North Vision Song Contest 14
#Unify!
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Dates
PQR date 14 May 2015
Semi-final 1 date 30 May 2015
Semi-final 2 date 6 June 2015
Final date 20 June 2015
Host
Venue Astana Arena
Astana, Kazakhstan
Presenter(s) Zhanar Dugalova
Broadcaster NTK
Opening act Semi-final 1: Welcome to Kazakhstan
Semi-final 2: Traditional Kazakh Dance "Swan"
Grand Final: A-Studio & Tomas performing "Falling For You"
Interval act Semi-final 1: KeshYOU performing "Rizamyn"
Semi-final 2: Ali Okapov performing "Alga"
Grand Final: Kazakh version of Pharrell Williams' "Happy"
Participants
Entries 50
Debuting None
Returning Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania
Flag of Portugal.png Portugal
Withdrawing Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria
Flag of Moldova.png Moldova
Flag of Romania.png Romania
Flag of San Marino.png San Marino
Flag of Spain.png Spain
Voting
System Each country awarded 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favorite songs
Null points None
Winner Flag of Denmark.png Denmark
"My Crown"
North Vision Song Contest
◄ 13 Eurovision Heart.png 15 ►

North Vision Song Contest 14, often referred to as NVSC 14, was the 14th edition of the North Vision Song Contest. It was held in Astana, Kazakhstan following the country's win of the previous edition. NTK chose the Astana Arena in Astana to host the edition while Zhanar Dugalova was selected as the only presenter of the contest for both Semi-finals and Grand Final.

Fifty countries participated in the edition with Lithuania and Portugal returning to the contest after withdrawing the last edition. Five countries withdrew from this edition; Bulgaria and Romania announced cuts in the budget and low interest while San Marino didn't state any reasons for its withdrawing. TVE announced Spain's withdrawal for various reasons, the biggest being the participation in the PQR. TRM announced that Moldova would take one edition break due to luck of fairness in the contest.

Denmark was declared the winner for the third time with the song "My Crown" by The Storm which managed to win the edition with 249 points, 60 points over the runner-up Lebanon. During this edition, the country broke several records: the song managed to achieve the highest number of points in both a final and a semi-final and also managed to win with the largest margin ahead the runner-up. It also became the first PQR qualifier to win the contest. United Kingdom and Norway had another top five placement with the third and fourth places respectively. Russia finished fifth while Croatia sixth with the last being the only member of the big 6 to end in the top ten.

Location

Astana is the capital of Kazakhstan. It is located on the Ishim River in the north portion of Kazakhstan, within Akmola Region, though administrated separately from the region as the city with special status. The 2014 census reported a population of 835,153 within the city, making it the second-largest city in Kazakhstan.

Founded in 1830 as the settlement of Akmoly (Russian: Акмолы), it served as fortification of the Siberian Cossacks. In 1932, the settlement was granted a town status and renamed Akmolinsk (Russian: Акмолинск). On 20 March 1961, the city was renamed to Tselinograd (Russian: Целиноград) to mark the city's evolution a cultural and administrative center of the Virgin Lands Campaign. In 1992, it was renamed Akmola (Kazakh: Ақмола), the modified original name meaning "a white grave". On 10 December 1997, Akmola replaced Almaty to become the capital of Kazakhstan. On 6 May 1998, it was renamed Astana, which means "the capital" in Kazakh.

Astana is a planned city, such as Canberra in Australia, Washington, D.C. in the United States and Brasilia in Brazil. The master plan of Astana was designed by Japanese architect Kisho Kurokawa. As the seat of the Government of Kazakhstan, Astana is the site of the Parliament House, the Supreme Court, the Ak Orda Presidential Palace and numerous government departments and agencies. It is home to many futuristic buildings, hotels and skyscrapers. Astana is center for sport, healthcare and education. Astana will host the Expo 2017.

