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North Vision Song Contest 4
Let the Music Win
NVSC4Logo
Dates
Semi-final 1 date 17 August 2013
Semi-final 2 date 23 August 2013
Final date 31 August 2013
Host
Venue Scandinavium
Gothenburg, Sweden
Presenter(s) Eric Saade
Petra Mede
Broadcaster SVT
Participants
Entries 48
Debuting None
Returning Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria
Flag of Monaco Monaco
Withdrawing Flag of Albania Albania
Flag of Armenia Armenia
Voting
System Each country awarded 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favorite songs
Null points None
Winner Flag of Denmark Denmark
"Amaranthine"
North Vision Song Contest
◄ 3 Eurovision Heart 5 ►

North Vision Song Contest 4, often referred as NVSC 4, was the forth edition of North Vision Song Contest. It took place in Gothenburg, Sweden, following Malena Ernman's victory in the third edition. It was the first time that Sweden hosted the contest. Sveriges Television (SVT) chose the Scandinavium as the venue for the contest and Petra Mede and Eric Saade as the hosts.

Forty-eight countries participated including Bulgaria who were last represented in the second edition and Monaco who were last represented in the first edition. Albania and Armenia announced their withdrawal from the forth edition.

The winner of the forth edition was Denmark with the song "Amaranthine" sung by Danish-Swedish band Amaranthe, which scored 175 points just a 7 points-margin from the second time runner-up, France. Belgium finished on the third place followed by by Bulgaria and Slovakia in the fourth and fifth places respectively. From the big 5, only Ireland didn't enter the top 15 achieving the 22nd place.

Location

Gothenburg is the second largest city in Sweden and the fifth largest in the Nordic countries. Situated by the Kattegat, on the west coast of Sweden, the city proper has a population of 528,014, with 549,839 in the urban area and total of 949,812 inhabitants in the metropolitan area. Gothenburg is classified as a global city by GaWC, with a ranking of Gamma−. The city was ranked as the 12th most inventive city in the world by Forbes (2013).

Gothenburg was founded by royal charter in 1621 by King Gustavus Adolphus. At the mouth of the Göta älv, the Port of Gothenburg is the largest port in the Nordic countries.

Gothenburg is home to many students, as the city includes both the University of Gothenburg and Chalmers University of Technology. Volvo was founded in Gothenburg in 1927. The city is a major centre in Sweden for sports and home to the IFK Göteborg, BK Häcken, GAIS and Örgryte IS association football teams as well as the Frölunda HC ice hockey team.

Gothenburg is served by Göteborg Landvetter Airport, located 30 km (18.64 mi) southeast of the city centre, and by Göteborg City Airport, located 15 km (9.32 mi) from the city centre.

The city is known for hosting some of the largest annual events in Scandinavia. The Göteborg International Film Festival, held in January since 1979, is the leading film festival in Scandinavia with over 155,000 visitors annually. During the summer a broad variety of music festivals take place, such as Way Out West and Metaltown. Gothia Cup, held every year in Gothenburg, is in regards to the number of participants the world's largest football tournament: in 2011, a total of 35,200 players from 1567 teams and 72 nations participated.

Bidding phase

Locations of the candidate cities. The chosen location is marked in red.

So far four cities has been considered as host city of the contest. The Friends Arena, located in Stockholm, which hosts the Fantasifestivalen finals, was the first venue to join.

On July 29, The Ullevi Stadium, located in Gothenburg, joined the bidding phase. As well as, the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm and the Göransson Arena in Sandviken joined later. On July 30, Malmö Arena, located in Malmö, joined.

Finally, on August 2 applications closed and the last two arenas joined, the Scandinavium in Gothenburg and the Sparbanken Lidköping Arena in Lidköping.

On August 4, it was revealed that Gothenburg was selected as the host city of the edition with Scandinavium serving as the host venue.

