The second semi final of  Melodi Grand Prix 2020 took place this evening and determined the 7th finalist of Norway’s national selection. The second semi final round took place at H3 Arena Fornebu, and was hosted by  Kåre Magnus Bergh, Ingrid Gjessing Linhave and Ronny Brede Aase.

This year’s edition  will include 6 televised shows ( 5 semi-finals and a Grand Final). A total of 10 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Rotterdam ( 5 pre-qualified/ 5 selected via the semi-finals).Each semi final will see a number of 4 competing acts from a specific parts of Norway (Northern, Central , Western, Eastern and Southern Norway).

A special professional jury has already determined 5 finalists , one of which we saw perform in the 2nd semi final. Namely, Didrik & Emil Solli – Tangen took the stage to perform their entry “Out of Air

THE DUELS

The 2nd semi final contestants of Eastern Norway  that competed in the following duels were:

Tore Petterson – “The Start of Something New  VS  Kim Wigaard and Maria Mohn – “Fool for Love

Anna Jæger – “How About Mars  VS  Rein Alexander – “One Last Time

 Kim Wigaard & Maria Mohn and Rein Alexander were the ones that received the most online votes in their duels and battled in the Gold Duel that declared winner of the 2nd semi final  Rein Alexander.