Venue

The Astana Arena (Kazakh: Астана Арена) is a football stadium in Astana, Kazakhstan. The stadium holds 30,000 and has a retractable roof. It serves as the national stadium for the Kazakhstan national football team. Astana Arena is the second largest stadium in the country and it was built from 2006 to 2009 at a cost of $185 million, and was officially opened on July 3, 2009. It is also a home ground for FC Astana of the Kazakhstan Premier League and FC Bayterek of the Kazakhstan First Division. The stadium hosted the opening ceremony of the 7th Asian Winter Games on January 31, 2011. Astana Arena is one of the venues to bid to host Euro 2020 matches

Format

Semi-final allocation draw

The draw that determined the semi-final allocation was held on 18 May 2015 at the town hall in Astana. As the pre-qualification round would start after the draw, the spot for the three pre-qualification round qualifiers were drawn first. The NBU allocated Switzerland to vote in the first semi-final after a request from the delegation. The rest of the big 6 countries were first drawn to determine in which semi-final each would country vote. Kazakhstan and Luxembourg were drawn to vote in the first semi-final while Croatia, Germany and Sweden were drawn to vote in the second semi-final. The rest of the thirty-seven countries were divided into six pots, based on their geographical place. Each time a country was drawn from the pot, its semi-final and half of the semi-final was determined.

The six pots were the following:

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

Running order draw

The draw that determined the running order of the edition took place on 1 May 2015 at the Rixos President Hotel in Astana. Two countries from each semi-final and a big 6 country received a wildcard and could select their starting position at their half (first or second). FYR Macedonia and France got the wildcards from the first semi-final, Albania and Iceland got the wildcards from the second semi-final while Kazakhstan got the wildcard of the big 6. During the running order draw, the semi-final of the pre-qualification round qualifiers were also determined. The running order draw for the semi-final qualifiers took place after the results of each semi-final with each of the qualifiers drawing their starting position.

Participating countries

     Countries in the first semi-final
     Countries voting in the first semi-final
     Countries in the second semi-final
     Countries voting in the second semi-final

Fifty countries participated in the edition. Lithuania and Portugal returned after taking a break from the last edition.

Five countries announced their withdrawals: Bulgaria and Romania due to lack of budget and interest. TRM confirmed that Moldova would not continue its participation due to a lack of fairness in the contest. Spain withdrew for various reasons, the biggest being the participation in the Pre-qualification round. San Marino withdrew once again after the last place in the semi-final.

Returning artists

Pegasus returned to represent Switzerland for second time after doing so in the tenth edition. Dominika Mirgova was to represent Slovakia for third time. However, she was later replaced with Celeste Buckingham, who also returned to the contest after taking part in the sixth, eighth and tenth editions. Shiri Maimon and Alexandra Joner returned to represent Israel and Norway respectively after participating in the fourth editionAntra Stafecka, the Latvian representative, has previously represented the country in the fifth edition. Elvana Gjata, GJan and Clare Maguire returned to represent Albania, Lithuania and Ireland respectively after participating in the seventh edition. Timoteij, the first Swedish representatives, returned to represent the country for second time.

Results

Pre-qualification round

Main article: Pre-Qualification Round 6

Seven countries participated in the sixth pre-qualification round. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark and Serbia qualified to the semi-finals while Algeria, Armenia, Austria and Greece were eliminated.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Armenia.png Armenia Aram MP3 "Help" 5 51
02 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia Milica Pavlović "Selfi" 2 56
03 Algeria Algeria Amel Wahby "Mama Loca" 7 48
04 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina Dubioza Kolektiv "No Escape (from Balkan)" 3 56
05 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark The Storm "My Crown" 1 74
06 Flag of Greece.png Greece Angelika Dusk "Marionette" 4 53
07 Austria Austria Tagträumer "Tagträumen" 6 50

Semi-final 1

Twenty countries participated in the first semi-final. Kazakhstan, Luxembourg and Switzerland also voted in this semi-final. The highlighted countries qualified for the final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro Goga Sekulić feat. Jasmin Jusić "Vuče, Lopove" 11 60
02 Flag of Norway.png Norway Alexandra Joner "Cinderella" 1 127
03 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Byrta "Grát Ei Eftir Mánanum" 13 52
04 Flag of Italy.png Italy Spankox feat. Yunna "Makaroni" 12 60
05 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon Myriam Fares "Nifsi Aoulhalak" 4 105
06 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia Rati Durglishvili "Paper Boat" 2 122
07 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia Anay "2NIGHT" 20 30
08 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey Murat Dalkılıç "Yani" 5 87
09 Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia Elena & Lambe "Najdobro do sega" 16 38
10 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Honeybeast "Egyedül" 19 31
11 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Vincent Niclo "Divino" 9 66
12 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Antra Stafecka "It's the Night" 8 68
13 Flag of Russia.png Russia Sergey Lazarev "7 tsifr" 3 122
14 Flag of France.png France Julie Zenatti "Les amis" 18 31
15 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Ithaka Maria "Palume Lavale" 6 77
16 Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands Karlijn "Victorious" 17 33
17 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Dama "Estrella Fugaz" 10 64
18 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina Dubioza Kolektiv "No Escape (from Balkan)" 14 44
19 Flag of Poland.png Poland Tabb & Sound'n'Grace "Dach" 15 43
20 Flag of Finland.png Finland Ellinoora "Ei hävittävää (AEIOUAO)" 7 74

Semi-final 2

Twenty countries participated in the second semi-final. Croatia, Germany and Sweden also voted in this semi-final. The highlighted countries qualified for the final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Ella Henderson "Mirror Man" 2 128
02 Flag of Morocco.png Morocco Jamila "#Damdouma" 19 14
03 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark The Storm "My Crown" 1 171
04 Flag of Israel.png Israel Shiri Maimon "Zchuchiot" 12 53
05 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Marala "Zanovo nachat'" 13 51
06 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Clare Maguire "The Shield and the Sword" 3 108
07 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Alyona Lanskaya "Ya Zhiva" 7 81
08 Flag of Portugal.png Portugal Mickael Carreira feat. B4 "Tudo O Que Tu Quiseres" 18 22
09 Flag of Malta.png Malta Ekklesia Sisters "Love And Let Go" 8 66
10 Flag of Albania.png Albania Elvana Gjata feat. Flori Mumajesi "Kuq e zi je ti" 15 42
11 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Celeste Buckingham "Unpredictable" 6 83
12 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia Yael Naim "Dream In My Head" 11 60
13 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia Milica Pavlović "Selfi" 9 65
14 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania GJan "Nobody Around" 4 107
15 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine Dantes & Oleynik "Staya" 17 25
16 Flag of Belgium.png Belgium Billie Leyers "I Will Never (igidigidaga)" 16 42
17 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus Nearchos & Charis "Deila den agapo" 10 62
18 Iceland Iceland Avenor feat. LeLe "In Your Dreams" 14 46
19 Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein Anna Aaron "Sea Monsters" 20 10
20 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic AquaBabes "Neříkej Mi Baby" 5 98

Final

Twenty-six countries participated in the final, with all fifty participating countries eligible to vote.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Timoteij "Wildfire" 11 124
02 Flag of Malta.png Malta Ekklesia Sisters "Love And Let Go" 26 37
03 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Celeste Buckingham "Unpredictable" 18 89
04 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland Pegasus "Last Night On Earth" 19 82
05 Flag of Croatia.png Croatia Petra Kovačević "Buka, galama" 6 138
06 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Alyona Lanskaya "Ya Zhiva" 17 94
07 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Vincent Niclo "Divino" 9 133
08 Flag of Norway.png Norway Alexandra Joner "Cinderella" 4 159
09 Flag of Germany.png Germany Alexa Feser "Glück" 15 100
10 Flag of Russia.png Russia Sergey Lazarev "7 tsifr" 5 147
11 Flag of Finland.png Finland Ellinoora "Ei hävittävää (AEIOUAO)" 22 63
12 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Dama "Estrella Fugaz" 24 47
13 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia Rati Durglishvili "Paper Boat" 13 120
14 Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg Jonathan Reichling "Quand Tu Danses" 25 46
15 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Ithaka Maria "Palume Lavale" 14 111
16 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia Milica Pavlović "Selfi" 20 80
17 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Clare Maguire "The Shield and the Sword" 8 134
18 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark The Storm "My Crown" 1 249
19 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Ella Henderson "Mirror Man" 3 163
20 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus Nearchos & Charis "Deila den agapo" 21 65
21 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Antra Stafecka "It's the Night" 16 98
22 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon Myriam Fares "Nifsi Aoulhalak" 2 189
23 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Andrey Tikhonov "Tomorrow is Today" 23 49
24 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic AquaBabes "Neříkej Mi Baby" 7 136
25 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania GJan "Nobody Around" 10 126
26 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey Murat Dalkılıç "Yani" 12 121

Non-qualifier results

Place Country Semi-final Place Points Percentage
27 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia 11 60 4.50%
28 Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro 11 60 4.50%
29 Flag of Italy.png Italy 12 60 4.50%
30 Flag of Israel.png Israel 12 53 3.97%
31 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands 13 52 3.90%
32 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan 13 51 3.82%
33 Iceland Iceland 14 46 3.45%
34 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina 14 44 3.30%
35 Flag of Poland.png Poland 15 43 3.22%
36 Flag of Albania.png Albania 15 42 3.15%
37 Flag of Belgium.png Belgium 16 42 3.15%
38 Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia 16 38 2.85%
39 Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands 17 33 2.47%
40 Flag of France.png France 18 31 2.32%
41 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 19 31 2.32%
42 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 20 30 2.25%
43 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 17 25 1.87%
44 Flag of Portugal.png Portugal 18 22 1.65%
45 Flag of Morocco.png Morocco 19 14 1.05%
46 Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein 20 10 0.75%
47 Flag of Greece.png Greece N/A
48 Flag of Armenia.png Armenia
49 Austria Austria
50 Algeria Algeria

Voting grids

Pre-qualification round

See Pre-Qualification Round 6.

Semi-final 1

Semi-final 1
split jury/televote results
Place Televoting Points Jury Points
1 Flag of Norway.png Norway 127 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia 126
2 Flag of Russia.png Russia 108 Flag of Norway.png Norway 107
3 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey 95 Flag of Russia.png Russia 102
4 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia 94 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 98
5 Flag of Italy.png Italy 92 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon 95
6 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon 89 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 78
7 Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro 79 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco 77
8 Flag of Finland.png Finland 77 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe 75
9 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 65 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey 75
10 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra 65 Flag of Finland.png Finland 74
11 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 61 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra 68
12 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg B&H 61 Flag of Poland.png Poland 63
13 Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia 51 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 56
14 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 51 Flag of Italy.png Italy 48
15 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco 49 Flag of France.png France 46
16 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe 48 Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro 45
17 Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands 45 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg B&H 38
18 Flag of Poland.png Poland 32 Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands 34
19 Flag of France.png France 23 Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia 18
20 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary 22 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia 11
Voting results
Total Score.svg NMontenegro.svg NNorway.svg NFaroe Islands.svg NItaly.svg NLebanon.svg NGeorgia.svg NSlovenia.svg NTurkey.svg NMacedonia.svg NHungary.svg NMonaco.svg NLatvia.svg NRussia.svg NFrance.svg NEstonia.svg NNetherlands.svg NAndorra.svg NBosniaHerzegovina.svg NPoland.svg NFinland.svg NKazakhstan.svg NLuxembourg.svg NSwitzerland.svg
Montenegro 60 8 2 10 4 8 7 5 5 3 1 7
Norway 127 8 1 12 12 10 8 5 10 8 7 6 10 8 1 7 4 10
Faroe 52 1 1 5 2 6 5 10 7 12 3
Italy 60 4 6 7 6 6 8 10 5 7 1
Lebanon 105 10 12 3 3 12 1 10 7 12 12 10 8 5
Georgia 122 5 1 10 4 12 5 1 12 5 6 6 8 5 6 10 6 8 8 4
Slovenia 30 1 7 4 5 1 3 2 1 6
Turkey 87 10 10 10 2 2 6 7 10 8 4 2 8 8
FYR Macedonia 38 3 4 8 3 8 1 4 3 3 1
Hungary 31 2 12 4 8 5
Monaco 66 7 8 2 12 3 12 4 10 3 3 2
Latvia 68 2 5 3 7 4 7 3 4 5 6 12 1 2 7
Russia 122 7 8 2 6 12 12 12 3 7 7 10 12 4 2 12 6
France 31 6 4 3 10 4 2 2
Estonia 77 6 3 8 7 1 2 1 8 5 6 3 1 6 10 6 4
Netherlands 33 2 2 3 6 7 4 3 1 5
Andorra 64 12 5 7 8 6 3 4 4 8 5 2
B&H 44 12 1 4 2 7 12 6
Poland 43 5 5 5 3 2 2 1 3 2 5 10
Finland 74 6 4 10 10 1 7 12 1 7 4 12