Key   Template:If empty   Host venue

City Venue Capacity
Gothenburg Scandinavium Template:If empty 14,000
Ullevi Stadium 75,000
Lidköping Sparbanken Lidköping Arena 12,500
Malmö Malmö Arena 15,500
Sandviken Göransson Arena 10,000
Stockholm Friends Arena 65,000
Tele2 Arena 40,000

Participating countries

NVSC 4 SF Map.svg
     Countries in the first semi-final
     Countries voting in the first semi-final
     Countries in the second semi-final
     Countries voting in the second semi-final

Countries could begin announcing their entries on the 29th of July. 49 nations had originally confirmed, but Merland Kademi, the Albanian representative withdrew after his song was included in one of the sneak-peeks and received poor reviews. Had Albania not withdrawn, this edition would have had the most participants, until the 7th edition. Armenia also withdrew from the contest before the submissions closed due to poor results and low interest in the nation. Both countries returned in the next edition.

Returning artists

Results

Semi-final 1

Twenty-one countries participated in the first semi-final. France, FYR Macedonia and Romania also voted in this semi-final. The highlighted countries qualified for the final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro Andrijana Božović "Pjesma Ljubavna" 21 19
02 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Vessy Boneva "Svurzani" 1 121
03 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Naujos Pupytes "Kokteiliai" 16 54
04 Flag of Hungary Hungary Mónika Hoffman "Hullócsillag" 19 35
05 Flag of Italy Italy Abi F Jones & Jack Rubinacci "One Night Symphony" 3 100
06 Flag of Norway Norway Alexandra Joner "Come Inside Me" 7 76
07 Flag of Estonia Estonia Ott Lepland "Imede öö" 11 66
08 Flag of Malta Malta Ira Losco & David Leguess "The Person I Am" 12 60
09 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Haris "Playing With Fire" 8 75
10 Flag of Germany Germany Lena Meyer-Landrut "Neon (Lonely People)" 4 100
11 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Linda Teodosiu "Alive" 9 68
12 Flag of Spain Spain The Locos "Contrato Limosna" 13 60
13 Flag of Turkey Turkey Eylem "Turkish Delight" 20 23
14 Flag of Serbia Serbia Boban Rajović "Ne Vjerujem" 18 36
15 Flag of Iceland Iceland Nylon "Closer" 5 79
16 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina MayaSar "O meni nikom ne pričaj" 6 77
17 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus Stefanos Dimosthenous "Gia Sena Mono" 2 107
18 Flag of Poland Poland Honey "Nie Powiem Jak" 15 58
19 Flag of Latvia Latvia Rassell & Samanta Tīna "Esi man klāt" 17 52
20 Flag of Israel Israel Shiri Maimon "Now That You're Gone" 10 67
21 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine Vremya i Steklo "Serebryanoe more" 14 59

Semi-final 2

Twenty-two countries participated in the first semi-final. Ireland and Sweden voted in this semi-final. The highlighted countries qualified for the final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Austria Austria Hubert von Goisern "Brenna tuats guat" 19 29
02 Flag of Monaco Monaco Emmanuel Moire "Beau Malheur" 10 74
03 Flag of Moldova Moldova Angelika Vee & Kylian Mash "Cash Out" 6 81
04 Flag of San Marino San Marino Laura Pausini "It's Not Goodbye" 5 91
05 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia Sanja Grohar "Ko Sneži" 16 38
06 Flag of Finland Finland Erin "Ei taida tietää tyttö" 14 55
07 Flag of Russia Russia Serebro "Angel Kiss" 11 67
08 Flag of Portugal Portugal Raquel Guerra "Desencontros" 2 110
09 Flag of Georgia Georgia Anri Jokhadze "I" 22 6
10 Flag of Andorra Andorra Efecto Pasillo "Pan Y Mantequilla" 13 58
11 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Mária Čírová "Bez obáv" 1 118
12 Flag of Belarus Belarus Angelika Varum "Sumasshedshaya" 12 66
13 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Nikki Jamal "Həyacanın Yaşı Yoxdur" 3 99
14 Flag of Morocco Morocco Samira Said "Awaam Keda" 20 29
15 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Rachel Bloom "You Can Touch My Boobies" 17 35
16 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Ewa Farna "Maska (I Need A Hero)" 8 80
17 Flag of Belgium Belgium Natalia "Boom" 7 81
18 Flag of Croatia Croatia Franka Batelić "San" 18 33
19 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg Sharon Den Adel & Armin van Buuren "In And Out of Love" 9 76
20 Flag of Denmark Denmark Amaranthe "Amaranthine" 4 94
21 Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Joe Brooks "Superman" 15 46
22 Flag of Greece Greece Mixalis Xatzigiannis "I Agapi Dynamonei" 21 26

