The 3rd semi final of  Melodi Grand Prix 2020 took place this evening and determined the 8th finalist of Norway’s national selection. The third semi final round took place at H3 Arena in 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 third semi final. Namely, Akuvi took the stage to perform her entry Som du er

THE DUELS

The 3rd semi final contestants of Central Norway  that competed in the following duels were:

Alexandru – “Pink Jacket” VS Sie Gubba – “Kjære Du

Thomas Løseth feat. Erika Norwich – “Vertigo” VS Kristin Husøy – “Pray For Me

 Sie Gubba and Kristin Husøy were the ones that received the most online votes in their duels and battled in the Gold Duel that declared winner of the 3rd semi final  Kristin Husøy, who win the ticket to the MGP grand final.