12 points

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
5 Flag of Russia.png Russia FYR Macedonia, Luxembourg, Monaco, Poland, Turkey
4 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon France, Georgia, Norway, Russia
2 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina Faroe Islands, Finland
Flag of Finland.png Finland Estonia, Switzerland
Flag of Georgia.png Georgia Hungary, Slovenia
Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Bosnia, Netherlands
Flag of Norway.png Norway Italy, Lebanon
1 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Montenegro
Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Kazakhstan
Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Latvia
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Andorra

Semi-final 2

Semi-final 2
split jury/televote results
Place Televoting Points Jury Points
1 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 154 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 154
2 Flag of United Kingdom.svg UK 131 Flag of United Kingdom.svg UK 120
3 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland 104 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech R. 111
4 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 101 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 106
5 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 95 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland 98
6 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 78 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 77
7 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech R. 77 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus 71
8 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia 71 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 69
9 Flag of Malta.png Malta 62 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia 69
10 Flag of Israel.png Israel 59 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan 68
11 Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia 54 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia 67
12 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus 53 Flag of Malta.png Malta 65
13 Iceland Iceland 53 Flag of Israel.png Israel 56
14 Flag of Albania.png Albania 48 Flag of Belgium.png Belgium 54
15 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan 44 Flag of Albania.png Albania 46
16 Flag of Belgium.png Belgium 44 Iceland Iceland 35
17 Flag of Morocco.png Morocco 37 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 24
18 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine 28 Flag of Portugal.png Portugal 20
19 Flag of Portugal.png Portugal 27 Flag of Morocco.png Morocco 12
20 Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein 14 Flag of Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein 12
Voting results
Total Score.svg NUnitedKingdom.svg NMorocco.svg NDenmark.svg NIsrael.svg NAzerbaijan.svg NIreland.svg NBelarus.svg NPortugal.svg NMalta.svg NAlbania.svg NSlovakia.svg NTunisia.svg NSerbia.svg NLithuania.svg NUkraine.svg NBelgium.svg NCyprus.svg NIceland.svg NLiechtenstein.svg NCzech Republic.svg NCroatia.svg NGermany.svg NSweden.svg
United Kingdom 128 12 6 3 5 7 5 5 6 7 12 8 4 5 12 6 10 10 5
Morocco 14 8 1 4 1
Denmark 171 12 5 4 8 12 12 7 7 6 6 6 8 10 7 7 12 6 12 12 12
Israel 53 4 1 1 5 2 8 6 1 3 12 10
Azerbaijan 51 2 3 5 7 10 1 6 3 8 6
Ireland 108 7 5 6 8 8 10 6 2 4 8 12 8 7 4 5 8
Belarus 81 3 7 6 3 5 5 1 7 5 3 4 2 6 10 7 6 1
Portugal 22 4 4 2 10 2
Malta 66 10 6 10 2 6 4 12 8 8
Albania 42 1 7 12 3 4 6 1 2 1 1 4
Slovakia 83 5 8 8 1 3 2 12 3 7 5 8 7 2 5 7
Tunisia 60 1 1 4 8 10 4 10 3 10 3 4 2
Serbia 65 2 12 1 2 8 8 1 12 2 5 4 5 3
Lithuania 107 7 10 4 2 10 6 3 3 12 3 7 4 6 10 7 7 6
Ukraine 25 2 5 10 8
Belgium 42 6 2 7 12 2 3 1 3 2 4
Cyprus 62 12 7 4 1 4 10 4 3 3 12 2
Iceland 46 3 10 5 12 2 7 3 1 3
Liechtenstein 10 10
Czech Republic 98 8 10 5 1 6 2 1 4 8 8 12 10 2 5 5 1 10

