Norvège 1982

Norway was represented by Jahn Teigen and Anita Skorgan, with the song ‘ »Adieu« , at the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 24 April in Harrogate, England. « Adieu » was chosen as the Norwegian entry at the Melodi Grand Prix on 20 March. This was a second Eurovision appearance for Teigen and a third for Skorgan.

Final

The MGP was held at the studios of broadcaster NRK in Oslo, hosted by Ivar Dyrhaug. Ten songs took part in the final, with the winner chosen by voting from 11 regional juries.[1]

MGP – 20 March 1982
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Jahn Teigen & Anita Skorgan « Adieu«  116 1
2 Inger Lise Rypdal « Lady Di » 88 2
3 Trond Granlund « Lisa » 67 5
4 Alex « Perfekte engel » 75 4
5 Frank Aleksandersen « Vi får, vi gir, vi går, vi blir » 80 3
6 Dollie « Det er deg jeg skal ha » 23 10
7 Freddy Dahl « Café Jupiter » 54 6
8 Gudny Aspaas « Barnesinn » 41 9
9 Stiftelsen « Romantikk » 48 7
10 Bo « Kom heim » 46 8
Jury Votes
Song A B C D E F G H I J K Total
Adjø 12 12 12 12 10 8 8 10 10 12 10 116
Lady Di 8 2 8 8 5 7 12 12 8 6 12 88
Lisa 5 10 6 7 1 6 5 6 6 8 7 67
Perfekte engel 4 4 10 4 2 10 7 4 12 10 8 75
Vi får, vi gir, vi går, vi blir 10 6 5 10 4 12 10 8 5 7 3 80
Det er deg jeg skal ha 1 1 2 3 7 1 2 1 3 1 1 23
Café Jupiter 3 7 7 2 8 5 4 5 2 5 6 54
Barnesinn 6 5 4 5 6 3 3 3 1 3 2 41
Romantikk 7 3 3 1 12 4 6 2 4 2 4 48
Kom heim 2 8 1 6 3 2 1 7 7 4 5 46

A=Trøndelag (Trondheim), B=Hordaland (Bergen), C=Nordland (Bodø), D=Rogaland (Stavanger), E=Troms (Tromsø), F=Sørlandet (Kristiansand), G=Finnmark (Vadsø), H=Hedmark (Elverum), I=Møre og Romsdal (Ålesund), J=Telemark (Porsgrunn), K=Østlandssendingen (Oslo)

At Eurovision

On the night of the final Teigen and Skorgan performed third in the running order, following Luxembourg and preceding the United Kingdom. Clocking in at only 2 minutes 10 seconds, « Adieu » was one of the shortest songs ever in a Eurovision final. At the close of voting « Adieu » had picked up 40 points (the highest a 10 from Germany), placing Norway 12th of the 18 entries. The Norwegian jury awarded its 12 points to Cyprus.[2]

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