North Vision Song Contest 34
Take Flight
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Dates
PQR date 2 November 2020
Semi-final 1 date 22 November 2020
Semi-final 2 date 29 November 2020
Final date TBD December 2020
Host
Venue Ondrej Nepela Arena, Bratislava, Slovakia
Presenter(s) Bohuš Hajduch
Jasmina Alagič
Kristína Peláková
Participants
Entries 50
Debuting None
Returning Flag of Latvia.png Latvia
Withdrawing Austria Austria
Flag of Croatia.png Croatia
Flag of Morocco.png Morocco
Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia
Voting
System Each country awards two sets of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favourite songs: one from their professional jury and the other from televoting
North Vision Song Contest
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North Vision Song Contest 34, often referred to as NVSC 34, will be the thirty-fourth edition of the North Vision Song Contest. The contest will be held in Bratislava, Slovakia, following Papyllon's victory in the 33rd edition with the song "What About Tonight". It will be the first time Slovakia has hosted the contest. The three live shows will be hosted by Bohuš Hajduch, Jasmina Alagič and Kristína Peláková.

Fifty countries confirmed their participation in the contest. Latvia returned after their absence from the previous edition. Meanwhile, Austria, Croatia and Morocco announced their non-participation due to various reasons. Tunisia announced their withdrawal after they originally had confirmed to take part, reducing the amount of participants to fifty.

Format

Participating countries

Returning artists

Soufee, who represented Georgia in the eighteenth edition and failed to qualify, returned to the contest, this time along with Rodion Tolochkin. Eivør returned to represent Faroe Islands for the third time after representing the nation in the twenty-first and twenty-ninth edition, the latter being a collaboration with Tom Hodge. Marie-Mai returned for the third time to represent France, coming second in the fourth edition and failing to qualify in the ninth edition alongside Jonas. Sasha Lopez returned to represent Moldova after thirty-one editions, previously having failed to qualify from the second edition with "All My People". Senidah returned to represent Montenegro after her participation in the thirtieth edition. Luka Kloser returned to compete for Luxembourg, having previously achieved a victory in the thirty-first edition with "Sweet Sixteen". Evangelia returned to represent Greece for the second consecutive time, after having done so in the previous edition with "Páme Páme". Gülşen and Edis returned to represent Turkey: Gülşen after participating in the fifteenth edition, and Edis after representing Turkey in the thirteenth and twenty-sixth editions, the latter alongside Emina. Danny Romero returned to the contest, this time representing Andorra with Tatiana Delalvz, after previously representing Spain in the twenty-fourth edition with the song "Ay dios mío!" alongside Sweet California. Kristina Bazan represented Belarus for the second time, after failing to qualify from the Pre-Qualification Round in the twenty-seventh edition with "VR".

Pre-Qualification Round

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Switzerland.png Switzerland BARON.E "Danser dans le noir"
02 Flag of Serbia.png Serbia LOSMIPANDA "Splavarusa"
03 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Eivør "Let It Come"
04 Flag of Russia.png Russia Manro "Davay Poprobuyem"
05 Flag of Poland.png Poland Alicja "Pusto"
06 Flag of Kazakhstan.png Kazakhstan Raikhana Mukhlis & Farleon "Beast"
07 Flag of France.png France Marie-Mai "Exister"
08 Flag of Hungary.png Hungary Mardoll "Cold Body"

Semi-final 1

Norway, Slovakia and the United Kingdom will also vote in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine KLER "Nestrymna"
02 Flag of Lithuania.png Lithuania Ieva Narkutė "Laisvė"
03 Iceland Iceland GYÐA "Í Annarri Vídd"
04 Flag of Georgia.png Georgia Rodion Tolochkin & Soufee "Idi na moy Golos"
05 Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon Azure Ryder "Stronger"
06 Flag of Montenegro.png Montenegro Senidah "Viva Mahalla"
07 Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Kashuks "Obscurity"
08 Flag of Israel.png Israel Static & Ben El Tavori feat. Nasrin Kadri "Habib Albi"
09 Flag of Belgium.png Belgium Maya's Moving Castle "Pedestrians"
10 Flag of San Marino.png San Marino CARA "Lentamente"
11 Flag of Australia.svg Australia RÜFÜS DU SOL "No Place"
12 Flag of Spain.png Spain Las Villa & Beéle "Caníbales"
13 Flag of France.png France Marie-Mai "Exister"
14 Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Talos "2AM"
15 Flag of Turkey.png Turkey Gülşen & Edis "Nirvana"
16 Flag of Denmark.png Denmark girlcrush "I'm Easy"
17 Flag of Slovenia.png Slovenia David Amaro "Raj"
18 Flag of Czech Republic.png Czech Republic Terra "Cold"
19 Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Tatiana Delalvz & Danny Romero "Reza"