Final

Twenty-five countries participated in the final, with all forty-eight participating countries eligible to vote.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus Stefanos Dimosthenous "Gia Sena Mono" 21 73
02 Flag of San Marino San Marino Laura Pausini "It's Not Goodbye" 9 131
03 Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic Ewa Farna "Maska (I Need A Hero)" 18 85
04 Flag of Ireland Ireland Bellefire "Say Something Anyway" 22 72
05 Flag of Monaco Monaco Emmanuel Moire "Beau Malheur" 20 76
06 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Haris "Playing With Fire" 24 57
07 Flag of Moldova Moldova Angelika & Kylian "Cash Out" 13 109
08 Flag of Italy Italy Abi F & Jack "One Night Symphony" 11 123
09 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Mária Čírová "Bez obáv" 5 146
10 Flag of France France Marie-Mai "Comme Avant" 2 168
11 Flag of Norway Norway Alexandra Joner "Come Inside Me" 16 93
12 Flag of Israel Israel Shiri Maimon "Now That You're Gone" 23 70
13 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Linda Teodosiu "Alive" 17 90
14 Flag of Portugal Portugal Raquel Guerra "Desencontros" 12 115
15 Flag of Belgium Belgium Natalia "Boom" 3 161
16 Flag of Sweden Sweden Melissa Horn "Kvar I Nått Jag Lämnat" 14 99
17 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina MayaSar "O meni nikom ne pričaj" 6 143
18 Flag of Germany Germany Lena  "Neon (Lonely People)" 8 138
19 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Nikki Jamal "Həyacanın Yaşı Yoxdur" 10 128
20 Flag of Iceland Iceland Nylon "Closer" 25 54
21 Flag of Macedonia FYR Macedonia Dimitar Andonovski "Ova Nebo Znae Se" 7 142
22 Flag of Denmark Denmark Amaranthe "Amaranthine" 1 175
23 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Vessy Boneva "Svurzani" 4 160
24 Flag of Romania Romania Antonia "Marabou" 15 93
25 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg Sharon & Armin van Buuren "In And Out of Love" 19 83

Voting grids

Semi-final 1

Semi-final 1
split jury/televote results
Place Televoting Points Jury Points
1 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 87 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H 92
2 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 78 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 73
3 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H 65 Flag of Italy Italy 71
4 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 58 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 59
5 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 58 Flag of Norway Norway 53
6 Flag of Germany Germany 57 Flag of Israel Israel 51
7 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 54 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 47
8 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 49 Flag of Germany Germany 46
9 Flag of Malta Malta 47 Flag of Iceland Iceland 45
10 Flag of Norway Norway 44 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 39
11 Flag of Latvia Latvia 40 Flag of Malta Malta 37
12 Flag of Poland Poland 38 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 35
13 Flag of Italy Italy 37 Flag of Poland Poland 35
14 Flag of Spain Spain 34 Flag of Spain Spain 34
15 Flag of Israel Israel 30 Flag of Hungary Hungary 33
16 Flag of Iceland Iceland 28 Flag of Estonia Estonia 31
17 Flag of Serbia Serbia 18 Flag of Turkey Turkey 18
18 Flag of Estonia Estonia 16 Flag of Latvia Latvia 18
19 Flag of Hungary Hungary 13 Flag of Serbia Serbia 18
20 Flag of Turkey Turkey 11 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 16
21 Flag of Montenegro Montenegro 8 Flag of Lithuania Lithuania 14
Voting results
Total Score NMontenegro NBulgaria NLithuania NHungary NItaly NNorway NEstonia NMalta NNetherlands NGermany NLiechtenstein NSpain NTurkey NSerbia NIceland NBosniaHerzegovina NCyprus NPoland NLatvia NIsrael NUkraine NFrance NMacedonia NRomania
Montenegro 19 6 8 5
Bulgaria 121 1 7 3 10 12 12 4 12 12 3 3 4 4 8 10 4 12
Lithuania 54 5 6 5 1 7 2 7 12 1 6 2
Hungary 35 8 2 2 2 2 6 8 2 3
Italy 100 8 3 7 12 3 6 4 6 10 4 5 8 4 5 7 8
Norway 76 6 4 8 2 8 10 10 6 1 5 8 1 7
Estonia 66 4 12 3 8 5 3 2 6 8 1 12 2
Malta 60 5 2 1 7 10 2 12 6 5 4 1 2 3
Netherlands 75 10 10 7 1 10 7 3 6 2 10 1 3 3 2
Germany 100 6 7 8 12 12 12 12 8 1 6 6 2 1 1 6
Liechtenstein 68 10 1 2 7 5 5 5 7 12 6 8
Spain 60 7 4 12 8 1 10 12 6
Turkey 23 1 5 1 3 4 4 2 3
Serbia 36 6 5 1 6 1 5 12
Iceland 79 7 5 10 3 8 5 10 7 2 8 10 4
B&H 77 12 4 1 6 1 10 7 2 12 12 7 3
Cyprus 107 2 4 5 10 8 5 5 8 8 10 10 6 10 6 10
Poland 58 12 3 2 6 4 4 2 4 8 8 5
Latvia 52 3 4 3 5 7 10 7 4 5 4
Israel 67 1 8 7 3 3 4 12 7 7 3 7 5
Ukraine 59 3 10 2 6 4 1 7 3 12 10 1

