Den Norsken Sangen 03
Logo of the third edition.
Final 23-28 November 2013
Venue Oslo Spektrum, Oslo
Presenter(s) Erik Solbakken
Tone Damli
Broadcaster NRK
Entries 10
System 100% international jury
Winner "Supernova"
Cir.Cuz feat Julie Bergan
Den Norsken Sangen
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Den Norsken Sangen 03 was the third edition of the Norwegian music competition that selected Norway's entry for the North Vision Song Contest 6. The selection had only one final held in Oslo. Cir.Cuz feat. Julie Bergan won the selection with their song "Supernova". In North Vision Song Contest 6, it got the 19th place in the final with 94 points.


On 8th November 2013, NRK announced that a national selection would be held in order to decide the song of Norway in North Vision Song Contest 6. The fans were happy with the decisions that NRK made and were looking forward to learn the system of the brand new national selection.

On 9th November, it was known that 10 songs would participate in the third edition of Den Norsken Sangen. After the new rule with the foreign artists made by NBU, an American act was invited to perform between other 9 pure Norwegian acts. From 10th November and every day a song was presented by NRK. On 20th November it was announced that the show would be hosted in Oslo Spektrum, by Erik Solbakken and Tone Damli, representative of Norway in the first edition of the contest.

On 23rd November the voting started and on 27th November the voting lines closed. On 28th November, the results were presented. "Supernova" by Cir.Cuz feat. Julie Bergan won with a margin of 25 points and would represent Norway in Beirut, Lebanon.


Oslo Spektrum is an indoor multi-purpose arena in east central Oslo, Norway. It opened in December 1990. It is currently owned and operated by Norges Varemesse (Norway Trade Fairs), who also own and operate the Norges Varemesse conference center in Lillestrøm which is Norway's largest conference center.

Oslo Spektrum is primarily known for hosting major events such as the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, Eurovision Song Contest, and concerts by artists of national and international fame, such as Whitney Houston, Diana Ross, Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and Chris Brown.

Songs presentation

NRK announced the dates of the songs presentation on 10th November 2013; the first act would be revealed on 10th November 2013 and the last on 19th November 2013. The Norwegian acts were presented between 10th and 18th November 2013 while the foreign act was presented on 19th November 2013.

# Date Artist(s) Song
(English translation)
Flag of None
1 November 10, 2013 Mimi Blix "Forever" Flag of Norway
2 November 11, 2013 Sirkus Eliassen "Æ Vil Bare Dans" (Just Want To Dance)
3 November 12, 2013 Cir.Cuz feat. Julie Bergan "Supernova"
4 November 13, 2013 Samsaya "Stereotype"
5 November 14, 2013 JokR "BH" (Bra)
6 November 15, 2013 Eva & the Heartmaker "Joanna"
7 November 16, 2013 Winta "Not Afraid"
8 November 17, 2013 Staysman & Lazz feat. Katastrofe "Brun og Blid" (Brown and Bland)
9 November 18, 2013 MinnieOh "Step Up"
10 November 19, 2013 Anna Kendrick "Cups (When I'm Gone)" Flag of United States


The final started on 23rd November 2013 with the voting lasting about 4 days, ending on 27th November 2013. The results were presented on 28th November 2013.

Draw Language Artist Song
(English translation)
Place Points
01 English Anna Kendrick "Cups (When I'm Gone)" 10 114
02 Norwegian Staysman & Lazz feat. Katastrofe "Brun og Blid" (Brown and Bland) 09 114
03 English Eva & the Heartmaker "Joanna" 02 153
04 English Samsaya "Stereotype" 03 142
05 Norwegian Sirkus Eliassen & Ben Kinx "Æ Vil Bare Dans" (Just Want To Dance) 08 115
06 English Mimi Blix "Forever" 04 139
07 Norwegian JokR "BH" (Bra) 05 127
08 English Winta "Not Afraid" 07 126
09 English MinnieOh "Step Up" 06 126
10 Norwegian Cir.Cuz feat. Julie Bergan "Supernova" 01 176


Unlike the first editions, this edition adapted the Northvision–style; 12, 10 and 8 to 1 with all the songs receiving points. The juries were, apart from the Norwegian, countries from the contest's participants. The song with the highest score was elected as the third winner of the selection and therefore to represent the country in the sixth edition.


Countries Albania, Armenia, Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, France, FYR Macedonia, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom 23

12 points

No. Song Country/ies giving 12 points
5 "Joanna" Estonia, FYR Macedonia, Hungary, Lithuania, United Kingdom
4 "Forever" Albania, Denmark, Norway, Sweden
3 "Supernova" Armenia, Austria, Luxembourg
"Step Up" France, Moldova, Portugal
2 "Brun og Blid" Poland, Ukraine
"Stereotype" Kazakhstan, Liechtenstein
"BH" Cyprus, Malta
1 "Cups (When I'm Gone)" Slovakia
"Æ Vil Bare Dans" Switzerland

Voting Grid

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