Semi-final 2

Algeria, Italy and Romania will also vote in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Portugal.png Portugal Mari Ferrari & Kaskeiyp "My Mind"
02 Flag of Cyprus.png Cyprus Metaxas "Walk"
03 Flag of Russia.png Russia Manro "Davay Poprobuyem"
04 Flag of Luxembourg.png Luxembourg Luka Kloser "Secret Love"
05 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.png Bosnia and Herzegovina JVLA "Rockstar"
06 Flag of Finland.png Finland Verona "Ikkuna"
07 Flag of Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Tita "Antilopa"
08 Flag of Monaco.png Monaco Pace "Fallen"
09 Flag of Moldova.png Moldova Sasha Lopez feat. Misha Miller "Smoke Me"
10 Flag of Macedonia.png North Macedonia Lara "Za Nas"
11 Flag of Netherlands.png Netherlands Lakshmi "Lullaby"
12 Flag of Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan corandcrank "Şücaət"
13 Flag of Greece.png Greece Evangelia "Fotiá"
14 Flag of Sweden.png Sweden Pale Honey "Killer Scene"
15 Flag of Albania.png Albania TAYNA "Qe Qe"
16 Flag of Malta.png Malta Berne "Oceans"
17 Flag of Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Eivør "Let It Come"
18 Flag of Belarus.png Belarus Kristina Bazan "Killer"
19 Flag of Germany.png Germany All Diese Gewalt "Andere"
20 Flag of Estonia.png Estonia Jozels "Milka"

Final

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
First half
Algeria Algeria Adrien Gallo "Monokini"
Flag of Andorra.png Andorra Tatiana Delalvz & Danny Romero "Reza"
Flag of Ireland.png Ireland Talos "2AM"
Flag of Latvia.png Latvia Kashuks "Obscurity"
Flag of Lebanon.png Lebanon Azure Ryder "Stronger"
Flag of Norway.png Norway girl in red "Rue"
Flag of Romania.png Romania Zimbru "The Ground"
Flag of San Marino.png San Marino CARA "Lentamente"
Flag of Slovakia.png Slovakia Noisecut "December"
Flag of Spain.png Spain Las Villa & Beéle "Caníbales"
Flag of Ukraine.png Ukraine KLER "Nestrymna"
Second half
Flag of Belgium.png Belgium Maya's Moving Castle "Pedestrians"
Flag of France.png France Marie-Mai "Exister"
Flag of Israel.png Israel Static & Ben El Tavori feat. Nasrin Kadri "Habib Albi"
Flag of Italy.png Italy Belaro "Forever"
Flag of United Kingdom.png United Kingdom RAYE "Natalie Don't"

Other countries

Further information: List of countries in the North Vision Song Contest

Active NBU members

  • Flag of Armenia.png Armenia: ARMTV confirmed that the country would sit one more edition out due to the humanitarian crisis that the nation is currently facing. A possible return for the thirty-fifth edition will be discussed.
  • Austria Austria: ORF declared that despite qualifying in the previous edition, the country would withdraw and concentrate itself on the upcoming editions. Though the broadcaster stated that it is unknown how long the break will last, a return for the next edition was not ruled out.
  • Flag of Croatia.png Croatia: HRT confirmed that the country would withdraw from the thirty-fourth edition to reorganize itself and analyze the country's current position in the contest.
  • Flag of Morocco.png Morocco: 2M TV announced the country's withdrawal after the disappointing result in the previous edition, which would require the country to go through the pre-qualification round for this edition. A possibility of returning in the thirty-fifth edition was not ruled out.
  • Flag of Tunisia.png Tunisia: TT1 originally confirmed Tunisia's participation in the contest, but later withdrew due to a lack of local interest in the contest for viewers and singers. A return in the future with a new Head of Delegation has not been ruled out.

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