Norske Talenter (series 1)

The 2008 series of Norske Talenter was the first series of the programme. It aired on TV 2 with 16-year-old singer Erlend Bratland as the winner. 8-year-old hula hoop artist Vegard F. Dommersnes was the runner-up, and 12-year-old singer Nora Foss al-Jabri came in third place.

Norske Talenter
Season 1
Broadcast fromimage
JudgesJan Fredrik Karlsen
Mia Gundersen
Thomas Giertsen
Host(s)Marte Stokstad
Sturla Berg-Johansen
BroadcasterTV 2
Winner
Erlend Bratland
OriginKvinnherad
Song"Lost"
Genre(s)Pop music
Runner-up
Vegard F. Dommersnes
Chronology

Judges and hostsEdit

AuditionsEdit

They had auditions in Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim and Kristiansand.

Semi-finalistsEdit

Key      Winner      Runner Up      Third Place      Finalist      Semi-finalist (lost judges' vote)
Name of Act Age(s) Genre Act From Semi Position Reached
Al-X & Sim-1 Rap Comedy Rap 5 Semi-finalist
Anders Haram Singing Singing & Guitar 2 Semi-finalist
Celina Hristov 7 Singing Singing 1 Finalist
Daniel Larsen Illusion Illusion Magic Act 1 Semi-finalist
Draup Music Glass Music Bergen 5 Finalist
Duolva Duottar Rap Rap On Sami Language Sápmi 1 Finalist
Erlend Bratland 16 Singing Singing Kvinnherad 5 Winner
Frikar Dance Company Dancing Traditional Folk Dance 3 Finalist
Fredrikstad Turnforening Acrobatics Rhythmical Gymnastics Fredrikstad 4 Semi-finalist
Glassbalance Circus Act Glass Balance 2 Semi-finalist
Hanna K. Bogetveit Acrobatics Rhythmical Gymnastics 4 Semi-finalist
Hanne Marie & Jørgen Dancing Latin Ballroom Dancing Bergen 5 Semi-finalist
Irlin Finsådal 17 Dancing Michael Jackson Dancing Vennesla 3 Semi-finalist
Kjetil Løberg Music Strange Instruments Playing Trondheim 1 Semi-finalist
Madeleine Christensen 14 Singing Singing Bergen 2 Finalist
Magic Touch Magic Illusion Magic Act Verdal 3 Semi-finalist
Maria & Ingrid Circus Act Circus Act 4 Semi-finalist
Martin Drop 11 Comedy Stand-Up Comedy 2 Semi-finalist
Martin M. Olsen Instrumental Music Saxophone 4 Semi-finalist
Mathias & Benjamin Circus Act Juggling 1 Semi-finalist
Mats D. Weinholdt Sports Football Tricks 4 Finalist
Narve & Christoffer Streinght Act Breaking Stones 3 Semi-finalist
New Age Ninjas Martial Arts Demo Tricking Bergen 1 Semi-finalist
Nora Foss al-Jabri 12 Singing Singing 3 3rd Place
Oddvar Torsheim Music Folk Singing & Harmonica Playing 2 Semi-finalist
Renate Aasen Singing Singing 3 Semi-finalist
Robin Palmer Olsen Instrument Piano Playing 5 Semi-finalist
Sérgio Louis Perreria Circus Act Juggling 5 Semi-finalist
Sigurd Uggen Extrodnary Act Backward Talking 4 Semi-finalist
Sondre, Maria & Cecilie Dancing Swing Dancing 2 Semi-finalist
Soulstars Dancing Hip Hop Dancing Oslo 2 Semi-finalist
Sunniva Gynild 6 Dancing Flamenco Dancing Bergen 5 Semi-finalist
Team Mem Martial Arts Demo Tricking 5 Semi-finalist
Thea B. Christensen Acrobatics Air Acrobatics 4 Semi-finalist
Thomi & Dani Comedy Magic & Comedy Bergen 4 Finalist
Tina Presthus Instrument Violin Playing Stord 1 Semi-finalist
TX Vikings Freakshow Freakshow Streingth Act 1 Semi-finalist
Vegard F. Dommersnes 8 Circus Act Hula Hoop 2 Runner-Up
Vilde Håkonsen Acrobatics Rhythmical Gymnastics 3 Semi-finalist
Yasmin Breistein Circus Act "Acrobatic Ring" 3 Semi-finalist

