Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007

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Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Country  Iceland
National selection
Selection process Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2007
Selection date(s) Semi-finals
20 January 2007
27 January 2007
3 February 2007
Final
17 February 2007
Selected entrant Eiríkur Hauksson
Selected song "Valentine Lost"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (13th)
Iceland in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Iceland selected their participant using their national final, known as Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2007. Eiríkur Hauksson represented Iceland at Eurovision with the song "Valentine Lost". Before the final, there were three semi-finals, comprising 24 songs in total, leading up to the final in Reykjavík which took place on February 17, 2007. Nine song were performed in the Icelandic final, all written by Icelandic composers and sung in Icelandic. The chosen song is written by Kristján Hreinsson and composed by Sveinn Rúnar Sigurðsson.

At Eurovision, the selected song was translated into English as "Valentine Lost". Eiríkur Hauksson performed in the semi-final of Eurovision on 10 May, failing to qualify for the final. The Icelandic entry was to be presented fifth, after Belarus and before Georgia, however, it failed to reach the final of the contest.

This was the third time Eiríkur performed at Eurovision, having represented the country for the first time in 1986, the year of Iceland's debut in the contest. The second time, Eiríkur performed a song for Norway.

Despite actually being in the Eurovision Song Contest, Eiríkur remained the Icelandic representative for the 2007 Nordic preview show.

Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2007 - Final[edit]

For the results of the semi-finals, see Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 2007.
Draw Artist Song Place
1 Friðrik Ómar "Eldur" 2nd
2 Ragnheiður Eiríksdóttir "Ég Og Heilinn Minn" -
3 Andri Bergmann "Bjarta Brosið" -
4 Eiríkur Hauksson "Valentine Lost" 1st
5 Bríet Sunna Valdemarsdóttir "Blómabörn" -
6 Matthías Matthíasson "Húsin Hafa Augu" -
7 Jónsi "Segðu Mér" -
8 Hafsteinn Þórólfsson "Þú Tryllir Mig" 3rd
9 Sigurjón Brink "Áfram" -

At Eurovision[edit]

Points awarded by Iceland[edit]

Points awarded to Iceland[edit]

Points awarded to Iceland (Semi-Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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