12 points

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
7 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Belarus, Croatia, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Sweden, United Kingdom
3 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Belgium, Morocco, Slovakia
2 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus Israel, Ukraine
Flag of Serbia.png Serbia Denmark, Lithuania
1 Flag of Albania.png Albania Azerbaijan
Flag of Belgium.png Belgium Portugal
Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Serbia
Iceland Iceland Tunisia
Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Cyprus
Flag of Israel.png Israel Liechtenstein
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Albania
Flag of Malta.png Malta Czech Republic
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Malta

Final

Final
split jury/televote results
Place Televoting Points Jury Points
1 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon 228 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 243
2 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark 217 Flag of United Kingdom.svg UK 163
3 Flag of Norway.png Norway 186 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland 162
4 Flag of Croatia.png Croatia 163 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco 161
5 Flag of United Kingdom.svg UK 160 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon 147
6 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey 158 Flag of Russia.png Russia 130
7 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech R. 154 Flag of Norway.png Norway 129
8 Flag of Russia.png Russia 151 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 128
9 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 127 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia 127
10 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 123 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden 126
11 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland 121 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 124
12 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia 107 Flag of Germany.png Germany 123
13 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia 105 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech R. 104
14 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia 101 Flag of Croatia.png Croatia 102
15 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 100 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 98
16 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco 90 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey 97
17 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus 86 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia 95
18 Flag of Germany.png Germany 81 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 89
19 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia 72 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus 86
20 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland 68 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania 81
21 Flag of Malta.png Malta 66 Flag of Finland.png Finland 81
22 Flag of Finland.png Finland 64 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 72
23 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra 47 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia 72
24 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan 44 Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg 63
25 Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg 44 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra 62
26 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus 37 Flag of Malta.png Malta 35
Voting results
Total Score.svg NSweden.svg NMalta.svg NSlovakia.svg NSwitzerland.svg NCroatia.svg NBelarus.svg NMonaco.svg NNorway.svg NGermany.svg NRussia.svg NFinland.svg NAndorra.svg NGeorgia.svg NLuxembourg.svg NEstonia.svg NSerbia.svg NIreland.svg NDenmark.svg NUnitedKingdom.svg NCyprus.svg NLatvia.svg NLebanon.svg NKazakhstan.svg NCzechRepublic.svg NLithuania.svg NTurkey.svg NMontenegro.svg NFaroeIslands.svg NItaly.svg NSlovenia.svg NMacedonia.svg NHungary.svg NFrance.svg NNetherlands.svg NBosniaHerzegovina.svg NPoland.svg NMorocco.svg NIsrael.svg NAzerbaijan.svg NPortugal.svg NAlbania.svg NTunisia.svg NUkraine.svg NBelgium.svg NIceland.svg NLiechtenstein.svg NArmenia.svg NAlgeria.svg NGreece.svg NAustria.svg
Sweden 124 6 1 3 7 4 10 7 1 6 3 1 8 2 3 10 5 2 5 5 1 4 12 12 3 1 2
Malta 37 7 6 6 2 3 4 4 3 2
Slovakia 89 7 5 3 4 1 5 6 6 1 4 10 4 10 6 1 1 2 5 7 1
Switzerland 82 8 8 2 5 7 10 10 3 10 6 2 6 1 4
Croatia 138 6 8 6 6 5 12 7 3 2 8 7 6 6 12 5 12 8 12 7
Belarus 94 3 2 4 8 6 7 4 10 5 7 4 7 4 2 5 3 1 7 2 3
Monaco 133 5 5 12 1 10 8 3 10 5 12 12 12 3 10 7 6 12
Norway 159 6 2 8 4 7 7 4 8 1 5 10 8 7 6 3 6 3 8 2 7 8 6 4 3 6 4 12 4
Germany 100 12 3 8 3 8 7 4 1 3 6 8 10 2 8 3 5 1 8
Russia 147 4 7 10 2 10 6 12 8 12 3 1 5 2 3 12 3 5 2 10 6 2 5 3 4 10
Finland 63 7 1 1 4 10 3 5 2 8 4 8 10
Andorra 47 6 3 3 6 5 5 12 4 3
Georgia 120 5 8 3 2 8 2 4 2 4 12 7 3 7 12 6 8 3 3 3 3 10 3 2
Luxembourg 46 4 3 6 10 2 6 6 2 1 6
Estonia 111 3 3 5 1 3 4 1 5 6 4 1 2 1 8 7 6 8 12 8 1 2 7 8 5
Serbia 80 5 10 6 10 12 3 4 2 2 4 7 6 2 7
Ireland 134 10 7 3 8 12 2 2 1 12 2 10 1 1 12 1 12 10 6 5 4 1 4 1 6 1
Denmark 249 12 3 4 7 12 10 10 6 5 5 12 10 12 2 8 5 10 8 12 8 3 5 4 4 6 10 7 8 8 5 10 5 10 3
United Kingdom 163 1 10 12 6 4 8 3 2 10 1 6 6 2 7 12 6 12 4 7 2 1 12 8 6 8 7
Cyprus 65 2 2 4 6 8 12 12 7 12
Latvia 98 12 1 10 5 7 2 6 1 1 5 6 7 1 7 7 10 10
Lebanon 189 2 12 8 5 12 12 7 4 7 12 10 8 8 8 12 10 3 4 1 5 5 2 7 5 12 8
Kazakhstan 49 4 1 5 5 2 4 1 8 3 10 6
Czech Republic 136 1 5 1 10 2 8 2 12 8 7 5 7 2 1 12 10 10 10 7 2 4 5 5
Lithuania 126 1 7 5 6 4 4 8 5 5 5 7 1 7 7 4 10 10 12 4 8 6
Turkey 121 8 4 10 7 1 10 12 3 3 8 2 12 4 1 1 2 7 10 12 4

