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FYR Macedonia
Flag of FYR Macedonia
Broadcaster MRT (Macedonian Radio-Television)
Appearances
Appearances 18 (10 finals)
Debut NVSC #01
Best result 3rd: #03
Worst result Last in SF: #02
North Vision Ranking of Nations
Rank (#21) 32nd
Highest ranking 2nd
Lowest ranking 55th

FYR Macedonia has been participating in NVSC since the first edition with the broadcaster MRT (Macedonian Radio-Television).

Contestants & Results

Edn. Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#01 Martin Vučić "Ništa Mi Nije Važno" 18 70 5 76
#02 Elvir Mekic "Armija" Failed to qualify 20 15
#03 Esma & Lozano "Imperija" 3 162 3 107
#04 Dimitar Andonovski "Ova Nebo Znae Se" 7 142 "Big 5" member
#05 Magdalena Cvetkoska Ena "Ucam od najdobriot" 4 157 9 73
#06 Bobby Andonov "War Is Love" 5 135 "Big 5" member
#07 Darko Ilievski & Magdalena Cvetkoska Ena "Pepel" 17 104
#08 Did not participate
#09
#10
#11 Elena Milenkovska "Znam" Failed to qualify 18 40
#12 Bobby Andonov "Broken" 12 122 3 86
#13 Thea "Mi treba malku vreme" 19 83 9 67
#14 Elena Risteska & Lambe Alabakovski "Najdobro do sega" Failed to qualify 16 38
#15 Thea "Eho" 16 95 8 78
#16 Tamara Todevska "Vrvot e Dno" Failed to qualify 18 25
#17 Daniel Kajmakoski "10 Leta" 20 23
#18 Aleesia "Lullaby" 16 31
#19 Did not participate
#20 Viktorija Loba "Opium" Failed to qualify 16 94
#21 Magdalena Cvetkoska Ena "Placat i najsilini" 16 170 9 147
#22 Adelina Tahiri "S'je i Pari" Failed to qualify 19 35
#23 Arta Memedi "2 her" TBA TBA TBA TBA

FYR Macedonia in North Vision Song Contest

FYR Macedonia debuted in the first edition of NVSC in Budapest. FYR Macedonia has qualified to the final 3 times and has participated in 4 finals.

Martin Vucic

Martin Vucic in Budapest.

North Vision Song Contest 01: Debut

FYR Macedonia debuted in the first edition. At first, MRT (Macedonian Radio-Television) revealed that there would be a national selection held to decide who will represent FYR Macedonia in the first edition of NVSC. But due to low interest and recent budget cuts, MRT canceled the national selection and instead the artist and song would be chosen internally. On the 21st of March, MRT revealed that popular Macedonian singer Martin Vucic would represent FYR Macedonia in the first edition of NVSC. 2 days later, MRT revealed that Martin will sing "Ništa Mi Nije Važno" in NVSC #1. FYR Macedonia finished 5th in Semi Final 2 in 5th place with 76 points and therefore qualified to the final. In the final, FYR Macedonia finished 18th with 70 points.

Elvir Mekic 2

Elvir Mekic at a press conference.

North Vision Song Contest 02

As MRT was very happy that FYR Macedonia qualified to the final in the previous edition, they decided they will be in second edition of NVSC. Like in the previous edition, a national selection was scheduled but had to be canceled due to a lack of funds. On the 13th of May, MRT revealed that Elvir Mekic would represent FYR Macedonia in the 2nd edition of NVSC. Elvir was originally going to participate in the national selection. On the 21st of May, MRT revealed the Elvir will sing "Armija" in NVSC #2. FYR Macedonia performed 7th in Semi Final 2 but failed to qualify finishing 20th (last) with just 15 points.

Esma-and-lozano

Esma & Lozano in Winterthur.

North Vision Song Contest 03

Despite the disappointing results in NVSC #2, MRT confirmed that FYR Macedonia will in fact participate in NVSC #3. On the 20th of June, MRT revealed that Esma Redžepova and Vlatko Lozanoski would represent FYR Macedonia with their song "Imperija" in NVSC #3. They will be participating under the name "Esma & Lozano". FYR Macedonia performed 12th in Semi Final 2 in 3rd place with 107 points and qualified to the final. FYR Macedonia performed 25th in the final and finished in 3rd Place with 162 points.

Dimitar

Dimitar Andonovski in Gothenburg .

North Vision Song Contest 04

As soon as FYR Macedonia qualified to the final in NVSC #3, MRT quickly confirmed their participation for NVSC #4. For finishing in the top 5 in the previous edition, FYR Macedonia secured a spot in the final in NVSC #4 due to the big 5 rule. MRT announced that Dimitar Andonovski will sing his song "Ova Nebo Znae Se" for FYR Macedonia in NVSC #4. FYR Macedonia performed 21st in the final and finished 7th with 142 points. This gave FYR Macedonia's 2nd top 10 placing in a row.

North Vision Song Contest 05

Magdalena

Magdalena Cvetkoska Ena in Aarhus.