12 points

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to another in the first semi-final:

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
5 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Germany, Liechtenstein, Romania, Serbia, Turkey
4 Flag of Germany Germany Estonia, Hungary, Malta, Netherlands
3 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Montenegro, Poland, Ukraine
2 Flag of Estonia Estonia Lithuania, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Flag of Spain Spain Cyprus, Italy
1 Flag of Israel Israel Iceland
Flag of Italy Italy Norway
Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Israel
Flag of Lithuania Lithuania Latvia
Flag of Malta Malta Spain
Flag of Poland Poland Bulgaria
Flag of Serbia Serbia FYR Macedonia
Flag of Ukraine Ukraine France

Semi-final 2

Semi-final 2
split jury/televote results
Place Televoting Points Jury Points
1 Flag of Moldova Moldova 61 Flag of Portugal Portugal 86
2 Flag of Belgium Belgium 58 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 74
3 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 55 Flag of San Marino San Marino 72
4 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 50 Flag of Monaco Monaco 63
5 Flag of Denmark Denmark 46 Flag of Denmark Denmark 62
6 Flag of Portugal Portugal 43 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 56
7 Flag of Czech Republic Czech R. 43 Flag of United Kingdom UK 48
8 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 41 Flag of Czech Republic Czech R. 46
9 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 40 Flag of Belgium Belgium 29
10 Flag of Andorra Andorra 38 Flag of Finland Finland 26
11 Flag of Monaco Monaco 36 Flag of Morocco Morocco 25
12 Flag of Finland Finland 27 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 24
13 Flag of San Marino San Marino 24 Flag of Moldova Moldova 22
14 Flag of Croatia Croatia 21 Flag of Greece Greece 22
15 Flag of Belarus Belarus 18 Flag of Andorra Andorra 19
16 Flag of Slovenia Slovenia 16 Flag of Russia Russia 19
17 Flag of Russia Russia 16 Flag of Croatia Croatia 16
18 Flag of Austria Austria 16 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 15
19 Flag of Morocco Morocco 15 Flag of Austria Austria 13
20 Flag of United Kingdom UK 14 Flag of Belarus Belarus 11
21 Flag of Greece Greece 13 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland 6
22 Flag of Georgia Georgia 2 Flag of Georgia Georgia 0
Voting results
Total Score NAustria NMonaco NMoldova NSanMarino NSlovenia NFinland NRussia NPortugal NGeorgia NAndorra NSlovakia NBelarus NAzerbaijan NMorocco NSwitzerland NCzech Republic NBelgium NCroatia NLuxembourg NDenmark NUnitedKingdom NGreece NIreland NSweden
Austria 29 6 1 4 6 6 6
Monaco 74 4 12 2 7 7 3 12 3 5 4 8 7
Moldova 81 8 4 7 8 7 6 4 1 4 4 5 2 6 8 7
San Marino 91 5 8 10 1 4 6 10 2 7 10 10 8 4 6
Slovenia 38 7 1 2 10 12 2 4
Finland 55 6 1 5 3 1 4 10 7 6 12
Russia 67 5 12 6 1 12 10 12 5 1 1 2
Portugal 110 7 10 4 2 6 12 1 7 10 8 7 3 10 10 12 1
Georgia 6 1 5
Andorra 58 5 7 5 3 8 8 1 1 2 1 3 8 6
Slovakia 118 10 2 3 12 8 6 10 12 1 8 5 2 12 3 4 7 3 10
Belarus 66 7 12 8 12 6 10 5 2 4
Azerbaijan 99 3 1 10 8 10 10 10 4 1 3 5 12 12 7 3
Morocco 29 12 7 5 2 3
Switzerland 35 7 2 12 3 3 8
Czech R. 80 6 1 6 10 8 6 3 2 3 8 8 10 5 2 2
Belgium 81 4 5 5 5 7 3 2 8 2 7 6 5 10 12
Croatia 33 2 3 4 12 3 7 2
Luxembourg 76 12 12 3 4 5 5 7 6 6 6 4 1 5
Denmark 94 2 8 4 3 5 2 6 8 8 3 8 12 1 12 7 5
UK 46 10 2 7 2 10 1 5 4 1 4
Greece 26 8 3 6 4 1 4