12 points

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
6 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon Algeria, Georgia, Montenegro, Russia, Slovakia, United Kingdom
5 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark Croatia, Cyprus, Ireland, Sweden, Slovenia
Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Italy, Netherlands
4 Flag of Croatia.png Croatia France, Greece, Norway, Tunisia
Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Czech Republic, FYR Macedonia, Estonia, Monaco
Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Latvia, Lithuania, Morocco, Switzerland
3 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus Azerbaijan, Israel, Ukraine
Flag of Russia.png Russia Germany, Luxembourg, Turkey
Flag of Turkey.png Turkey Andorra, Belgium, Lebanon
2 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Faroe Islands, Serbia
Flag of Georgia.png Georgia Hungary, Kazakhstan
Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Iceland, Liechtenstein
1 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Poland
Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Portugal
Flag of Germany.png Germany Belarus
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Malta
Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Albania
Flag of Norway.png Norway Armenia
Flag of Serbia.png Serbia Denmark

Other awards

Web Award

A poll was opened during the final of the edition with all the finalists. The public could vote for their favorite songs and there was no limit in choices. However, only one vote per user was allowed. The winner and the top 5 of the poll was presented before the final voting.

Place Country Artist Song Percent
1 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Alyona Lanskaya "Ya Zhiva" 7.08%
2 Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom Ella Henderson "Mirror Man" 5.80%
3 Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Celeste Buckingham "Unpredictable" 5.57%
4 Flag of Norway.png Norway Alexandra Joner "Cinderella" 5.31%
5 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania GJan "Nobody Around" 5.31%

North Vision Awards

The eighth ceremony of the North Vision Awards was held for this edition. The ceremony took place in Gothenburg, Sweden, the runner up of the thirteenth edition. The nominees were revealed on 29 June 2015 and the voting started the same day. The winners were revealed a week later, on 6 July 2015.

OGAN Second Chance Contest

The seventh OGAN Second Chance Contest took place for this edition and was hosted by OGAN Armenia. The OGAN clubs of each country could submit one of their national selection entries to compete in the contest with some rules applying for the entries. Italy won the contest as the Rest of the World with Chiara and her song "Straordinario".

Other countries

Countries that are active members of the North Broadcasting Union (NBU), are also eligible to participate in the North Vision Song Contest. As in every edition, an invitation to all the members have been sent in order to confirm whether they will participate or not. Fifty countries confirmed their participation in the edition. The following list of countries declined stating their reasons as shown below.

