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Europa Song Contest 4
Country Flag of Iceland Iceland
National selection
Selection process Söngvakeppnin 1
Selection date(s) 21 March 2018
Selected entrant Gladius ft. Klara Elias
Selected song "The Lunatics"
Selected songwriter(s) Gladius, Klara Osk Eliasdottir
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (2nd, 204 points)
Final result 1st, 330 points
Iceland in the Europa Song Contest
◄ 3 Eurovision Heart 5 ►

Iceland took part in the fourth edition of the Europa Song Contest which was hosted by the country in Greece. The country was represented by Gladius featuring Klara Elias with the song "The Lunatics". The entry was be selected via the broadcaster of the country, Icelandic Broadcaster. The song got the 1st place in the final with 330 points.

Before ESC

On February 20, RUV announced that the country planned an national selection.

Söngvakeppnin 1

Final

The Winner was Gladius featuring Klara Elias with the song "The Lunatics".

Draw Artist Song Jury Televote Total Place
01 Of Monsters and Men "We Sink" 1 4 5 7
02 Karlotta "Óstöðvandi" 10 8 18 2
03 Gladius ft. Klara Elias "The Lunatics" 8 12 20 1
04 Birgir "Can You Feel It" 12 2 14 3
05 Hildur "Næsta Sumar" 2 10 12 4
06 Arnar Jónsson & Rakel Pálsdóttir "Again" 6 1 7 6
07 Milkywhale "Goodbye" 4 6 10 5

 At ESC

At the allocation draw, Iceland was drawn to compete in the first semi-final. At the running order draw in the second semi final, Iceland was drawn to perform third, following France and proceding Bulgaria. Both the semi-finals and the final were broadcast by RÚV. George was the final and semi-finals television commentators respectively. Greta Salóme was the spokesperson that announced the Icelandic voting in the final.

Voting

Iceland participated and had to vote in the second semi-final. In the final, Iceland announced their votes as 10th.

Points awarded to Iceland

Points Awarded to Iceland (Semi-final 1)
Jury
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Televote
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Iceland (Final)
Jury
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Televote
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 Jury Televoting
12 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Flag of Turkey Turkey
10 Flag of Monaco Monaco Flag of Poland Poland
8 Flag of Turkey Turkey Flag of Moldova Moldova
7 Flag of Hungary Hungary Flag of Monaco Monaco
6 Flag of Israel Israel Flag of Hungary Hungary
5 Flag of Moldova Moldova Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
4 Flag of France France Flag of Ireland Ireland
3 Flag of Portugal Portugal Flag of Portugal Portugal
2 Flag of Ireland Ireland Flag of France France
1 Flag of Romania Romania Flag of Romania Romania
Final votes
Points Jury Televoting
12 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Flag of Turkey Turkey
10 Flag of Turkey Turkey Flag of Hungary Hungary
8 Flag of Monaco Monaco Flag of Cyprus Cyprus
7 Flag of Hungary Hungary Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
6 Flag of Moldova Moldova Flag of Poland Poland
5 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
4 Flag of Portugal Portugal Flag of Italy Italy
3 Flag of Israel Israel Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
2 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Flag of Finland Finland
1 Flag of Finland Finland Flag of Germany Germany

See also

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