Norway: MGP 2020 third semi final entries revealed
The Norwegian national broadcaster, NRK, revealed the entries to compete in the 3rd semi final of Melodi Grand Prix 2020, on January 25.
While a professional jury of experts has already selected 5 acts that have already prequalified to the final, the rest 5 spots in the final will be filled in by the winners of the five semi final rounds. After the 1st semi final and 2nd semi final round for MGP 2020, the selection moves on to the 3rd semi final round in order to determine one more MGP 2020 finalist .
NRK revealed the competies entries ( Central Norway) that will compete in the upcoming 3rd semi final:
- Thomas Løseth feat. Erika Norwich – “Vertigo”
- Alexandru – “Pink Jacket”
- Sie Gubba – “Kjære Du”
- Kristin Husøy – “Pray For Me”
Among the contestants we see Alexandru, a national final participant in 2016 as member of the group Suite 16, finsihing in 3rd place . Another familiar name is that of Sie Gubba, which participated in MGP 2011 and came 4th.
In this year’s 58th edition of Melodi Grand Prix we will see a total of 25 acts compete in the national selection that will determine Norway’s 60th entry in the Eurovision Song Contest. Grand Prix 2020 kicked off with its first semi final show on January 11, with four more semi finals to follow week by week, leading to the Grand final that will take place on February 15. Each semi final will see a number of 4 competing acts from a specific parts of Norway. From each semi final round one qualifier will join the five pre qualified acts in the final show.
On Saturday’s semi final we will one more act from the 5 prequalified ones. Namely, Akuvi will perform live her competing Grand final entry entitled “Som du er” , which will go public on Friday.