Europa Song Contest Wiki
Europa Song Contest Wiki
Europa Song Contest 2
Country Flag of Iceland.png Iceland
National selection
Selection process Internal selection
Selection date(s) 20 April 2017
Selected entrant Birgir
Selected song "Last For Long"
Selected songwriter(s) Birgir Steinn Stefánsson, Andri Þór Jónsson
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (14th, 55 points)
Iceland in the Europa Song Contest
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Iceland took part in the second edition of the Europa Song Contest which was hosted by the country in Oldenburg. The country was represented by Birgir with the song "Last For Long". The entry was be selected via the broadcaster of the country, RÚV. The song failed to qualify because got the 14th place in the semi-final with 55 points.

Before ESC

It was announced that the entrant would be revealed, together with his song, on April 20.

Internal Selection

On April 20 2017, the Iceland entrant was selected. It was chosen that Birgir would represent Iceland with his single "Last For Song".


Birgir performing "Last For Long" during the semi-final in Oldenburg.

At the allocation draw, Iceland was drawn to compete in the first semi-final. At the running order draw in the first semi final, Iceland was drawn to perform sevententh, following Czech Republic.

Both the semi-finals and the final were broadcast by RÚV. George was the final and semi-finals television commentators respectively. Kristbjörg Kjeld was the spokesperson that announced the Icelandic voting in the final.


Points awarded to Iceland

Points awarded to Iceland (Semi-final 1)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Iceland

Semi-final 1 votes
Points Country
12 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia
10 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia
8 Flag of Poland.png Poland
7 Flag of Israel.png Israel
6 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic
5 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan
4 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands
3 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus
2 Flag of Belgium.png Belgium
1 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
Final votes
Points Country
12 Flag Of Greece.png Greece
10 Flag of Malta.png Malta
8 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan
7 Flag of Poland.png Poland
6 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
5 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia
4 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus
3 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan
2 Flag of Italy.png Italy
1 Flag of Austria.png Austria

See also