Further information: Pesna za Makedonija 01
Not long after NVSC #4 started, MRT quickly confirmed their participation for NVSC #5. Unlike in the previous editions, a national selection was held to decided the entrant for FYR Macedonia in NVSC #5. The name of the national selection is Pesna za Makedonija 01. 4 songs participated in two duels (also known as Semi Finals). The winner from each went on to the final. Juries from other NBU nations voted to decided the winner. The winner was Magdalena Cvetkoska Ena with her song "Ucam od najdobriot". FYR Macedonia performed 19th in Semi Final 1 and qualified to the final in 9th place with 73 points. In the final FYR Macedonia performed 22nd and despite finishing only 9th in the semi, FYR Macedonia managed to finish 4th with 157 points to give FYR Macedonia it's 3rd top 10 placing in a row and it's second top 5 placing.

North Vision Song Contest 06

Due to the rising popularity of NVSC in FYR Macedonia, MRT confirmed their participation for NVSC #6. MRT originally planned to host the second edition of their national selection Pesna za Makedonija, but had to call it off due to budget cuts and therefore they opted for an internal selection. On the 17th of November 2013, MRT revealed that Bobby Andonov would be the participant for FYR Macedonia in NVSC #6. The song was revealed on the 26th of November 2013. FYR Macedonia secured a spot in the final in NVSC #6 due to the big 5 rule. FYR Macedonia performed 6th in the final and finished 5th with 135 points. This gave FYR Macedonia's 4th top 10 placing in a row and 3rd top 5 placing.

North Vision Song Contest 07

Further information: Pesna za Makedonija 02
Not long after NVSC #6 started, FYR Macedonia confirmed their participation for NVSC #7. MRT also announced that they will hold the second edition of Pesna za Makedonija. But they decided that it would be different then the first edition. They still decided to have 2 Semi Finals, but in each Semi Final, rather than have duels they decided to have 8 songs in each Semi Final. 4 songs from each Semi Final will qualify to the final. The winner was decided by juries from other NBU nations. The winner was Darko Ilievki featuring Magdalena Cvetkoska Ena with their song "Pepel".

North Vision Song Contests 8-10

After the 7th edition of the North Vision Song Contest no confirmation was made from FYR Macedonia regarding their participation. A news paper report during the 9th edition revealed that the HoD of MRT had fallen asleep for a long time. After this the HoD quit and a new HoD came in intime for the 11th edition.

North Vision Song Contest 11

As soon as the conformation period for North Vision song contest 11 started FYR Macedonia confirmed with a selection process called Proizvedeno vo MakedoniJa 01. The winner was Ako Me Boli by Dimitar Adnonovski but the Georgian Jury admitted Votes after the result has been announced, their votes made Znam win. The HoD then decided that Znam should represent FYR Macedonia at NVSC 11. Elena was drawn to perform 21st, dead last, in the second Semi Final. When the Results were announced Elena was not a qualifier. On the 14/12/14 the Full results of the semi Finals were announced and Elena finished 18th with 40 points, making FYR Macedonia in the Pre-Qualification Round 4
Elena-milenkovska-za-tochka-intervju-septemvri-2

Elena in Lviv doing an Interview

North Vision Song Contest 12

FYR Macedonia was the 7th country to officially confirm for NVSC#12. They originally confirmed with a 2nd Edition of PVM but it was cancelled. Instead an internal selection will be made. On the 10th of Dexember 2014 MRT announced that Bobby Andonov would represent Macedonia in North Vision Song Contest 12. However he will have to go through the PQR due to the 18th Place in North Vision Song Contest 11. After an instense show Bobby qualified to the semi Finals of the main competition being announced as the last qualifier from the PQR. FYR Macedonia was then revealed to Perfrom in the 2nd half of Semi Final 1 in position 19. On the 24th of January during the Live show, Bobby was revealed as the 3rd qualifier to the final. At the Allocation draw he was drawn into Position 2 in the Final. When all the qualifiers from Semi Final 2 were anounced, Bobby was the sole artist representing the ex-Yugoslav nations.

Draw in each edition

Contest SF/GF Draw
NVSC #1 Semi Final 2 18
Grand Final 03
NVSC #2 Semi Final 2 07
NVSC #3 Semi Final 2 12
Grand Final 25
NVSC #4 Grand Final 21
NVSC #5 Semi Final 1 19
Grand Final 22
NVSC #6 Grand Final 06
NVSC #11 Semi Final 2 21
NVSC #12 PQR 09
Semi Final 1 19
Grand Final 02

Charts

Countries with more than three charted songs are included below. Further information about each song's chart history can be found in its article.

