Iceland 13th on stage in Eurovision Song Contest
Svala Björgvins will step on the big Eurovision stage on 9 May on Iceland’s behalf. She will be the 13th in line, a good place according to Icelandic Eurovision specialists and enthusiasts.
In 1999 Selma Björnsdóttir competed on Iceland behalf and was the runner up, she was the 13th to step on stage that year.
Svala is a successful musician working in Los Angeles, and decided on a whim to submit the song Paper to the preliminary competition in Iceland. The song is not what you would call a typical Eurovision song, but has been predicted to be successful.