Denmark: DR confirms participation in ESC 2016

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 4,078 views

The Danish national broadcaster DR has confirmed to ESCToday that Denmark will participate at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest next year in Sweden.

DR the Danish national broadcaster confirmed its participation at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest on its official website last week after the country failed to qualify for the grand final in Vienna. Anti Social Media represented Denmark at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest with their entry The way you are.

Denmark will more than likely opt for its annual DMGP (Dansk Melodi Grand Prix) to select its Eurovision entry and act for 2016. The Danish broadcaster DR will be releasing more information on the mechanism and its Eurovision 2016 plans in due course.

The preliminary dates of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest have been set on 10,12 and 14 May.

Denmark debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and has won the event thrice in 1963 with Grethe and Jorgen Ingmann, 2000 with the Olsen Brothers and 2013 with Emmelie De Forest. Copenhagen has hosted the event thrice too in 1964, 2001 and 2014. The Danish capital also hosted the 50th Eurovision Anniversary Show- Congratulations.

Stay tuned to for the latest news on Denmark and the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest!