New Concert building
Yesterday ( friday the 13th ) wa the official opening of the new Concert and conference hall in Reykjavik.
Its name is Harpa.
It was a invitation only opening.
Politicians and Bankers and other officials where invited.
Small group of protesters where at the entrance,and when the President of Iceland came ,he talked to them .
This weekend the Concert hall will be open to the public.
The discussion now is that the respect for parliement is at a low point these days.
Members of parliement are using words ,that they should not use in public.
So the trust and respect for parliement is not high.
Tonight is the Eurovison song contest finals in Dusseldorf.
Iceland got in , in the semifinals on last tuesday.
This song contest has been around for over 50 years.
It is held by state televisions around Europe.
And the prize is that the winner gets to hold the contest next year.
If Iceland should win , it would be and expensive contest to hold next year.
Here is a video of the Icelands song in the Eurovision this year.