North Vision Song Contest 11
Country Flag of Norway Norway
National selection
Selection process Den Norsken Sangen 08
Selection date(s) Final:
18th October 2014
Gold final:
27th October 2014
Selected entrant Elouiz
Selected song "10"
Selected songwriter(s)
  • John Lundvik
  • Jesper Borgen & Gift
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (3rd, 102 points)
Final result 14th, 109 points
Norway in the North Vision Song Contest
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Norway participated in the North Vision Song Contest 11 in Lviv, Ukraine. The Norwegian entry was selected through the national competition Den Norsken Sangen 08, organised by the Norwegian broadcaster Norsk rikskringkasting (NRK). Norway was represented by the song "10" (Ten) performed by Elouiz. The entry qualified from the first semi-final and placed 14th in the final, scoring 109 points.

Den Norsken Sangen 08

On 20th September 2014, NRK confirmed the eleventh participation of Norway in the North Vision Song Contest with the national "tradition" being continued. The format of the eighth edition didn't change. NRK announced the dates of the songs presentation on 3rd October 2014; the first act was revealed on 6th October 2014 and the last on 15th October 2014.

In the first round only juries from NVSC participating countries could give their votes. After the voting of the first round is closed, the four most voted songs would progress to the Gold Final. The final started on 18th October 2014 with the voting lasting about six days, ending on 23rd October 2014.

Draw Artist Song Place Points
01 Nora Jabri "Too Late For Love" 02 213
02 Röyksopp & Robyn "Do It Again" 07 143
03 Two Steps from Hell feat. Merethe Soltvedt "Compass" 03 191
04 Martin Tungevaag "Wicked Wonderland" 06 166
05 The Main Level "Go Go With You" 10 118
06 Broiler "Rays of Light" 04 175
07 DJ Smaaland feat. Thea Oskarsen "Flashback" 09 128
08 Robin og Bugge "Non Stop" 08 142
09 Raylee "We Make It Burn" 05 169
10 Elouiz "10" 01 237

The qualifiers announcements took place the same day. In the second round, only people from Norway could vote by SMS or by phone calling. The final results were revealed on 3rd November 2014 and 18-year-old new talent, born in Sweden, Elouiz won with the song "10" against the popular American band Two Steps From Hell.

Draw Song Eastern Norway Northern Norway Central Norway Southern Norway Western Norway Total Place
1 "Rays of Light" 5.748 4.337 1.174 11.824 16.660 39.743 4
2 "10" 12.815 6.916 30.542 11.031 35.547 96.851 1
3 "Compass" 32.230 33.523 9.978 10.860 1.963 88.554 2
4 "Too Late For Love" 9.207 5.224 18.306 16.285 5.830 54.852 3

At Northvision

Support -11

Norway's support banner for NVSC #11 made by NTU

During the semi-final allocation draw on 25th October 2014 in Lviv, Norway was drawn to compete in the first half of the first semi-final. Norway was drawn on 12th November 2014 to perform fifth in the semi-final. A remix of the song along with a new video was released before the contest for promotional issues.

Elouiz had to say after the first rehearsal in Lviv on 15th November: "I loved everything about my rehearsal, it was really really cool! We had just some problems with the earphones but hopefully it will be fixed soon". Norway managed to qualify, placing 3rd and scoring 102 points while the country was announced as the last qualifier making the whole arena heartbeat.

During the qualifiers press conference, Elouiz chose to perform in the first half of the final and were later drawn to perform twelfth after Poland and before Lithuania. In the final, Norway finished 14th with 109 points getting 12 points from the Czech Republic.


Norway participated and had to vote in the first semi-final. In the final, Norway announced their votes as 25th.

Points awarded to Norway

Points Awarded to Norway (Semi-final 1)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Norway (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Norway

Semi-final 1 votes

Points Country
12 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
10 Flag of Sweden Sweden
8 Algeria Algeria
7 Flag of Monaco Monaco
6 Flag of Albania Albania
5 Flag of Estonia Estonia
4 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
3 Flag of Denmark Denmark
2 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania
1 Flag of Romania Romania

Final votes

Points Country
12 Flag of Portugal Portugal
10 Flag of Greece Greece
8 Flag of Poland Poland
7 Flag of France France
6 Flag of Germany Germany
5 Flag of Croatia Croatia
4 Flag of Sweden Sweden
3 Flag of Monaco Monaco
2 Flag of Albania Albania
1 Flag of Andorra Andorra

Spokesperson and commentators

In Norway, the semi-finals and final were aired on NRK1, with commentary by Olav Viksmo Slettan while Silje Reiten Nordnes served as the radio commentator. The Norwegian spokesperson in the grand final was Tone Damli, the first Norwegian representative in the contest.

See also