|Singer||: Eyþór Ingi Gunnlaugsson|
|Song||: Ég á Líf|
Eyþór Ingi Gunnlaugsson was born in Dalvík, a small fishing town of approximately 1,400 inhabitants in northern Iceland. Dalvík has nurtured some of Iceland’s greatest singers as it’s also the birthplace of Friðrik Ómar of Euroband (Icelandic Eurovision 2008), and Matthías Matthíasson of Sjonni‘s Friends (Eurovision 2012). Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir and Hera Björk (both Eurovision 2010) also lived there for a time.
Music was clearly a major part of Eyþór Ingi’s childhood; he used to sing Elvis Presley songs while still in kindergarten and he also loved acting. In 2004, at the age of fifteen, he won a part in the Icelandic version of the musical Oliver!, which turned out to be one of the most successful theatrical works ever staged in Akureyri, the capital of northern Iceland. This was only the beginning of his theatrical career as he was offered a part in Óvitar in 2007 as well as taking the leading role in a college staging of the musical Jesus Christ Superstar.