Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2007

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Eurovision Song Contest 2007
Country  Norway
National selection
Selection process Melodi Grand Prix 2007
Selection date(s) Semi-finals
20 January,
27 January,
3 February
Second Chance
8 February
Final
10 February 2007
Selected entrant Guri Schanke
Selected song "Ven a bailar conmigo"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to qualify (18th)
Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Norway chose their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 during Melodi Grand Prix 2007. Actress turned singer, Guri Schanke, won the right to represent Norway with the song "Ven a bailar conmigo". The selection process consisted of four semi-finals and a final on 10 February 2007. The first 3 semi-finals each contained 6 songs with the top 2 songs qualifying for the final, while the 3rd and 4th placed songs went forward to the 4th semi-final where they had a second chance to qualify for the final. Guri Schanke was the televoters' favourite, earning over 30,000 more votes than the song in second place. Her song has been described as a sexy Latin dance number.

Final[edit]

For the results of the semi-finals and second-chance round, see Melodi Grand Prix 2007.
Draw Artist Song Jury Televote Total Place
1 Infinity Hooked On You - - - -
2 Jenny Jensen Vil Du Ha Svar? - - - -
3 Trine Rein featuring Andreas Ljones Maybe - - - -
4 Dusty Cowshit Chicken Rodeo 14000 55062 69062 4
5 Thorild Sivertsen & The Funky Family Love On The Dancefloor - - - -
6 Jannicke Abrahamsen Rocket ride 14000 64443 78443 2
7 Crash! Wannabe 24000 46203 70203 3
8 Guri Schanke Ven a bailar conmigo 14000 94541 108541 1

At Eurovision[edit]

Norway participated in the semi-final on 10 May 2007 in Helsinki, Finland performing nineteenth in the competition, following Macedonia's Karolina Gočeva with "Mojot svet" and preceding Malta's Olivia Lewis with "Vertigo". The song finished eighteenth in the competition, thus missing out on a top-ten position which would have secured a place in the finals.

At Eurovision[edit]

Points Awarded by Norway[edit]

Points Awarded to Norway[edit]

Points Awarded to the Norway (Semi-Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

See also[edit]

Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest

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