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Pollapönk

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Group members:Heiðar Örn Kristjánsson
Haraldur Freyr Gíslason
Guðni Þórarinn Finnsson
Arnar Þór Gíslason
Established:2006
Nationality:Icelandic
   
National Finals:Söngvakeppnin 2014
ESC Entries:No prejudice (2014)
   
Website:facebook.com/pollaponk

Biography

Pollapönk are an Icelandic punk-inflected children’s music band. The band was founded in 2006 by singer Heiðar Örn Kristjánsson and lead guitarist Haraldur Freyr Gíslason, both of the rock band Botnleðja. In 2014, Pollapönk entered their song “Enga fordóma” in Söngvakeppnin 2014, the contest to select Iceland’s entry in that year’s Eurovision Song Contest, winning from 297 total entries. They sang the song in English in the Eurovision final as “No prejudice”.

Entries

Country:Iceland
Year:2014
Language:English
   
Artist:Pollapönk
Song:No prejudice
Lyrics:Heiðar Örn Kristjánsson, Haraldur F. Gíslason, John Grant
Composer(s):Heiðar Örn Kristjánsson
   
Backing Vocals:Óttar Proppé, Snæbjörn Ragnarsson
Dancers:
Results Semi
Points:61
Position:8
Running order:5
   
Results 
Points:58
Position:15
Running order:4
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