Here is Iceland’s entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The song is sung and written by my former schoolmate, the violinist Gréta Salóme. Her co-singer is Jónsi (no not that Jónsi).

The Grand Final is tonight, guaranteeing all the streets in Reykjavík to stay empty.

(Source: luvrly)

Although most Icelanders won’t admit they enjoy Eurovision, the streets are empty while it’s on. As you might have noticed, Iceland passed through the semi finals yesterday. Some accept that they actually enjoy Eurovision, such as Ása Sylvía in the picture above. Perhaps living abroad stirs up such patriotism. Check out her video to see her celebrating Iceland’s success wearing nothing but an Icelandic flag…

Although most Icelanders won’t admit they enjoy Eurovision, the streets are empty while it’s on. As you might have noticed, Iceland passed through the semi finals yesterday. Some accept that they actually enjoy Eurovision, such as Ása Sylvía in the picture above. Perhaps living abroad stirs up such patriotism. Check out her video to see her celebrating Iceland’s success wearing nothing but an Icelandic flag

Iceland just passed the semi finals in Eurovision

This is what an Icelandic polar bear would do if he had Eurovision on his TV. I have to agree.

We don’t really have polar bears in Iceland, but we do have Polar Beer.

A sample of some of Iceland’s worst music. But hey it’s Eurovision.

(Source: beyorke)