The MGP was held at the studios of broadcaster NRK in Oslo, hosted by Øystein Bache and Rune Gokstad. Eight songs took part with the winner chosen by a split between regional televoting and an "expert" jury. Elisabeth Andreassen was bidding for a record-breaking fifth appearance at Eurovision, but finished runner-up.
On the night of the final Fredriksen performed 22nd in the running order, following Finland and preceding Estonia. At the close of voting "Alltid sommer" had received 79 points (including a maximum 12 from Sweden), placing Norway 8th of the 25 entries. The Norwegian televotng awarded its 12 points to Malta.