Iceland debuted in the second edition of Europa Song Contest and has participated in every edition since then. The Icelandic broadcaster, RÚV, has been in charge for the country's participation since the second edition. The broadcaster started hosting Söngvakeppnin.
RÚV has shown interest on participating in the contest very early. They confirmed their debut a few hours after the submissions of the contest had opened. They started hosting Söngvakeppnin since the fourth edition. Their best result is so far one victory in the fourth edition while their worst result is the fourteenth place in the semi-final achieved in the second edition. Iceland host the contest in the fifth edition, in Reykjavik and choose internal Greta Salóme with the song "Running Out Of Time".
The tables list the points given or received by Iceland in the semi-finals, the finals and a total of both. However, the points given in Pre-Qualification Rounds are not included. Poland is currently the country that has received the most points from Sweden while Poland is the country that has given the most points to Iceland.
Sweden has given the most points to... (finals only)
Since the second edition there have been different commentators and spokespersons for Iceland. However, all the events were broadcasted by RÚV, on both radio and television. Jan Simonis have been the one semi-final and final television commentator, all serving for different editions.
The spokespersons have been different in each edition except the third and the fourth.
The contest takes place during the contest, usually during the second semi-final of the respective edition. It is not an televised event, but only through YouTube. Iceland debuted in the second edition, held for the fourth edition.