|North Vision Song Contest 1|
|Selection process||Internal Selection|
Artist: 20 March 2013 |
Song: 28 March 2013
|Semi-final result||15th, 38 points|
|Final result||Failed to qualify|
|Russia in the North Vision Song Contest|
Russia participated in the first edition of the North Vision Song Contest. That was held in the city of Budapest from the host country Hungary. The debuting entry was chosen internally by the broadcaster.
On March the 19th, the Russian broadcaster "Rossiya 1" confirmed their debut in the first edition of the North Vision Song Contest. They revealed just one detail, that was that the song will be in Russian.
8 days after confirming the artist it was already announced that Vintazh was singing "Derev'ya" in Budapest. A few days too early, because of the rumors there were spreading the Russian broadcaster confirmed the rumors so the that was the reason that the entry was known before the first named date.
After the first semi final it was announced that Russia didn't reached the final. Vintazh was a little bit disappointed, but they were happy to be part of this big European event. They also stated that they are interested in returning to the contest in the future.
At North Vision
Russia was performing in the first semi final, that was held in on April the 24th.
Points Awarded by Russia
Points Awarded to Russia
|12 points||10 points||8 points||7 points||6 points|
|5 points||4 points||3 points||2 points||1 point|
Russia did broadcast all three shows. The commentator in the first edition was Alexander, there was no dual commentator or guest commentator. The spokesperson was the Russian soccer player Aleksandr Kokorin. He was giving the votes from the capital of Russia, Moscow. The broadcaster was "Rossiya 1" as was noted before.