DR, the Danish national broadcaster has informed Esctoday.com that for the very first time 3 ladies will host the 2013 Danish Eurovision national final.Lise Rønne, Louise Wolff and Sofie Lassen-Kahlke will have the honour of hosting the 2013 Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. The broadcaster will reveal the names of the finalists to compete in the Danish national final on 16 of January.
For the first time ever 3 women will have the honour of hosting the Danish Melodi Grand Prix. Well known and celebrated Danish television hosts Louise Wolff and Lise Rønne and actress Sofie Lassen-Kahlke will welcome viewers at the Jyske Bank Boxen Arena in Herning 26 January.
The idea of the three female hosts occurred because we believe that the Danish Melodi Grand Prix needed girl power. In recent years we have opted for traditional hosts, which has been very successful. Hence2013, will be the year when we give women power, says entertainment manager Jan Lagermand Lundme to dr.dk / Grand Prix.
Largest Danish Grand Prix ever
The names of the 3 hosts were unveiled at a press conference in Herning on Thursday afternoon, when the city was awarded an honorary diploma as Grand Prix city, as it will be hosting 2 big events the 2013 Dansk Grand Prix on Saturday 26 January and the Children’s MGP a week later.
DR sets the stage for the largest Danish Melodi Grand Prix ever, as the Boxen Arena will be playing host,with a capacity of up to 15,000 spectators. Adding to the excitement the three women will host the show, thus viewers can look forward to the best Grand Prix party in recent times.
– They are very professional and very good company. I do not know anyone who does not want to be in the company of Lise Rønne, Louise Wolff and Sofie Lassen-Kahlke an entire evening, says Jan Lage Male Lundme.
Lise Rønne and Louise Wolff, have both experienced hosting the Danish final. Lise Ronne hosted the 2011 Danish national final, whilst Louise Wolff co hosted the 2012 Danish national final with Emil Thorup. Sofie Lassen- Kahlke has been involved in the Junior MGP.
Currently a special jury is evaluating and going through all the 692 songs sent to DR. The names of the lucky finalists will be revealed early next year. On 16 January DR will announce the names of the songwriters and artists that will compete at the 2013 Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, in a special press conference.
Stay tuned to Esctoday.com for more news on the 2013 Danish Eurovision national final.
source: DR, Esctoday.com