Denmark reveals the 10 candidates

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 291 views

DR, the Danish national broadcaster has revealed the names of the 10 candidates that will compete at the 2013 Danish Eurovision national final Dansk Melodi Grand Prix.  A special press conference was held at DR Byen to officially present the artists, composers and the songs that will battle for golden ticket to Malmo. 

The beautiful and charming DMGP hostesses Louise Wolff and Lise Rønne and Sofie Lassen-Kahlke were in charge of moderating today’s press confeference and hence introduce the competing acts.The 2013 Danish Eurovision national final is scheduled to be held at the Boxen Arena in Herning on 26 January. You can listen to snippets of the Danish songs here.

The Danish candidates:

1. Frederikke Vedel- Jeg har hele tiden vidst det

2. BrinckHuman

3. Kate HallI am not  alone

4. Louise Dubiel–  Rejs dig op

5. Daze – We Own the Universe

6. Simone Egeriis  Awake

7.  Jack Rowan featuring  Sam Gray Invincible

8. Emmelie de Forest-  Only Teardrops

9. Albin Beautiful to Me

10. MohamedUnbreakable

Among the candidates Eurovision fans will be familiar with Brink who represented Denmark in 2009 at the Eurovision Song Contest. Thomas G.sson the man behind the 2012 Swedish winning entry  Euphoria will also be competing in the Danish national final as he’s behind Daze’s entry We own the universe. Thomas G.sson has been selected to compose the 2013 Georgian Eurovision entry.

Kato, Lis Sørensen, Cutfather, Maria Lucia and Jørgen de Mylius will be the 5 members of the 2013 Danish Eurovision national final jury. All jury members are experts  hailing from the Danish musical industry. The 2013 Danish representative will be selected via a 50/50 jury and public voting deliberation. Hence the above mentioned jury members will play a key role in the selection of the Danish representative, both in the first round of the final where the competing 10 songs will be shortlisted to 3 and during the second round, the so called super final (3 songs will battle for the golden ticket to Malmo).

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.

Denmark debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and has won the event 2 times ( 1963, 2000). Stay tuned to for the latest news on the 2013 Dansk Melodi Grand Prix.

Photograph cover: DR

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