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Twitterers in Iceland enjoy Eurovison, with a cartoon topping the most retweeted list

By Staff

  • Go Pollapönk! Photo/Stefán Karlsson

Iceland's contribution to the Eurovision Song Contest, "No prejudice" by band Pollapönk came in at number 15 in the finals of the competition on Saturday.  Twenty-six acts took part in the final.

Twitterers in Iceland participated gleefully in the event through their smartphones and computers. 

According to Vodafone.is, which co-hosted a Tweet center with the National Broadcasting Service, more than sixteen thousand tweets with the hastag #12stig (#12points) were sent out during the event. 

The most retwteeted one was a tribute to Pollapönk by cartoonist and comedian Hugleikur Dagsson, see below.

 

 

 

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