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Ari Ólafsson

Name:Ari Ólafsson
Born:21-05-1998
Nationality:Icelandic
   
National Finals:Söngvakeppnin 2018
ESC Entries:Our choice (2018)
   
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Biography

Although born in Reykjavik, Ari Ólafsson spent a part of his childhood in Florida, USA. Selma Björnsdóttir discovered him when he was eleven years old. He got the leading role in the musical Oliver !, which was performed in Borgarleikhúsið. After the Norwegian singer Sissel Kyrkjebø became aware of him in 2011, she invited him to various performances. In 2015 Ari Ólafsson took part in the Icelandic version of the singing competition The Voice. In 2018, he represented Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Our choice”. In 2019 he released a single, “Too good”.

Entries

Country:Our choice
Year:2018
Language:Icelandic
   
Artist:Ari Ólafsson
Song:Our choice
Lyrics:Þórunn Erna Clausen
Composer(s):Þórunn Erna Clausen
   
Backings:Arna Rún Ómarsdóttir
Erla Stefánsdóttir
Gunnar Leó Pálsson
Erna Þórunn Clausen
Vignir Snær Vigfússon
Dancers:
Results Semi
Points:15
Position:19
Running order:2
   
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