Icelandic Band Hatari Releases Video for New Song ‘Klefi / Samed’

Icelandic band Hatari finished in 10th place at Eurovision 2019 with their song ‘Hatrid Mun Sigra’. With 232 points, this gave Iceland their best result this decade, but their appearance was not without controversy. The group who were quite vocal about their political opinions regarding the Middle Eastern conflict in the lead up to the Contest, unfurled a Palestinian flag when their televote total was unveiled on Saturday night. This action led to audible boos in the Israeli arena and saw security staff attempt to remove the flag from them. Continue reading

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Review: Hatari- ‘Hatrid mun sigra’ (Iceland)

Artist: Hatari

Song: Hatrid Mun Sigra

Country: Iceland

Rating: ★★★★★★★★☆☆

Ranking: 13th

Betting Odds: 15/1

Hatari are Iceland’s pick for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. They will be hoping to break a streak of non-qualifications with the song ‘Hatrid Mun Sigra’.

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Eurovision Rehearsals Continue with Belgium, Georgia, Australia, Iceland, Estonia, Portugal, Greece and San Marino!

Today the first round of rehearsals for Eurovision 2019 continued with the eight remaining acts from Semi Final 1 taking to the stage for the first time, giving us an idea of how they sound live and how they will stage their song when Eurovision kicks off proper with the first semi final on 14 May. Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2019 Group F: Results!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the fourth consecutive year in 2019. Group F saw Anna Odobescu, Zala and Gaspar, Hatari, Tulia and Katerine Duska do battle for Moldova, Slovenia, Iceland, Poland and Greece respectively for the two spots in the next round. You’ve been voting since Thursday and now it’s time to reveal the results! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2019: Group F!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the fourth consecutive year and we continue the competition with Group F. Group F consists of Moldova, Slovenia, Iceland, Poland and Greece. Take a look at their songs below and vote for your favourite in our poll!
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10 Things About…Hatari!

Iceland will be represented at Eurovision 2019 by Hatari. Get to know the band better with our 10 Things About…Hatari piece!

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Iceland Will Be Represented by Hatari at Eurovision 2019!

Iceland have truly outdone themselves this year, giving us a great selection of songs in their national final Songvakeppnin. Five songs made it through to tonight’s final and in the end the nation have chosen Hatari to represent them in Tel Aviv with the song ‘Hatrið mun sigra’.
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Ranking: Iceland’s Songvakeppnin 2019 Contenders!

Iceland’s pick last year was a little bit lack lustre, but they more than make up for it in 2019 with ten really good songs from a eclectic mix of genres. Any of the ten songs could go on to do very well at Eurovision and we had a difficult time trying to rate and rank them. We finally did it, read on to find out which are our favourites!
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10 Songs for Iceland’s Songvakeppnin 2019 Leak!

Iceland is the little nation that could. Despite having some great tracks in the last five years, Iceland haven’t made it to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest since 2014. They will be hoping to turn this unfortunate streak around in 2019 and this began today when broadcaster RUV revealed their plans for Eurovision 2019 at a press conference. Continue reading