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Iceland in Eurovision

Who will follow in the footsteps of Ukraine's Jamala and Eurovision 2017?

Iceland confirms participation in Eurovision 2017

24 Aug Despite failing to qualify for the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest in both 2015 and 2016, Iceland is not deterred and will be back next year.

Greta Salóme on the Eurovision stage in Stockholm.

Iceland Eurovision dress for sale on eBay

8 Jun Iceland’s representative in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest has decided to sell the dress she performed in – with all proceeds going to the Step Up anti-bullying app.

This year's Swedish hosts, Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw.

Iceland crazy for Eurovision – even when they're not in it!

24 May 2016 Iceland’s enthusiasm for the Eurovision Song Contest was in no way dampened by not qualifying this year – with over 95% of the entire TV viewing public tuning in for the grand final.

Stefánsson is parts of the Icelandic pop group Retro Stefson.

Iceland’s face of Eurovision: “Just ignore the racists”

18 May 2016 “My father taught my brother Logi and me to ignore these people, as they will always exist,” Stefánsson wrote on his Facebook page yesterday.

Anger and disgust at Icelandic Eurovision racist slurs

17 May 2016 Racist comments about Iceland’s spokesperson at Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest have caused anger and disgust among Icelanders on social media.

Jamala from Ukraine.

Iceland only country not to vote for Eurovision winner

16 May 2016 Scoring a grand total of 534 points, Ukraine’s Jamala clinched a thrilling victory at Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest – but failed to pick up a single point from Iceland.

San Marino is sadly no longer an option...

Who should Iceland support at Eurovision 2016?

13 May 2016 The question is: who to cheer and wave an enthusiastic flag for, now that Iceland is not taking part? Here are Iceland Monitor’s tips...

Iceland’s 2016 Eurovision dream is over

10 May 2016 Iceland has crashed out of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest at the semi-final stage, having failed to secure a high enough position in tonight’s qualification heat.

From last night's jury semi-final.

VIDEO: Iceland’s big Eurovision moment tonight!

10 May 2016 There are just a few short hours left till Greta Salóme takes to the Eurovision stage in Stockholm to try and secure a ticket to Saturday’s grand final.

The Swedish capital of Stockholm is gearing up for this year's extravaganza.

VIDEO: Iceland’s second rehearsal for Eurovision 2016

7 May 2016 Iceland’s Greta Salóme took to the Eurovision stage yesterday for her second rehearsal of her song Hear Them Calling, which will be competing on Tuesday for a place in the 2016 grand final.

Rehearsing positions.

Iceland impress at first Eurovision rehearsal

4 May 2016 Eurovision journalists predict a confident final qualification for Iceland after seeing the first rehearsal of all songs competing in Semi Final 1 next Tuesday.

Yohanna scored a second place for Iceland in 2009, but just misses out on our Top 5 Best Iceland Moments in Eurovision.

The highs and lows of Iceland at Eurovision

2 May 2016 Ice­land Monitor has put toget­her its own very su­bj­ecti­ve Top 5 of Iceland’s best and worst entries at the Eurovisi­on Song Contest.

Can Iceland's Greta Salóme follow in the footsteps of last year's Swedish winner Mans Zelmerlöw?

No Top 10 spot for Iceland in Eurovision, say fans

2 May 2016 Online bookies are even less optimistic, with Iceland currently languishing down in 20th place out of a total of 42.

The Ericsson Globe arena in Stockholm, venue of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.

Little chance of Iceland Eurovision win, say bookies

28 Apr 2016 If results go according to bookies’ predictions, Iceland can expect to qualify for the final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest by the skin of its teeth.

Greta Salóme Stefánsdóttir performing her song.

Iceland to sing 16th in Eurovision 2016

8 Apr 2016 Swedish producers of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have this morning revealed the running order for the two qualifying heats – which Iceland must clear to take part in the grand final.

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