Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993

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Eurovision Song Contest 1993
Country  Iceland
National selection
Selection process Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 1993
Selection date(s) 20 February 1993
Selected entrant Inga
Selected song "Þá veistu svarið"
Finals performance
Final result 13th, 42 points
Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1992 1993 1994►

Iceland was represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 1993 by Inga with the song "Þá veistu svarið". Inga was the winner of the Icelandic national final, Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 1993, organised by Icelandic broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV).

Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 1993[edit]

The Icelandic national final, Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins, was held on 20 February at the RÚV studios in Reykjavík, hosted by Steinn Ármann Magnússon. 10 songs competed to represent Iceland at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, with the final winner selected by the votes of nine juries - eight regional juries and a final professional jury.

The winner of "Þá veistu svarið", composed by Jon Kjell Seljeseth and Friðrik Sturluson and performed by Ingibjörg Stefánsdóttir.

Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 1993 - 22 February 1993
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Ingunn Gylfadóttir "Brenndar brýr" 62 3
2 Anna Mjöll Ólafsdóttir "Eins og skot" 70 2
3 Haukur Hauksson "Í roki og regni" 43 6
4 Margrét Eir "Ó hve ljúft er að lifa" 46 5
5 Eró-bikkjan "Hopp-abla-ha" 39 7
6 Katla Maria Hausmann "Samba" 32 9
7 Ingibjörg Stefánsdóttir "Þá veistu svarið" 86 1
8 Ingunn Gylfadóttir "Ég bý hér enn" 34 8
9 Guðlaug Dröfn Ólafsdóttir "Bless bless" 48 4
10 Július Guðmundsson "Himinn, jörð og haf" 20 10

At Eurovision[edit]

Ingibjörg, now as Inga, performed 9th on the night of the contest, held in Millstreet, Ireland, following Malta and preceding Austria. Inga received 42 points for her performance of "Þá veistu svarið", placing 13th of 25 competing countries.

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