Iceland: RUV confirms participation in Eurovision 2014

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 3,845 views

RUV, the Icelandic national broadcaster has confirmed to that Iceland will participate at the forthcoming 2014 Eurovision Song Contest in Denmark. The method and mechanism to select the 2014 Icelandic entry is yet to be determined and announced

Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, San Marino and Belgium have all confirmed their participation at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest having announced their plans for the forthcoming Eurovision edition. We must also add  Ireland  to the list of confirmed countries as the Emerald Isle confirmed their participation to last week.

Iceland debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1986 and is yet to win the event. The Scandinavian island has come close to winning the event twice in 1999 with Selma’s All out of luck and in 2009 with Yohanna‘s Is it true, both placing 2nd.

Eythor Ingi represented Iceland at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo with Ég á líf, placing 17th.

The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Denmark on 6, 8, 10 May. Stay tuned to for the latest information on Iceland and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.