Song Contest.

ESC Covers is rooting for Aron Hannes Emilsson with his song Tonight


Måns Zelmerlöw to perform in Iceland

Måns Zelmerlöw, winner of the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, will perform at the Icelandic Finals this year.
On the 11th of March the six final Icelandic entries will compete in Laugardalshöll Arena for the chance to represent Iceland in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine.
Last year´s guests of honour was Loreen, winner of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan, with her entry “Euphoria” and the Sandra Kim the Belgian singer who won Eurovision Song Contest 1986 with the song “J’aime la vie” .
This year, Swedish Måns Zelmerlöw, is set to perform at least two songs at the Icelandic finals in the Laugardalshöll Arena.
His entry, “Heroes”, was the winning act at the 2015 event in Vienna, Austria.
The Eurovision Song Contest is one of the most popular televised events in Iceland and Zelmerlöw´s performance is much anticipated by the fans. The Swedish heart throb is likely to set some hearts aflutter.
Info from Icelandic head of press – David Luther
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