ICELAND – The Icelandic representative at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest, Hera Bjork, will hold a Christmas concert in Reykjavik on November 26, with several Eurostars appearing. Past Eurovision representatives who will take part include Greta Salome (Iceland 2010, 2016) and Lisa Angell (France 2015).
Speaking on radio, Hera said, “Eurovision might be big and sometimes extravagant, but we, the contestants, we do follow each other, and we do become friends. And I just love meeting people, who just give me a chill of satisfaction with their voice. Especially when you have been in the business as long as I have, and the chills become so rare”. She added, “Me and my husband met up with Lisa in France this summer, right before the European Football Cup, and I said to her: ‘OK, you’ll just come to Iceland and do a Christmas gig with me’! And she immediately jumped on board, and that was that! She’s coming, and she is over the moon with excitement”.
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Hera Bjork represented Iceland in Oslo with the song “Je ne sais quoi”. She came third in the semifinal and 19th in the grand final. Hera also performed as a backing vocalist for the Icelandic entries at the 2008, 2009 and 2015 editions of the contests.