Denmark: DMGP 2019 National final to be held on February 23
Denmark’s national broadcaster, DR, announced that the country’s national final, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, for deteimining the next Eurovision act will take place on 23 February 2019.
For one more year Demark will select its Eurovision representative through Dansk Melodi Grand Prix . DR had opened the submission window end of August and received submission until September 26. A total of 10 entries will compete in the final and the winner will fly to Tel Aviv to represent the country. At the moment DR is reviewing the submitted songs and will shorcut the list down to 10 songs. .
This will be the 49th editon of DMGP, which will take place at Boxen stadium in the city of Herning. However the name of who will be hosting the show remains unknown and will be revealed the following period. Presales of tickets will kick off on Friday, October 26 via the DR Billet website.
The Eurovision Story So Far
Denmark made it first appearance in the Eurovision family in 1957 and has been crowned winner three times: In 1963 with Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann and the song Dansevise, in 2000 with Olsen Brothers and their entry Fly on the wings of love and in 2013 with Emmelie de Forest and her song Only teardrops. Take a dive into the past and remember Denmark’s first win :
The country apart from hosting the Contest each year after its victories , has hosted the special show tribute to the 50th Eurovision anniversary in 2005. In 2018 Denmark was represent by Rasmussen who with Higher ground, giving a Viking touch in the latest contest in Lisbon, and finished in the 9th place of the Grand Final.