Den Norsken Sangen 11
Logo of the eleventh edition.
Final Final:
6th April 2015
Gold final:
17th April 2015
Venue Valhall Arena, Oslo
Presenter(s) Silya Nymoen
Kare Magnus
Broadcaster NRK
Entries 10
System 100% international jury (First Round)
100% televoting (Gold Final)
Winner "Cinderella"
by Alexandra Joner
Den Norsken Sangen
◄ 10 Eurovision Heart 12 ►

Den Norsken Sangen 11 was the eleventh edition of the Norwegian music competition that selected Norway's entry for the North Vision Song Contest 14. The selection had one Final and one Gold Final (Super-final) both held in Oslo. Alexandra Joner won both rounds and was selected to represent Norway in the North Vision Song Contest 14 for a second time with her entry "Cinderella".


On 23rd March 2015, it was announced that Norway will participate in the fourteenth edition of the North Vision Song Contest. It was also confirmed that another DNS edition will be held presenting along with it a new basic logo.

228 entries were submitted with a jury of 5 people from music companies in Norway having to shorten them into 10. No foreign act was once again participating, making it clear that NRK looks only for native talents in the next editions.

Vallhall, Oslo.jpg
Vallhall Arena in Valle-Hovin, Oslo.


Vallhall Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena, located in Valle-Hovin, Oslo, Norway. The stadium has a capacity of 5,500 people, during matches. The Tippeligaen club Vålerenga uses the arena for training and friendly matches in the winter off-season. It is currently used mostly for football matches. The arena also serves as an event arena.

The arena is also a well-known concert hall, with a capacity of 12,500 people. It's not far away from Valle Hovin, an outdoor concert arena.

Basic logo introduced in the 11th edition

Format change

NRK announced on 24th March that the format will return to the usual one and that it was changed last edition due to the celebration of 10 editions. Also, the songs weren't presented each day, but all of them on Saturday 4th April.

NRK presented the artists each day along with a 15 seconds snipet of their entry. There was positive feedback by the fans for the new idea of the Norwegian broadcaster.

Artists presentation

NRK announced the dates of the artists presentation on 24th March 2015; the first act would be revealed on 25th March 2015 and the last on 3rd April 2015. Each day, one artist was presented along with a 15 seconds snippet of their participating song. The only NVSC returning artist was Alexandra Joner, who represented Norway in the fourth edition. Emila returned to DNS after participating in the ninth edition featuring Cir.Cuz. Karin Park was the only non-Norwegian artist coming from Sweden but she was not considered as Foreign Act as she's living and making her career in Norway.

All the songs were released on 4th April 2015 in Spotify and iTunes.

# Date Artist(s) Song
(English translation)
Flag of None
1 March 25, 2015 Alexandra Joner "Cinderella" Flag of Norway
2 March 26, 2015 Erlend Bratland "Thunderstruck"
3 March 27, 2015 Emila "Phoenix"
4 March 28, 2015 SERVED "Få Meg Til Å Le" (Get me to laugh)
5 March 29, 2015 Jenny Langlo "Next to You"
6 March 30, 2015 Isak Heim "Out of Space"
7 March 31, 2015 Kirsti Hansen "Er jeg en lek" (I am a game)
8 April 1, 2015 Morgan Sulele "Kong vinter" (King winter)
9 April 2, 2015 Rikke Lie "Paperboat"
10 April 3, 2015 Karin Park "Human Beings" Flag of Sweden Swedish


The running order draw was announced on 5th April 2015. The final started on 6th April with the voting lasting about ten days, ending on 15th April 2015. The qualifiers announcements took place on 17th April 2015. The full results were announced after the end of the selection.

Draw Language Artist Song
(English translation)
Place Points
01 English Isak Heim "Out of Space" 10 93
02 English Emila "Phoenix" 5 147
03 Norwegian Kirsti Hansen "Er jeg en lek" (I am a game) 8 128
04 English Alexandra Joner "Cinderella" 1 218
05 English Jenny Langlo "Next to You" 3 200
06 Norwegian Morgan Sulele "Kong vinter" (King Winter) 9 126
07 English Rikke Lie "Paperboat" 4 153
08 English Erlend Bratland "Thunderstruck" 2 215
09 Norwegian SERVED "Få Meg Til Å Le" (Get me to laugh) 6 147
10 English Karin Park "Human Beings" 7 139


Apart from the contestants' performances, Katastrofe, performed the Norwegian entry for the North Vision Song Contest 13 in the opening of the show. Mørland & Debrah Scarlett performed their Eurovision Song Contest entry, "A Monster Like Me", during the interval act.

Gold Final

# Song Eastern
Total Place
01. "Next to You" 7.314 7.783 17.236 12.227 13.099 57.659 2
02. "Cinderella" 25.945 11.511 18.720 17.516 20.951 94.643 1
03. "Thunderstruck" 11.452 13.631 7.075 12.999 9.950 52.772 3
04. "Paperboat" 5.289 4.740 9.304 7.258 6.000 34.926 4


Five from the artists that were eliminated in the first round announced the votes from the Norwegian regions.

  • Flag of Norway Eastern Norway: Kirsti Hansen
  • Flag of Norway Northern Norway: Isak Heim
  • Flag of Norway Central Norway: Karin Park
  • Flag of Norway Southern Norway: Morgan Sulele
  • Flag of Norway Western Norway: Emila


In the first round, the juries had to vote with the Northvision–style; 12, 10 and 8 to 1 will all the songs revieving points. The juries were, apart from the Norwegian, countries from the contest's participants and the Rest of the World-jury. The four most voted songs would progress to the Gold Final where the Norwegian televoting had to decide the winner.


Countries Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, FYR Macedonia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Ireland, Kazakhstan, Norway, Serbia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Rest of the World 27

12 points

No. Song Country/ies giving 12 points
9 "Cinderella" Albania, Andorra, Cyprus, Denmark, Kazakhstan,
Serbia, Slovenia, United Kingdom, Rest of the World
6 "Thunderstruck" Azerbaijan, Faroe Islands, Hungary, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland
3 "Next to You" Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, Germany
"Human Beings" Estonia, Ireland, Ukraine
2 "Paperboat" Algeria, Greece
"Phoenix" Belgium, FYR Macedonia
1 "Få Meg Til Å Le" Israel
"Er jeg en lek" Georgia

Voting grid

Voting grid can be found here.

See also

External links