Top graph: Total of participating countries in each edition.
Bottom graph: Detailed number of participating countries with PQR and semi-final eliminations.

Fifty-seven countries have participated in the North Vision Song Contest since it started in 2013. Of these, eleven have won the contest. The contest, organised by the North Broadcasting Union (NBU), is held between members of the Union. Broadcasters from different countries submit songs to the event, and cast votes to determine the most popular in the competition.

Participants

The following table lists the countries that have participated in the contest at least once. Shading indicates countries that have withdrawn from the contest. All information is as of the 26th edition.

Table key
     Withdrawn – Countries who have participated in the past but have withdrawn.
     Former – Former participants that are no longer members of the NBU or not eligible to compete.
Country Debut edn. Entries Wins Broadcaster
Flag of Albania.png Albania #01 22 1 RTSH
Algeria Algeria #08 16 0 ENTV
Flag of Andorra.png Andorra #01 26 0 RTVA
Flag of Armenia.png Armenia #02 21 0 ARMTV
Austria Austria #01 25 1 ORF
Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan #03 18 0 AzTV
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus #01 25 0 BTRC
Flag of Belgium.png Belgium #01 22 1 VRT/RTBF
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina #01 25 1 BHRT
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria #02 21 1 BNT
Flag of Croatia.png Croatia #01 23 0 HRT
Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus #01 23 0 RIK/CyBC
Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic #01 23 1 ČT
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark #01 26 3 DR
Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt #18 6 0 ERTU
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia #01 23 0 ERR
Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands #10 16 0 KVF
Flag of Finland.png Finland #01 25 0 YLE
Flag of France.png France #01 25 0 FT
Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia #01 21 0 MRT
Flag of Georgia.png Georgia #01 23 0 GPD
Flag of Germany.png Germany #01 25 0 NDR
Flag of Greece.png Greece #01 24 0 ERT
Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong #20 2 0 RTHK
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary #01 24 0 M1
Iceland Iceland #01 21 1 RÚV
Flag of Ireland.png Ireland #01 22 0 RTÉ
Flag of Israel.png Israel #02 24 2 IPBC
Flag of Italy.png Italy #01 25 1 RAI
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan #05 20 1 NTK-TV
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia #01 24 0 LTV
Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon #05 21 1 LBC
Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein #03 21 0 1FLTV
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania #01 24 0 LRT
Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg #01 23 0 RTL
Flag of Malta.png Malta #02 23 0 PBS
Flag of Moldova.png Moldova #02 23 0 TRM
Flag of Monaco.png Monaco #01 19 0 TMC
Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro #01 22 0 RTCG
Flag of Morocco.png Morocco #01 23 1 SNRT
Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands #01 25 1 AVROTROS
Flag of Norway.png Norway #01 25 2 NRK
Flag of Poland.png Poland #01 25 0 TVP
Flag of Portugal.png Portugal #01 22 0 RTP
Flag of Romania.png Romania #01 24 0 TVR
Flag of Russia.png Russia #01 26 0 RTR
Flag of San Marino.png San Marino #01 22 0 SMRTV
Flag of Serbia.png Serbia #01 25 0 RTS
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia #02 23 0 JC1
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia #02 20 0 RTVSLO
Flag of Spain.png Spain #01 22 0 TVE
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden #01 26 2 SVT
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland #01 25 2 SRG/SRR
Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia #08 9 0 Nessma
Flag of Turkey.png Turkey #01 25 0 TNV
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine #01 26 1 NTU
Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom #01 25 1 BBC

Participating countries by editions

Table key

     Winner - The country won NVSC that edition.
     Second place - The country was ranked second that edition.
     Third place - The country was ranked third that edition.
     Remaining places - The country placed from fourth to second last in the final of this edition.
     Last - The country was ranked last in the final of that edition.
     Semi-final elimination - The country failed to qualify from the semi-final.
     PQR elimination - The country failed to qualify from the pre-qualification round.
     Debutant - The country debuted during the decade (or after the second edition for the first decade).
     Unknown - The country's result in the edition is not yet known.
     Did not participate - The country did not participate in the NVSC that edition.
A cross (X) means that the country participated in the contest that edition.

First decade

First decade
Country #01 #02 #03 #04 #05 #06 #07 #08 #09 #10
Flag of Albania.png Albania X X X X X X X X
Algeria Algeria X X X
Flag of Andorra.png Andorra X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Armenia.png Armenia X X X X X X
Austria Austria X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan X X X X X X X
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Belgium.png Belgium X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria X X X X X X X X
Flag of Croatia.png Croatia X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands X
Flag of Finland.png Finland X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of France.png France X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia X X X X X X X
Flag of Georgia.png Georgia X X X X X X X X
Flag of Germany.png Germany X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Greece.png Greece X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary X X X X X X X X X
Iceland Iceland X X X X X X X X
Flag of Ireland.png Ireland X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Israel.png Israel X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Italy.png Italy X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan X X X X X
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon X X X X X X
Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein X X X X X X X X
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Malta.png Malta X X X X X X X X
Flag of Moldova.png Moldova X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Monaco.png Monaco X X X X X X X X
Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Morocco.png Morocco X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Norway.png Norway X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Poland.png Poland X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Portugal.png Portugal X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Romania.png Romania X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Russia.png Russia X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of San Marino.png San Marino X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Serbia.png Serbia X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia X X X X X X X X
Flag of Spain.png Spain X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia X X X
Flag of Turkey.png Turkey X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom X X X X X X X X X X