Song Peak chart positions
AD AM MD MK PT SE UK
"Ništa Mi Nije Važno" 33
"Armija" 41
"Imperija" 16 13 1 32
"Ova Nebo Znae Se" 6
"Ucam od najdobriot" 3 1 9 1 1
"War Is Love" 5 1 13 3
"Pepel" 8 31
"Znam 8

Voting history

FYR Macedonia has given the most points to...
(finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Sweden Sweden 42
2 Flag of France France 40
3 Denmark Denmark 30
4 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 27
5 Flag of Norway Norway 15

FYR Macedonia has given the most points to...
(semi-finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina 33
2 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 22
Flag of Serbia Serbia 22
4 Flag of Sweden Sweden 18
5 Flag of Israel Israel 17

FYR Macedonia has received the most points from...
(finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Morocco Morocco 34
2 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 33
3 Flag of Finland Finland 32
Flag of Greece Greece 32
5 Flag of Croatia Croatia 31

FYR Macedonia has received the most points from...
(semi-finals only)

Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Greece Greece 20
Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 20
3 Flag of Croatia Croatia 17
4 Flag of Albania Albania 14
Iceland Iceland 14
Flag of Italy Italy 14

Detailed points

NVSC #01

FYR Macedonia participated and had to vote in the second semifinal.

In Semi-Final 2, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro
10 Flag of Portugal Portugal
8 Flag of Estonia Estonia
7 Flag of Albania Albania
6 Flag of Turkey Turkey
5 Iceland Iceland
4 Flag of Georgia Georgia
3 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
2 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic
1 Flag of Finland Finland


In the final, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Denmark Denmark
10 Flag of France France
8 Flag of Sweden Sweden
7 Flag of Belarus Belarus
6 Flag of Portugal Portugal
5 Flag of Norway Norway
4 Austria Austria
3 Flag of Estonia Estonia
2 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro
1 Flag of San Marino San Marino
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (Semi-Final 2)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

NVSC #02

FYR Macedonia participated and had to vote in the second semifinal.

In Semi-Final 2, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina
10 Flag of Serbia Serbia
8 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
7 Flag of Norway Norway
6 Flag of Malta Malta
5 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus
4 Flag of Belarus Belarus
3 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
2 Flag of Belgium Belgium
1 Flag of Andorra Andorra


In the final, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Sweden Sweden
10 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
8 Flag of Hungary Hungary
7 Flag of Norway Norway
6 Flag of Albania Albania
5 Iceland Iceland
4 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
3 Flag of Belarus Belarus
2 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
1 Denmark Denmark
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (Semi-Final 2)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

NVSC #03

FYR Macedonia participated and had to vote in the second semifinal.

In Semi-Final 2, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Sweden Sweden
10 Flag of Romania Romania
8 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania
7 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
6 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina
5 Iceland Iceland
4 Flag of Greece Greece
3 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia
2 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
1 Flag of Norway Norway


In the final, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Sweden Sweden
10 Flag of Serbia Serbia
8 Flag of France France
7 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
6 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
5 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
4 Flag of Romania Romania
3 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
2 Flag of Greece Greece
1 Flag of Russia Russia
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (Semi-Final 2)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

NVSC #04

FYR Macedonia was already qualified for the final and had to vote in the first semifinal.

In Semi-Final 1, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Serbia Serbia
10 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
8 Flag of Italy Italy
7 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina
6 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus
5 Flag of Israel Israel
4 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria
3 Flag of Hungary Hungary
2 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
1 Flag of Germany Germany


In the final, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Denmark Denmark
10 Flag of France France
8 Flag of Italy Italy
7 Flag of Monaco Monaco
6 Flag of Sweden Sweden
5 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina
4 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus
3 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria
2 Flag of Israel Israel
1 Flag of Germany Germany
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

NVSC #05

FYR Macedonia participated and had to vote in the first semifinal.

In Semi-Final 1, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Poland Poland
10 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
8 Flag of Finland Finland
7 Flag of Estonia Estonia
6 Flag of Sweden Sweden
5 Flag of Norway Norway
4 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia
3 Flag of Croatia Croatia
2 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
1 Flag of Georgia Georgia


In the final, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
10 Flag of Poland Poland
8 Flag of Finland Finland
7 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
6 Flag of Lebanon Lebanon
5 Denmark Denmark
4 Flag of Sweden Sweden
3 Flag of Ireland Ireland
2 Flag of Romania Romania
1 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (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 FYR Macedonia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

NVSC #06

FYR Macedonia was already qualified for the final and had to vote in the first semifinal.

In Semi-Final 1, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of Israel Israel
10 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
8 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina
7 Flag of Ireland Ireland
6 Flag of Portugal Portugal
5 Flag of Belarus Belarus
4 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
3 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom
2 Flag of Latvia Latvia
1 Flag of Serbia Serbia


In the final, FYR Macedonia has given the following points:

Points Country
12 Flag of France France
10 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
8 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
7 Flag of Andorra Andorra
6 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
5 Flag of Monaco Monaco
4 Flag of Portugal Portugal
3 Flag of Norway Norway
2 Flag of Sweden Sweden
1 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania
Points Awarded to FYR Macedonia (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Commentators and spokespersons

Edition(s) Commentator Spokesperson
NVSC #01 Nick T Kaliopi
NVSC #02 Esma Redžepova
NVSC #03 Elena Risteska
NVSC #04 Elvir Mekic
NVSC #05 Kaliopi
NVSC #06 Esma Redžepova
NVSC #11 Matt H N/A

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