12 points

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to another in the second semi-final:

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
3 Flag of Russia Russia Belarus, Morocco, Slovenia
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Czech Republic, Portugal, San Marino
2 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Denmark, United Kingdom
Flag of Belarus Belarus Slovakia, Russia
Flag of Denmark Denmark Belgium, Luxembourg
Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg Finland, Monaco
Flag of Monaco Monaco Moldova, Switzerland
Flag of Portugal Portugal Azerbaijan, Ireland
1 Flag of Belgium Belgium Sweden
Flag of Croatia Croatia Serbia
Flag of Finland Finland Greece
Flag of Morocco Morocco Austria
Flag of Slovenia Slovenia Croatia
Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Andorra

Final

Final
split jury/televote results
Place Televoting Points Jury Points
1 Flag of Belgium Belgium 125 Flag of France France 113
2 Flag of Denmark Denmark 102 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H 98
3 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 97 Flag of San Marino San Marino 95
4 Flag of Moldova Moldova 94 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 95
5 Flag of Romania Romania 87 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria 94
6 Flag of France France 85 Flag of Denmark Denmark 90
7 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 82 Flag of Portugal Portugal 90
8 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina B&H 74 Flag of Belgium Belgium 84
9 Flag of Norway Norway 72 Flag of Sweden Sweden 83
10 Flag of Italy Italy 63 Flag of Macedonia Macedonia 71
11 Flag of Macedonia Macedonia 62 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 70
12 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia 62 Flag of Italy Italy 66
13 Flag of Czech Republic Czech R. 61 Flag of Germany Germany 53
14 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 59 Flag of Monaco Monaco 52
15 Flag of Germany Germany 57 Flag of Israel Israel 49
16 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 52 Flag of Norway Norway 47
17 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 40 Flag of Romania Romania 44
18 Flag of Ireland Ireland 39 Flag of Czech Republic Czech R. 43
19 Flag of Portugal Portugal 39 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 42
20 Flag of San Marino San Marino 39 Flag of Iceland Iceland 39
21 Flag of Monaco Monaco 36 Flag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 33
22 Flag of Sweden Sweden 27 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 33
23 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 23 Flag of Moldova Moldova 30
24 Flag of Iceland Iceland 17 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 29
25 Flag of Israel Israel 14 Flag of Ireland Ireland 23
Voting results
Total Score NCyprus NSanMarino NCzech Republic NIreland NMonaco NNetherlands NMoldova NItaly NSlovakia NFrance NNorway NIsrael NLiechtenstein NPortugal NBelgium NSweden NBosniaHerzegovina NGermany NAzerbaijan NIceland NMacedonia NDenmark NBulgaria NRomania NLuxembourg NMontenegro NLithuania NHungary NEstonia NMalta NSpain NTurkey NSerbia NPoland NLatvia NUkraine NAustria NSlovenia NFinland NRussia NGeorgia NAndorra NBelarus NMorocco NSwitzerland NCroatia NUnitedKingdom NGreece
