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Gjon's Tears from Switzerland wins fourth show of Alla leið in Iceland

The jury of the Icelandic alternative Eurovision 2020 show has chosen their final favorite song, "Répondez-moi" the Swiss entry performed by Gjon's Tears

And that's a wrap for Iceland's Alla leið! The final show has just ended and determined Gjon's Tears from Switzerland as the winner of the fourth – and last round.

The country has been searching for of its Eurovision 2020 winner after the cancellation of the original contest in Rotterdam which will be officially announced on 14 May.

Tonight, the juries reviewed the final group of songs and Gjon's Tears joined the group of winners of the show: their very own Daði & Gagnamagnið, Diodato from Italy and Ukraine's Go_A.

Switzerland: Gjon's Tears - "Répondez-moi"

Alla leið – Show 4 results

  1. Switzerland: Gjon's Tears – Répondez-moi (44 points)
  2. Bulgaria: Victoria – Tears Getting Sober (43 points)
  3. Spain: Blas Cantó – Universo (26 points)
  4. Armenia: Athena Manoukian – Chains On You (24 points)
  5. Albania: Arilena Ara – Fall From The Sky (23 points)
  6. France: Tom Leeb – Mon Aillée (23 points)
  7. Finland: Aksel Kankaanranta – Looking Back (18 points)
  8. Denmark: Ben & Tan – Yes (16 points)
  9. Latvia: Samanta Tina – Still Breathing (14 points)
  10. Georgia: Tornike Kipiani – Take Me As I am (8 points)
  11. Portugal: Elisa – Medo De Sentir (6 points)

Alla leið – Current Standing

  1. Italy: Diodato – Fai Rumore (48 points)
  2. Iceland: Daði & Gagnamagnið – Think About Things (48 points)
  3. Switzerland: Gjon's Tears – Répondez-moi (44 points)
  4. Bulgaria: Victoria – Tears Getting Sober (43 points)
  5. Germany: Ben Dolic – Violent Things (40 points)
  6. Ukraine: Go_A – Solovey (40 points)
  7. Azerbaijan: Samira Efendi – Cleopatra (37 points)
  8. Russia: Little Big – Uno (34 points)
  9. Lithuania: The Roop – On Fire (32 points)
  10. Malta: Destiny – All Of My Love (32 points)
  11. Austria: Vincent Bueno – Alive (32 points)
  12. United Kingdom: James Newman – My Last Breath (32 points)
  13. Greece: Stefania – Supergirl (32 points)
  14. Serbia: Hurricane – Hasta La Vista (27 points)
  15. San Marino: Senhit – Freaky! (27 points)
  16. Norway: Ulrikke – Attention (26 points)
  17. Spain: Blas Cantó – Universo (26 points)
  18. Poland: Alicja – Empires (25 points)
  19. Israel: Eden Alene – Feker Libi (24 points)
  20. Armenia: Athena Manoukian – Chains On You (24 points)
  21. France: Tom Leeb – Mon Aillée (23 points)
  22. Albania: Arilena Ara – Fall From The Sky (23 points)
  23. North Macedonia: Vasil – You (22 points)
  24. Ireland: Lesley Roy – Story Of My Life (22 points)
  25. Romania: Roxen – Alcohol You (22 points)
  26. Moldova: Natalia Gordienko – Prison (22 points)
  27. Estonia: Uku Suviste – What Love Is (21 points)
  28. Belgium: Hooverphonic – Release Me (19 points)
  29. Czech Republic: Benny Cristo – Kemama (18 points)
  30. Netherlands: Jeangu Macrooy – Grow (18 points)
  31. Finland: Aksel Kankaanranta – Looking Back (18 points)
  32. Australia: Montaigne – Don't Break Me (16 points)
  33. Slovenia: Ana Soklič – Voda (16 points)
  34. Denmark: Ben & Tan – Yes (16 points)
  35. Croatia: Damir Kedžo – Divlji vjetre (15 points)
  36. Belarus: VAL – Da Vidna (14 points)
  37. Latvia: Samanta Tina – Still Breathing (14 points)
  38. Cyprus: Sandro Nicolas – Running (13 points)
  39. Sweden: The Mamas – Move (11 points)
  40. Georgia: Tornike Kipiani – Take Me As I am (8 points)
  41. Portugal: Elisa – Medo De Sentir (6 points)

Alla leið is hosted by Felix Bergsson and Bjorg Magnus. Tonight's jury panel was composed by:

  • Karitas Harpa
  • Jóhannes Þór Skúlason
  • Helga Möller
  • Logi Bergmann Eiðsson

Bjorg Magnus was in charge of the interviews. This time, she was joined by Óttarr Proppé from Pollapönk (Iceland 2014), Einar Stéfansson from Hatari (Iceland 2019), Paul Oscar (Iceland 1997) and Icelandic public figure Dröfn Ösp Snorradóttir.

Alla leið and Okkar 12 stig

Every Saturday, starting on 18 April, RÚV will broadcast a few shows that will be looking at songs from the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 edition with a panel giving votes which will serve as an alternative jury vote:

The public will also get the chance to vote for their favourite songs which will serve as an alternative televote which will culminate on 12 May, when RÚV reveals the top 15 voted songs.

Finally, on 14 May, a final show - Okkar 12 stig - will air and crown the winner of the Icelandic vote.

Iceland in Eurovision Song Contest

Iceland 1999: Selma Björnsdóttir - "All Out Of Luck"

Iceland's debut in Eurovision Song Contest was back in 1986, and has been participating 32 times since.

Best result are two second-places with Yohanna in 2009 and Selma in 1999.

Iceland 1999: Selma Björnsdóttir - "All Out Of Luck"

Since the introduction of Semi-finals in 2004 Iceland qualified to the Grand Final 9 out of 16 times.

Iceland is the only Northern European country that has yet to win the Eurovision Song Contest.

About the author: Pedro Santos (Portugal)

Pedro comes from Lisbon, Portugal. He's 26 years old and graduated in journalism. He has attended Eurovision Song Contest twice - 2018 and 2019 - but his first Eurovision memory takes him back to 2007 when Sarbel delivered his catchy "Yassou Maria" performance. Pedro's favorite Eurovision song is Albania's 2015 "I'm Alive" by Elhaida Dani which is also his favorite Eurovision edition.



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