Second decade

Second decade
Country #11 #12 #13 #14 #15 #16 #17 #18 #19 #20
Flag of Albania.png Albania X X X X X X X X
Algeria Algeria X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Andorra.png Andorra X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Armenia.png Armenia X X X X X X X X X X
Austria Austria X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Belgium.png Belgium X X X X X X X X
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria X X X X X X X X
Flag of Croatia.png Croatia X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic X X X X X X X X
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt X X
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Finland.png Finland X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of France.png France X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Georgia.png Georgia X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Germany.png Germany X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Greece.png Greece X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong X
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary X X X X X X X X X
Iceland Iceland X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Ireland.png Ireland X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Israel.png Israel X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Italy.png Italy X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania X X X X X X X X
Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Malta.png Malta X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Moldova.png Moldova X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Monaco.png Monaco X X X X X X X
Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro X X X X X X X X
Flag of Morocco.png Morocco X X X X X X X X
Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Norway.png Norway X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Poland.png Poland X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Portugal.png Portugal X X X X X X X X
Flag of Romania.png Romania X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Russia.png Russia X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of San Marino.png San Marino X X X X X X X
Flag of Serbia.png Serbia X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia X X X X X X X X
Flag of Spain.png Spain X X X X X X X
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia X X X X X X
Flag of Turkey.png Turkey X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine X X X X X X X X X X
Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom X X X X X X X X X X

Third decade

Third decade
Country #21 #22 #23 #24 #25 #26 #27 #28 #29 #30
Flag of Albania.png Albania X X X X X TBA
Algeria Algeria X X X
Flag of Andorra.png Andorra X X X X X
Flag of Armenia.png Armenia X X X X
Austria Austria X X X X X
Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan X X
Flag of Belarus.png Belarus X X X X X
Flag of Belgium.png Belgium X X X X
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina X X X X X
Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria X X X
Flag of Croatia.png Croatia X X X X
Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus X X X X
Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic X X X X X
Flag of Denmark.png Denmark X X X X X
Flag of Egypt.svg Egypt X X X
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia X X X X
Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands X X X X X
Flag of Finland.png Finland X X X X
Flag of France.png France X X X X X
Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia X X X X
Flag of Georgia.png Georgia X X X X
Flag of Germany.png Germany X X X X X
Flag of Greece.png Greece X X X X
Flag of Hong Kong.svg Hong Kong X
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary X X X X X
Iceland Iceland X X X
Flag of Ireland.png Ireland X X
Flag of Israel.png Israel X X X X X
Flag of Italy.png Italy X X X X X
Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan X X X X
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia X X X X
Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon X X X X
Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein X X
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania X X X X X
Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg X X X X
Flag of Malta.png Malta X X X X
Flag of Moldova.png Moldova X X X X X
Flag of Monaco.png Monaco X X X
Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro X X X X
Flag of Morocco.png Morocco X X X X X
Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands X X X X X
Flag of Norway.png Norway X X X X X
Flag of Poland.png Poland X X X X X
Flag of Portugal.png Portugal X X X X
Flag of Romania.png Romania X X X X
Flag of Russia.png Russia X X X X X
Flag of San Marino.png San Marino X X X X X
Flag of Serbia.png Serbia X X X X X
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia X X X
Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia X X X
Flag of Spain.png Spain X X X X X
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden X X X X X
Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland X X X X
Flag of Turkey.png Turkey X X X X X
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine X X X X X
Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom X X X X

North Vision Ranking of Nations

This ranking was introduced to present each country's recent results in the contest. It works very similarily to the FIFA World Rankings.

Rank Country +/− Pos Points +/− Pts
1 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 0 664 −98
2 Flag of Italy.png Italy +1 589 +1
3 Flag of Morocco.png Morocco -1 575 -83
4 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia +13 542 +165
5 Flag of Norway.png Norway +5 506 +36
6 Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands +12 505 +132
7 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands +4 469 -1
8 Flag of Austria.png Austria +6 467 +43
9 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark +4 467 +13
10 Flag of Finland.png Finland +5 458 +68
11 Flag of Moldova.png Moldova −5 458 −40
12 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine -5 440 -39
13 Flag of Albania.png Albania +6 427 +54
14 Flag of Poland.png Poland +6 409 +37
15 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus -3 397 -68
16 Flag of France.png France +16 393 +117
17 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan +17 389 +89
18 Flag of Spain.png Spain -14 389 −120
19 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra +14 385 +113
20 Flag of Israel.png Israel -12 381 -93
21 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia-Herzegovina +9 375 +68
22 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic +5 367 +42
23 Flag of Iceland.png Iceland +16 344 +131
24 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania +10 328 +70
25 Flag of San Marino.png San Marino -9 321 -66
26 Flag of Armenia.png Armenia −21 316 −183
27 Flag of Belgium.png Belgium −5 310 −50
28 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary −3 397 −44
29 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland +24 294 +203
30 Flag of Germany.png Germany -4 289 -38
31 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey -7 285 -61
32 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom −23 277 −195
33 Flag of Russia.png Russia −4 266 −46
34 Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg −11 264 −47
35 Flag of Portugal.png Portugal +6 252 +69
36 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia -1 241 +108
37 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon −6 240 −36
38 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia −1 222 -12
39 Flag of Malta.png Malta -4 216 -35
40 Flag of Greece.png Greece -19 215 -147
41 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia +6 186 +41
42 Flag of Romania.png Romania +3 177 +20
43 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus −15 175 −148
44 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland +11 170 +108
45 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia −1 164 0
46 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco +2 160 +34
47 Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro +4 155 +37
48 Flag of Croatia.png Croatia +1 149 +29
49 Flag of Egypt.png Egypt -11 140 -84
50 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria −7 109 −60
51 Flag of Algeria.png Algeria -1 97 -83
52 Flag of North Macedonia.png FYR Macedonia -6 74 −79
53 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan -1 59 −42
54 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia +2 59 -59
55 Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein −5 51 −33

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