Iceland was one of the ten nations which will advance to the final in the Eurovision Song Contest. Iceland is now in the final for the first time since 2002.
The Icelandic entry “This is My Life” by Örlygur Smári, made it to the final in the Eurovision Song Contest yesterday evening. Ten other songs advanced to the final, including Sweden and Denmark. Norway and Finland also made their way to the final in the first semi final, which means that all the Nordic countries are in the final which has never happened before. Morgunbladid reports.
The final will be held in Belgrade on Saturday, and the producers of the Eurovision Song Contest believe it will be viewed by over 300 million viewers in Europe. Icelandic television Broadcaster RÚV claims that Eurovision Song Contest is one of the most popular television events of the year in Iceland.