Iceland: RÚV Opens Submission Window For “Söngva­keppn­in 2024”

Earlier today, the Icelandic broadcaster RÚV opened the submission window for “Söngva­keppn­in 2024″ – The Icelandic selection for Eurovision 2024

As almost always, Iceland will select a song and an artist for Eurovision via their traditional song contest – “Söngvakeppnin“.

Söngvakeppnin 2024 – Full Details

  1. The submission window opened today (15th of June 2023) and will close on the 10th of September 2023.
  2. Each song must be submitted in Icelandic (the English version is allowed as an additional one).
  3. Representatives of FTT, FÍH, and RÚV will listen to the submitted songs and narrow the list to 10 songs.
  4. 10 selected songs will be revealed in January 2024.
  5. Some established Icelandic writers and composers will be invited to submit songs.
  6. However, the selection process is open to everyone, from beginners and rising stars to established musicians.
  7. The selection process will include 3 televised shows: 2 semi-finals and a grand final.
  8. 5 artists will compete in each semi-final.
  9. A public vote will determine the semi-final results. Meanwhile, in the final, the decision will be a joint public vote and an international jury.
  10. 4 artists (2 from each semi-final) will qualify for the final.
  11. The professional committee will have the right to save another song (in a wild-card format), so the final may include 5 songs.
  12. Each song will be performed in the Icelandic language in the semi-finals. The finalists will have the right to perform a version in another language in the final (English for instance).
  13. Song submission is available here

With this, Iceland joins the list of countries that have already confirmed their participation in Eurovision 2024: Sweden, Norway, Finland, Israel, Cyprus, Moldova, Spain, France, Austria Luxembourg, Germany, and more.

Diljá represented Iceland at Eurovision 2023 with the song “Power“.
She ended up 11th in the second semi-final, missing the opportunity to qualify for the final:

Doron Lahav is 30-year-old, who lives in Israel. Doron has been watching the Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and shows interest in singing and writing.

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