The 12 participants in Iceland’s Eurovision 2016 selection have been announced this evening in Iceland.
The 12 participants have been selected from 260 songs that were submitted into the Icelandic broadcaster. The reveal of the participants took place during “Vikan með Gísla Marteini”, one of the guests on the show was the 1997 participant Pall Oskar.
The participants are as follows:
- Kreisí – Sigga Eyrún
- Óvær – Helgi Valur Ásgeirsson
- Ótöluð orð – Erna Mist & Magnús Thorlacius
- Hugur minn er – Erna Clausen
- Spring yfir heiminn – Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson
- Augnablik – Öldu Dís Arnardóttur
- Óstöðvandi – Karlotta Sigurðardóttir
- Fátækur námsmaður – Ingólfur Þórarinsson
- Á ný – Elísabet Ormslev
- Raddirnar – Greta Salome
- Ég sé þig – Sigríður Eir Zophoniasardóttir & Jóhanna Vala Höskuldsdóttir
- Pálmi Gunnarsson – Ég leiði þig heim
A total of 7 singers will compete in the Icelandic final on February 20.