Norvège 1984

Norway was represented by duo Dollie de Luxe, with the song ‘ »Lenge leve livet« , at the 1984 Eurovision Song Contest, which took place on 5 May in Luxembourg City. « Lenge leve livet » was chosen as the Norwegian entry at the Melodi Grand Prix on 7 April.

Final

The MGP was organised by broadcaster NRK and was held at the Château Neuf in Oslo, hosted by Sissel Keyn Lodding. Ten songs took part in the final, with the winner chosen by voting from five regional juries. It was one of the closest MGPs, with only 3 points separating the top four songs.[1]

MGP – 7 April 1984
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Beate Jacobsen « Strand Hotel » 43 2
2 Ina Tangerud « Dine øyne » 15 8=
3 Ove Thue « Lenge siden nå » 11 10
4 Inger Lise Rypdal « Vindar » 42 3=
5 Dollie de Luxe « Lenge leve livet«  45 1
6 Ellen Nikolaysen « Opus » 25 6
7 Hilde Heltberg « Ditt smil » 17 7
8 Nick Borgen « La musikken leve » 35 5
9 Cathy Ryen « Jeanne d’Arc » 15 8=
10 Silhouette « A-oa-oa-oa » 42 3=

At Eurovision

On the night of the final Dollie de Luxe performed 5th in the running order, following Spain and preceding the United Kingdom. At the close of voting « Lenge leve livet » had picked up 29 points (the highest an 8 from Sweden), placing Norway 17th of the 19 entries. The Norwegian jury awarded its 12 points to Denmark.[2]

Points awarded by Norway

12 points  Denmark
10 points  Sweden
8 points  United Kingdom
7 points  Germany
6 points  Spain
5 points  Finland
4 points  Ireland
3 points  Belgium
2 points  France
1 point  Italy

Points awarded to Norway

Points awarded to Norway (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

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