Cyprus 73 1 1 2 3 3 4 8 6 12 7 2 2 5 7 10
San Marino 131 6 3 6 12 8 4 1 1 5 4 7 10 8 10 4 3 10 1 8 6 1 5 8
Czech R. 85 1 2 7 3 3 4 4 1 1 6 6 4 1 7 4 7 10 4 3 1 6
Ireland 72 1 12 4 8 5 1 2 10 2 5 1 8 5 8
Monaco 76 10 2 10 2 3 7 5 3 2 1 4 2 4 8 6 7
Netherlands 57 6 2 7 7 10 4 5 1 2 1 1 8 3
Moldova 109 7 6 5 10 6 6 3 5 4 12 8 12 2 10 5 6 2
Italy 123 4 5 8 7 5 1 4 3 5 8 5 1 3 1 8 8 12 10 1 3 5 7 4 5
Slovakia 146 4 10 10 3 5 10 12 7 2 1 2 2 6 2 6 7 10 7 1 8 8 2 8 7 6
France 168 3 10 6 12 3 12 5 12 12 5 10 7 1 10 1 7 8 6 8 5 4 4 12 3 2
Norway 93 4 5 3 7 4 12 8 3 6 5 8 4 1 4 6 7 3 3
Israel 70 7 2 7 8 2 1 3 6 2 3 1 3 8 2 12 3
Liechtenstein 90 8 4 3 5 10 8 7 5 2 8 5 7 4 8 6
Portugal 115 3 6 8 6 4 1 6 10 12 8 4 7 3 2 6 10 7 12
Belgium 161 12 12 12 6 12 12 7 10 8 6 1 4 7 5 12 2 6 7 4 7 4 5
Sweden 99 2 1 8 8 7 4 3 8 6 3 12 3 12 1 3 8 10
B&H 143 10 4 5 4 1 1 4 5 3 4 12 5 10 12 5 12 7 10 12 1 12 4
Germany 138 12 2 12 1 10 1 7 1 6 6 2 12 2 12 7 5 10 12 12 2 4
Azerbaijan 128 8 7 5 4 10 1 6 12 6 2 4 7 3 5 10 6 12 8 12
Iceland 54 12 2 7 4 2 5 5 2 1 6 5 1 2
Macedonia 142 10 10 6 5 8 8 12 8 1 6 4 2 3 3 2 12 10 4 3 10 7 8
Denmark 175 3 1 4 2 6 10 7 10 12 6 10 10 12 8 3 12 1 3 12 6 8 10 6 1 2 10
Bulgaria 160 5 7 7 5 3 8 7 6 2 5 7 7 3 10 7 7 10 5 5 6 6 4 5 12 10 1
Romania 93 5 8 8 1 3 8 12 2 10 3 3 2 4 4 6 5 3 6
Luxemburg 83 2 8 6 5 4 2 2 2 12 10 10 10 7 3
The table is ordered by appearance in the final, then by appearance in the semi-finals.

12 points

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to another in the final:

No. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
6 Flag of Belgium Belgium France, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Serbia
Flag of Germany Germany Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Lithuania, Russia
5 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia-Herzegovina Croatia, Montenegro, Monaco, Slovenia, Ukraine
Flag of France France Belgium, Germany, Liechtenstein, Moldova, Switzerland
4 Flag of Denmark Denmark Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia, Luxembourg, Spain
3 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Denmark, Georgia, United Kingdom
2 Flag of Macedonia FYR Macedonia Austria, Bulgaria
Flag of Moldova Moldova Malta, Romania
Flag of Portugal Portugal Azerbaijan, Greece
Flag of Sweden Sweden Hungary, Turkey
1 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Andorra
Flag of Cyprus Cyprus Latvia
Flag of Iceland Iceland San Marino
Flag of Ireland Ireland Monaco
Flag of Israel Israel Finland
Flag of Italy Italy Poland
Flag of Norway Norway Israel
Flag of Romania Romania Sweden
Flag of San Marino San Marino Slovakia
Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Portugal

Other countries

Countries that are active members of the North Broadcasting Union (NBU), are also eligible to participate in the North Vision Song Contest. As in every edition, an invitation to all the members had been sent in order to confirm whether they will participate or not. Forty-eight countries confirmed their participation in the edition. The following list of countries declined stating their reasons as shown below.