Active NBU members

  • Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria: BNT confirmed that the country would be withdrawing due to budget cuts and poor viewing figures. However, a return in the fifteenth edition has not been ruled out.
  • Flag of Moldova.png Moldova: TRM confirmed on 21st March, after the first semi-final results of the thirteenth edition, that Moldova would not continue its participation due to a lack of fairness in the contest.
  • Flag of Romania.png Romania: TVR confirmed their withdrawal because of a lack of budget and interest.
  • Flag of San Marino.png San Marino: The broadcaster withdrew for yet unknown reasons.
  • Flag of Spain.png Spain: TVE withdrew for various reasons, the biggest being the participation in the PQR.

International broadcasts and voting

Voting and spokespersons

  1. Flag of Monaco.png Baptiste Giabiconi
    (Monegasque representative in the twelfth edition)
  2. Flag of Ireland.png Cian Morrin
    (Irish representative in the twelfth edition as part of HomeTown)
  3. Flag of Azerbaijan.png Leyla Aliyeva
  4. Flag of Ukraine.png Max Barskih
    (Ukrainian representative in the thirteenth edition)
  5. Flag of Latvia.png Samanta Tīna
    (Latvian representative in the third, fourth and seventh edition)
  6. Flag of Slovakia.png Andrej Kiska
  7. Flag of Czech Republic.png Gabriela Gunčíková
    (Czech representative in the thirteenth edition)
  8. Flag of Israel.png Nadav Guedj
  9. Flag of Belgium.png Yannick Bovy
  10. Flag of Russia.png Mikhail Balyasinsky
  11. Flag of Norway.png Erlend Bratland
  12. Flag of Lebanon.png Amar
    (Lebanese representative in the thirteenth edition)
  13. Flag of Finland.png Sara Forsberg
  14. Flag of Greece.png Giorgos Kapoutzidis
  15. Flag of Denmark.png Medina
    (Danish representative in the second edition)
  16. Flag of Slovenia.png Clea & Kim
    (Slovenian representatives in the second edition)

  1. Flag of Faroe Islands.png Rannva Joensen
  2. Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Maya Berović
  3. Flag of Serbia.png Radmila Manojlović
    (Serbian representative in the thirteenth edition)
  4. Flag of Tunisia.png Amani Swissi
  5. Flag of Luxembourg.png Raphaël Stacchiotti
  6. Flag of Sweden.png Alex Jafarzadeh
  7. Flag of Algeria.png Mehdi Haddab
  8. Flag of Turkey.png Gökhan Akar
  9. Flag of Hungary.png Boggie
  10. Flag of Montenegro.png Andrea Demirović
    (Montenegrin representative in the sixth and tenth edition)
  11. Flag of Netherlands.png Dotan
    (Dutch representative in the ninth edition)
  12. Flag of United Kingdom.png Jamie Dornan
  13. Flag of Armenia.png Lilu
  14. Flag of Kazakhstan.png Assel Abdrakhmanova
    (Kazakh representative in the twelfth edition)
  15. Flag of Portugal.png Anselmo Ralph
  16. Flag of Morocco.png Samira Said
    (Moroccan representative in the fourth and eleventh edition)
  17. Flag of Lithuania.png Vaidas Baumila

  1. Flag of Georgia.png Gvanca Bagrationi
  2. Flag of Malta.png Ira Losco
    (Maltese representative in the fourth, seventh, eighth and ninth edition)
  3. Flag of Austria.png Kati Bellowitsch
  4. Flag of Germany.png Cindy aus Marzahn
  5. Flag of Andorra.png Aneu Riba
  6. Flag of Liechtenstein.png Claudia Schanza
  7. Flag of Italy.png Gianluca Ginoble
  8. Flag of Estonia.png Anu Välba
  9. Flag of Albania.png Besa Kokëdhima
    (Albanian representative in the twelfth edition)
  10. Flag of Iceland.png Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir
  11. Flag of Poland.png Julka Mielnicka & Karolina Kozik
  12. Flag of Switzerland.png Sven Epiney
  13. Flag of Cyprus.png Stella Kalli
    (Cypriot representative in the seventh and thirteenth edition)
  14. Flag of Croatia.png Nina Badrić
  15. Flag of Macedonia.png Viktorija Loba
  16. Flag of Belarus.png Dmitry Kurian
  17. Flag of France.png Matt Pokora

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