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Iceland made it to the Eurovision Song Contest Finals - VIDEO

The second Eurovision Song Contest semi-finals took place tonight. 17 nations competed and 10 made it to the finals. Iceland was among the winners of tonight. Watch Eythor Ingi's performance from tonight, below.

Second Semi-Final Winners' Press Conference

Malmö, Sweden

After the Second Semi-Final, the ten winners gathered at the press conference area next to the Malmö Arena for a joint press conference. Find out what the delegations were asked by the press, and in which half of the Grand Final they were drawn to perform.

Two representatives from each of the ten qualifying delegations answered the questions of the press at the Malmö Arena in a joint press conference today. In addition to that, each country had to draw whether they will perform in the first or second half of the Grand Final.

Iceland

The Icelandic delegation was next to answer the questions of the press. "I’m so thankful to be able to do it once again, and I’ll try to do it even better", Eythor Ingi first stated. "I was pretty relaxed because I had great people all around me, my team, and also the Swedish production was great", he described his feelings on stage, and he thanked the citizens of his home town in Iceland. Iceland was drawn to perform in the second half of the Grand Final.

 

 

About Eythor Ingi

Eyþór Ingi Gunnlaugsson was born on May 29th 1989 in Dalvík, a small fishing town of approximately 1,400 inhabitants in northern Iceland. Dalvík has nurtured some of Iceland’s greatest singers as it’s also the birthplace of Friðrik Ómar of Euroband (Icelandic Eurovision 2008), and Matthías Matthíasson of Sjonni‘s Friends (Eurovision 2012). Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir and Hera Björk (both Eurovision 2010) also lived there for a time.
 

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Source: eurovision.tv

 

Last modified on Thursday, 16 May 2013 23:35

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