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Norway in the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest

Here you find everything you need to know about Norway’s preparations for the “Eurovision Song Contest 2014”, including information about MGP 2014 and links to their last five Eurovision entries (and their results), just to put the new plans in perspective. norway
Norway’s plans for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest:
Broadcaster: NRK
Website: nrk.no
Selection: “MGP 2014”: 3 Semifinals, 1 Final and 15 entries
Date: Final on March 15th
Norway will participate in the (1st half of) the second semi-final of the 2014 ESC, on May 8th

The Norwegian entry – Eurovision Song Contest 2014:
Song: Silent Storm
Josefin Winther (composer & writer)
live NF performanceofficial video
lyricsFrench lyricsEnglish lyrics
Artist: Carl Espen official websitetwitter
The schedule for the Norwegian “Melodi Grand Prix 2014”:
(The hosts: Jenny Skavlan and Erik Solbakken)
March 7th Semifinal 1 5 entries → 3 finalists
March 8th Semifinal 2 5 entries → 3 finalists
March 9th Semifinal 3 5 entries → 3 finalists
March 15th Final ? entries → 1 winner
The results of Norway’s “MGP 2014”:
Guldfinalen – The results: Tele votes
1. Silent Storm“, Carl Espen 23 264+4 697+4 397+4 812+16 542 = 53 712 pts.
2. High Hopes“, Linnea Dale 22 746+3 304+3 484+4 832+4 720 = 39 086 pts.
3. Heal“, Mo 23 615+3 021+3 181+3 714+3 874 = 37 405 pts.
4. Taste of You“, Knut Kippersund Nesdal 17 440+1 805+3 083+2 039+3 390 = 27 757 pts.
Out of the competition after the first voting (in random order):
Ain’t no Love (in This City no More)“, El Cuero
Sole Survivor“, Elisabeth Carew
Needs“, Dina Misund
Hit Me Up“, Charlie
Sing“, Oda & Wulff
Noway’s MGP 2014 – The participants:(Listen to the entries here.)
Semifinal 1, March 7th:
1. “Best Friend’s Boyfriend“, Hilda & Thea Leora
(Martin Kleveland, Lisa Desmond Linder, Jesper Jakobsen)
2. “Heal“, Mo
(Laila Samuelsen)
3. “Needs“, Dina Misund
(Dina Misund, Frode Bjørgmo Strømvik)
4. “High Hopes“, Linnea Dale
(Linnea Dale, Kim Bergseth)
5. “Frozen by Your Love“, Timbre & Frikk Heide-Steen feat. Ida Stein
(Anders Bratterud)

Semifinal 2, March 8th:
1. “Hele verden“, Cir.Cuz
(Cir.Cuz)
2. “Right Now“, Martine Marbel
(Martine Marbel, Goran Obad)
3. “Sing“, Oda & Wulff
(Christer Wulff)
4. “Taste of You“, Knut Kippersund Nesdal
(Magnus Hængsle, Jenny Moe)
5. “Hit Me Up“, Charlie
(Melanie Fontana, John Asher, Lars Hustoft)

Semifinal 3, March 9th:
1. “Bensin“, Moi
(Ingjerd Østrem Omland)
2. “Ain’t no Love in This City no More“, El Cuero
(Brynjar Takle Ohr, B.L. Rolland, Øyvind Blomstrøm, Håvard Takle Ohr)
3. “Who Needs the Universe“, Ilebek
(Andreas Ihlebæk)
4. “Sole Survivor“, Elisabeth Carew
(Elisabeth Carew, David Eriksen, Simon Climie, Mats Skåre Lie)
5. “Silent Storm“, Carl Espen
(Josefin Winther)

The last five Norwegian entries and results in the Eurovision Song Contest:
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2013: I Feed You My Love Margaret Berger Grand Final: 4th place
2012: Stay Tooji Grand Final: 26th place
2011: Haba Haba Stella Mwangi 1st Semi Final: 17th place
2010: My Heart Is Yours Didrik Solli-Tangen Grand Final: 20th place
2009: Fairytale Alexander Rybak Grand Final: 1st place

(Keep in mind that the dates and rules can change and transcription errors may occur, so I can’t guarantee that everything is 100% correct all the time, although I update the page frequently with info from various Eurovision sites.)