Semi-finalsEdit

Semi-final 1Edit

Place came Artist Talent Result
1st (Won Public Vote) Celina Hristov Singer Thru
2nd (Won Judges' Vote) Duolva Duottar Rap Troupe
3rd (Lost Judges' Vote) Mathias & Benjamin Juggling Duo Eliminated
Unknown TX Vikings Freakshow Performers
New Age Ninjas Tricking Troupe
Kjetil Løberg Instrumentalist
Daniel Larsen Magician
Tina Presthus Violinist

Semi-final 2Edit

1st (Won Public Vote) Madeleine Christensen Singer Thru
2nd (Won Judges' Vote) Vegard F. Dommersnes Hula Hoop Artist
3rd (Lost Judges' Vote) Sondre, Maria & Cecilie Swing Dancers Eliminated
Unknown Soulstars Hip Hop Dance Troupe
Glassbalance Glass Balance Duo
Oddvar Torsheim Singer
Martin Drop Stand-up Comedian
Anders Haram Singer

Semi-final 3Edit

1st (Won Public Vote) Nora Foss al-Jabri Singer Thru
2nd (Won Judges' Vote) Frikar Dance Company Traditional Folk Dance Troupe
3rd (Lost Judges' Vote) Yasmin Breistein "Acrobatic-Ring" Artist Eliminated
Unknown Vilde Håkonsen Rhythmical Gymnastics Performer
Renate Aasen Singer
Narve & Christoffer Stone-Breakers
Irlin Finsådal Dancer
Magic Touch Magicians

Semi-final 4Edit

1st (Won Public Vote) Mats D. Weinholdt Football Tricker Thru
2nd (Won Judges' Vote) Thomi & Dani Magician-Comedians
3rd (Lost Judges' Vote) Hanna K. Bogetveit Rhythmical Gymnastics Performer Eliminated
Unknown Thea Blossom Kristensen Air Acrobatics Performer
Fredrikstad Turnforening Acrobatics Troupe
Sigurd Uggen Backward Talker
Martin M. Olsen Saxophonist
Maria & Ingrid Circus Artists

Semi-final 5Edit

1st (Won Public Vote) Erlend Bratland Singer Thru
2nd (Won Judges' Vote) Draup Glass Music Duo
3rd (Lost Judges' Vote) Al-X & Sim-1 Rap Duo Eliminated
Unknown Team Mem Tricking Troupe
Sunniva Gynild Flamenco Dancer
Sérgio Louis Perreria Juggler
Robin Palmer Olsen Pianist
Hanne Marie & Jørgen Latin Ballroom Dancing Couple

FinalEdit

Place came Artist Category Act Semi-final Result
1st Place (Won the Series) Erlend Bratland Singing Performance of "Lost" by Anouk 5 (public's choice) Winner
2nd Place Vegard F. Dommersnes Hula Hoop Hula Hoop Performance to "Hound Dog" by Elvis Presley and other songs 2 (judges' choice) Runner-Up
3rd Place Nora Foss al-Jabri Singing Performance of "Anthem" from Chess 3 (public's choice) 3rd Place
Unknown Draup Music Playing on Glasses 5 (judges' choice) 4th-10th Place
Mats D. Weinholdt Football Tricked with a Burning Football 4 (public's choice)
Thomi & Dani Comedy & Magic Performed a Comic Magic Routine 4 (judges' choice)
Frikar Dance Company Folk Dance Performed a Traditional Folk Dance Routine Beginning with a Hip Hop Beat 3 (judges' choice)
Madeleine Christensen Singing Performance of "A Moment Like This" by Kelly Clarkson 2 (public's choice)
Celina Hristov Singing Performance of "My Heart Will Go On" by Celine Dion 1 (public's choice)
Duolva Duottar Rap Performed a Rap Routine on Sami Language 1 (judges' choice)