At the after show party of the Swedish national final Melodifestivalen 2010, esctoday.com caught up with two former Norwegian Eurovision Song Contest participants: Charmed (ESC 2000) and Maria Haukaas Storeng (ESC 2008).
Both Charmed and Maria where performed part of the Norway v Sweden clash at one of the most spectacular interval acts ever seen at Melodifestivalen.
The Charmed interview.
In 2000 Charmed represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest with My heart goes boom which finished in 11 position. In the after show party of the Swedish final Melodifestivalen, the girl band talk to esctoday.com regarding their feelings on returning to the Globen stage 10 years as part of the interval act of Melodefestivalen 2010. They talk about performing future gigs during the time Eurovision will be in Oslo and the possibility of taking part again in the Norwegian national final.
The Maria Haukaas Storeng interview.
Maria Haukaas Storeng finished in 5th position for Noway in the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest with Hold on, be strong. She was part of the interval act at this years Swedish national final, Melodivestivalen and during the after show party she spoke with esctoday. Maria gives a very positive reaction to the Swedish winner Anna Bergendahl, provides her opinion on the way the contest should develop in the future and how she would love to represent Norway again in Eurovision Song Contest.