Active NBU members

  • Flag of Albania Albania: Albania had elected a new head of department after their very poor result in the third edition. The broadcaster then internally chose Merland Kademi as their participating artist along with his song "Këtu fillon parajsa" which he had originally performed at Festivali Kenges 51, finishing in fifth place. After the chosen song was revealed to the public and appeared in one of the "sneak peaks", KlanTV voted to withdraw from the fourth edition after the song received very poor reviews from many of the NorthFans. The decision came with great backlash from the public, and the head of department was later expelled from his position. Kademi later commented "My chances of qualifying were already strongly determined before the contest began, but that is also true for many participants in the contest"
  • Flag of Armenia Armenia: The broadcaster withdrew from the contest due to its lack of interest.

Spokespersons

  1. Flag of Portugal Ana Free
    (Portuguese representative in the third edition)
  2. Flag of Estonia Indrek Vaheoja
  3. Flag of Norway Tooji
  4. Flag of Lithuania Sasha Son
  5. Flag of Slovenia Peter Poles
  6. Flag of Finland Johanna Salomaa
  7. Flag of Andorra Anna Simón
  8. Flag of Austria Conchita Wurst
  9. Flag of Czech Republic Debbi
  10. Flag of Israel Mira Awad
  11. Flag of Belarus Gunesh Abasova
  12. Flag of Hungary András Kállay-Saunders
  13. Flag of Iceland Regina Osk
  14. Flag of Poland Jankes
  15. Flag of FYR Macedonia Elvir Mekic
    (Macedonian representative in the second edition)
  16. Flag of Bulgaria LiLana

  1. Flag of Latvia Niko
  2. Flag of Liechtenstein Olivia Jones
  3. Flag of Morocco Ballad
  4. Flag of Switzerland Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf
  5. Flag of Malta Kelly Schembri
  6. Flag of Slovakia Bon Jovi
  7. Flag of Germany Heidi Klum
  8. Flag of Cyprus Stan
  9. Flag of Romania Malvina Cervencshi
  10. Flag of Luxembourg Désirée Nosbusch
  11. Flag of France Leslie
    (French representative in the first and third edition)
  12. Flag of Sweden Emilie Rosén
  13. Flag of Croatia Mario Mohenski
  14. Flag of Montenegro Nina Zizic
    (Montenegrin representative in the second)
  15. Flag of San Marino Mandy Capristo
  16. Flag of Greece Demy

  1. Flag of Netherlands Mandy Huydts
  2. Flag of Serbia Zeljko Joksimovic
  3. Flag of Turkey Serkan Senalp
  4. Flag of Moldova Dan Balan
  5. Flag of Ireland Nicky Byrne
  6. Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Selma Bajrami
  7. Flag of United Kingdom Fearne Cotton
  8. Flag of Russia MakSim
  9. Flag of Italy Jeffry Schoenmakers
    (Italian Head of Delegation)
  10. Flag of Spain Ruth Lorenzo
    (Andorran representative in the third edition)
  11. Flag of Ukraine Valeria Lukyanova
  12. Flag of Monaco Alex Beaupain
    (Monégasque representative in the first edition)
  13. Flag of Belgium Christiane
  14. Flag of Georgia Sopho Gelovani
  15. Flag of Denmark Bryan Rice
  16. Flag of Azerbaijan Mina Sovetski

Official album

North Vision Song Contest: Gothenburg 4
NVSC 4 Album.png
Compilation album by North Vision Song Contest
Released 28 August 2013
Genre Pop
Length 82:29 (CD 1)
90:32 (CD 2)
Label Universal Music Group
North Vision Song Contest chronology
Gothenburg 4
(2013)
Aarhus 5
(2013)

North Vision Song Contest: Gothenburg 4 is the official compilation album of the fourth edition of the contest, put together by the North Broadcasting Union and was released by Universal Music Group on 28 August 2013.

