Denmark: Songs almost ready for the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2019

Denmark: Songs almost ready for the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2019

According to the Danish national broadcaster, DR, the 10 songs to compete in the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2019 are almost in place for the national final.

Through the official national final website, Eurosong DK ,  it was revealed that the ten songs are almost in place at this time. As like last year, DR’s entertainment manager Jan Lagermand Lundme and contribution producer Mads Enggaard, together with a secret jury,  listened the approximately 800 entries submitted to DR. 

Boxen dmgp 2019

In early November, Denmark’s Radio invited a pre-jury consisting of fans, people from the music industry and so-called “ordinary” Danes to hear 30 potential Grand Prix contributions. Following this DR is setting the final starting field of the ten selected entries. The selected songs will be matched with suitable soloists and groups. Only in the beginning of 2019 will DR reveal the launch field of DMGP 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. This will be the 49th editon of DMGP, which will take place at Boxen arena in the city of  Herning on February 23.

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.

Angelo D.

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