Residents from LazyTown and their friends from far and wide performed in the Laugardal Sports Hall on Saturday, March 27, 2010. The LazyTown festival - Latibaer í Höllini - took place with a lot of trumpets and singing, and children of all ages had a good time with Stephanie's cheerfulness and the cunning tricks of Robbie Rotten, to name a few. In the lobby there were props of LazyTown to play ...
“There will be open auditions and they will take place on Saturday, February 13, 2010, at the Hilton Nordica hotel at Suðurlandsbraut. Start promptly at ten o’clock and people should arrive on time because we feel a lot of interest and expect a large number of people,” says Gunnar Helgason, director of the LazyTown festival which will take place in Laugardalshöll, Iceland, on March 27, 2010.
Girls between the ages of 8 and 28 can attend and try out the role of Stephanie and the one who will be chosen will have plenty to do because there are a lot of projects ahead of LazyTown in the near future. “We want to give all the candidates enough time to shine and that’s why there will be two juries; Magnús Scheving and Máni Svavarsson will be there in addition to the sisters Guðfinna and Birna Björnsdætra. Margrét Eir becomes a special ear for the singing tone,” explains Gunnar.
Stephanie (Solla) is probably one of the most well-known Icelandic girls in the world today, apart from maybe Björk, although not many viewers abroad are aware of her nationality. So funny that the one who played Stephanie before, Linda Ásgeirsdóttir, is acting under Gunnar’s direction in another play: Skoppa and Skrítla.
Gunnar wanted to encourage all girls of this age to attend because LazyTown is always looking for talented people. “We always need dancers and it’s always good to be on the list.” Registration starts on vísir.is on Monday, and Stephanie’s LazyTown songs will be available on Latibær.is and Bylgjan.is.
February 10, 2010
Dagblaðið Vísir -Volume 100, Issue 17, Page 20
The search for Stephanie for the LazyTown festival has started
LazyTown and the entertainment company Bravo are now looking for a new Stephanie for the LazyTown festival, which will take place in Laugardalshöll on March 27, 2010. Even if Stephanie’s character is only eight years old in the episodes about LazyTown, girls and women between the ages of 8 and 28 can compete in the auditions that take place on Saturday, February 13,2010.
Anyone can take part in the auditions, which take place at 11 a.m. at the Hotel Hilton Reykjavík Nordica, where no experience or training in singing or dancing is required. Participants will be asked to sing a piece of Stephanie’s song. Two three-person juries will be at work throughout the day. The juries will then choose those who will advance on Sunday, February 14, 2010, and those participants will be tested further on days 15-17 of February. The aim is that the new Stephanie will be found by Thursday, February 18.
It will be the first work of the new Stephanie to be performed at the aforementioned family festival in LazyTown. There will be all the characters from the shows as well as many nationally known Icelanders. You can register for the auditions at visir.is, where you can also find all the information as well as the songs that must be sung in the auditions.