NORWAY

"Fairytale" - Alexander Rybak

The Norwegian Final was held on February 21st at the Spektrum in Oslo, hosted by Per Sundnes & Maria Haukaas Storeng who represented Norway in ESC 2008. Before the final there were 4 semi-finals - click here for details: NORWEGIAN SEMI-FINALS 2009 The winner was chosen in two rounds of voting - the first to select the top 4, and the second to select the winner. In the first round, televoting alone decided the top 4, while in the second round the winner was chosen by 4 regional "expert" juries and televoting.

1 Two of a kind Two of a kind Espen Hana

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2 Seven seconds Seven seconds Ovi

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3 Te stein Into stone Publiners

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4th

4 Find my girl Find my girl Alexander Stenerud

73080

3rd

5 Tricky Tricky Velvet Inc.

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6 Fairytale Fairytale Alexander Rybak 747888

1st

7 Det vart en storm

It became a storm

Thomas Brøndbo

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8 Butterflies Butterflies Tone Damli Aaberge 121856

2nd

Velvet Inc.

Alexander Rybak went on to win ESC 2009. Velvet Inc. included Charlotte Øverland Våset who was a backing dancer for Norway in ESC 1999.

CYPRIOT NATIONAL FINAL 2009

2009 NATIONAL FINALS