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.
History of Iceland in the Europa Song Contest Edit
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".