France has taken victory in the first show of the Norwegian Eurovision show Adress Torino.
The points this evening were determined by a celebrity panel and a public panel. On the celebrity panel for the show was Margret Berger who represented Norway at Eurovision 2013, Ingeborg Heldal, Staysman and Kevin Vågenes. The public jury is formed of Jim Ødegård Pedersen, Vegard Solberg, Trine Paulsen and Tuva Halse.
The results were as follows:
- France – 86 points
- Australia – 75 points
- Moldova – 61 points
- Latvia – 55 points
- Estonia – 52 points
- Armenia – 47 points
- Germany – 34 points
- Denmark – 28 points
- Croatia – 15 points
Adresse Torino continues tomorrow evening at 20:55 CET with the panel assessing the songs from Greece, Bulgaria, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Georgia, North Macedonia, Sweden and Spain.
You can watch the show on the NRK Player here.
Image Source: Eurovision.tv | Source: NRK
Norway debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960 and have won the contest three times – in 1985, 1995 and 2009. The country has the dubious record of finishing last the most times, eleven in total, and have received nul points four times. Norway last won the contest in 2009 when Alexander Rybak broke all records with his song “Fairytale”. He scored 387 points in the final, receiving 16 sets of 12 points and scoring points from every country.