Islande 1992

Iceland sent Heart 2 Heart with the song « Nei eða já » to the Eurovision Song Contest 1992 in Malmö, Sweden, after they won the Icelandic national final.

Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 1992

The Icelandic broadcaster, Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV), held a national final to select the Icelandic entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 1992 – Söngvakeppni Sjónvarpsins 1992. The contest was held at the RÚV TV studios in Reykjavík on 22 February, hosted by Sigrún Waage. 9 songs competed, with the winner being decided through the votes of 9 regional juries.

The winner was Sigríður Beinteinsdóttir and Sigrún Eva Ármannsdottir with the song « Nei eða já » (No or Yes), composed by Friðrik Karlsson, Grétar Örvarsson and Stefán Hilmarsson. Sigríður has previously represented Iceland in 1990 as a member of Stjórnin with « Eitt lag enn« .

National Final – 22 February 1992
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Arnar Freyr Gunnarsson « Eva » 36 7th
2 Margét Eir « Þú mátt mig engu leyna » 43 6th
3 Helga Möller & Karl Örvarsson « Þú, um þig, frá þér, til þín » 30 8th
4 Bjarni Arason « Karen » 80 2nd
5 Gylfi Már Hilmisson « Nótt sem dag » 24 9th
6 Sigríður Beinteinsdóttir & Sigrún Eva Ármannsdottir « Nei eða já«  92 1st
7 Guðrún Gunnarsdóttir « Ljósdimma nótt » 51 4th
8 Björgvin Halldórsson « Mig dreymir » 52 3rd
9 Helga Möller & Karl Örvarsson « Einfalt mál » 48 5th
Jury votes
Song Vesturland Vestfirðir Norðurland vestra Norðurland eystra Austurland Suðurland Reykjanes Reykjavik Total
Eva 5 5 3 8 2 5 6 2 36
Þú mátt mig engu leyna 3 4 5 6 7 6 7 5 43
Þú, um þig, frá þér, til þín 6 3 4 2 3 2 4 6 30
Karen 10 10 10 10 12 8 8 12 80
Nótt sem dag 4 2 2 3 5 3 2 3 24
Nei eða já 12 12 12 12 10 12 12 10 92
Ljósdimma nótt 8 7 8 7 6 4 3 8 51
Mig dreymir 7 6 6 5 4 7 10 7 52
Einfalt mál 2 8 7 4 8 10 5 4 48

At Eurovision

Sigríður and Sigrún performed for Iceland along with Grétar Örvarsson and Friðrik Karlsson as Heart 2 Heart. The group performed 11th on the night of the contest, following Malta and preceding Finland, and received 80 points for their performance of « Nei eða ja », placing 7th of 23 competing countries.

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