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Case closed – It's True for Iceland!

Posted 14 Febuary 2009 at 22:59

Tonight was the grand evening in the popular Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins – and when Iceland decided, Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir came out on top with the ballad and fan-favourite Is It True. The full running order was as follows (winner in bold):
Edgar Smári - The Kiss We Never Kissed Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir - Is It True Ingó - Undir Regnbogann Hreindís Ylva Garðarsdóttir Holm - Vornótt Kaja Halldórsdottir - Lygin Ein Arnar, Edgar, Sverrir & Ólafur - Easy To Fool Elektra - Got No Love Jógvan Hansen - I Think The World Of You
After Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir, Ingó with Undir Regnbogann finished as the runner-up. Undir Regnbogann is co-written by Eurovision veteran Eiríkur Hauksson.
The final was broadcast on RÚV and on the Internet will, starting 21:05 CET. The show was hosted by Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir and Eva María Jónsdóttir, the same duo as in the semi-finals. The 8 competing songs in the final in Iceland was decided from in total 16 semi-finalists competing in 4 semi-finals. The result was decided by televoting. In the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008 Iceland finished 14th with Euroband's This Is My Life. In Moscow, Iceland will compete in the first semi-final.
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