The album features all 48 songs that entered in the fourth edition, including the semi-finalists that failed to qualify into the grand final. It was the first time that the NBU had produced such merchandise.

Track listings

CD 1
No. TitleArtist Length
1. "Pan Y Mantequilla" (Andorra)Efecto Pasillo 3:24
2. "Brenna tuats guat" (Austria)Hubert von Goisern 3:50
3. "Həyacanın Yaşı Yoxdur" (Azerbaijan)Nikki Jamal 3:17
4. "O meni nikom ne pričaj" (Bosnia and Herzegovina)MayaSar 3:41
5. "Boom" (Belgium)Natalia 3:35
6. "Svurzani" (Bulgaria)Vessy Boneva 3:43
7. "Sumasshedshaya" (Belarus)Angelika Varum 4:29
8. "You Can Touch My Boobies" (Switzerland)Rachel Bloom 2:48
9. "Gia Sena Mono" (Cyprus)Stefanos Dimosthenous 3:27
10. "Maska (I Need A Hero)" (Czech Republic)Ewa Farna 3:22
11. "Neon (Lonely People)" (Germany)Lena 3:23
12. "Amaranthine" (Denmark)Amaranthe 3:29
13. "Imede öö" (Estonia)Ott Lepland 3:17
14. "Contrato Limosna" (Spain)The Locos 3:15
15. "Ei taida tietää tyttö" (Finland)Erin 3:26
16. "Comme Avant" (France)Marie-Mai 3:31
17. "Superman" (United Kingdom)Joe Brooks 3:26
18. "I" (Georgia)Anri Jokhadze 3:00
19. "I Agapi Dynamonei" (Greece)Mixalis Xatzigiannis 3:50
20. "San" (Croatia)Franka Batelić 3:20
21. "Hullócsillag" (Hungary)Mónika Hoffman 3:03
22. "Say Something Anyway" (Ireland)Bellefire 3:12
23. "Now That You're Gone" (Israel)Shiri Maimon 3:11
24. "Closer" (Iceland)Nylon 3:20
Total length:
82:29
CD 2
No. TitleArtist Length
1. "One Night Symphony" (Italy)Abi F Jones & Jack Rubinacci 3:23
2. "Alive" (Liechtenstein)Linda Teodosiu 3:51
3. "Kokteiliai" (Lithuania)Naujos Pupytes 2:06
4. "In And Out of Love" (Luxembourg)Sharon & Armin van Buuren 3:03
5. "Esi man klāt" (Latvia)Rassell & Samanta Tīna 3:27
6. "Awaam Keda" (Morocco)Samira Said 3:29
7. "Beau Malheur" (Monaco)Emmanuel Moire 3:36
8. "Cash Out" (Moldova)Angelika Vee & Kylian Mash 3:19
9. "Pjesma Ljubavna" (Montenegro)Andrijana Božović 3:57
10. "Ova Nebo Znae Se" (FYR Macedonia)Dimitar Andonovski 3:42
11. "The Person I Am" (Malta)Ira Losco & David Leguess 4:17
12. "Playing With Fire" (Netherlands)Haris 3:42
13. "Come Inside Me" (Norway)Alexandra Joner 3:54
14. "Nie Powiem Jak" (Poland)Honey 3:17
15. "Desencontros" (Portugal)Raquel Guerra 4:01
16. "Marabou" (Romania)Antonia 3:34
17. "Ne Vjerujem" (Serbia)Boban Rajović 3:31
18. "Angel Kiss" (Russia)Serebro 3:49
19. "Kvar I Nått Jag Lämnat" (Sweden)Melissa Horn 3:25
20. "Ko Sneži" (Slovenia)Sanja Grohar 4:32
21. "Bez obáv" (Slovakia)Mária Čírová 4:04
22. "It's Not Goodbye" (San Marino)Laura Pausini 4:37
23. "Turkish Delight" (Turkey)Eylem 3:49
24. "Serebryanoe more" (Ukraine)Vremya i Steklo 3:07
Total length:
90:32

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