Denmark: DR opens the submission window for DMGP 2020

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 937 views

The Danish national broadcaster, DR, has opened the submission window for artists and composers wishing to compete at the forthcoming edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix.

DR has published the rules and regulations for DMGP 2020. If you wish to compete at the 2020 Danish national final and comply with the rules you can do so here.  The submission window for DMGP 2020 is open as of today with a deadline set on 1 November 2019.

A total of 10 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Rotterdam at DMGP 2020.

Danish public to determine 3 acts via P4

DR is going out of the box for the forthcoming edition of DMGP, enabling the Danish public to select 3 of the 10 competing acts in the national final via radio station P4. Music experts from nine districts will select a total of 9 entries out of the submitted songs for the public selection.

The nine songs will be released on the radio in Janauary and the Danish listeners will vote and select three songs for the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix final in March.

A total of 10 acts will battle for the golden ticket to Rotterdam at DMGP 2020.

Hence three songs will be selected via P4 (public voting) and the remaining seven via DR (internal selection) out of  all the submitted entries.

The 2020 DMGP is set to be held at the Royal Arena in Copenhagen on Saturday 7 March.

Denmark in Eurovision

Denmark joined the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and has won the competition thrice: 1963 (Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann),  2000 (Olsen Brothers) and 2013 (Emmelie de Forest).

The nordic country has hosted the competetition thrice in its iconic capital Copenhagen (1964, 2001 and 2014) and also played host to the 50th Eurovision anniversary special show in 2005.

In 2019 the Danes selected Leonora to fly the Danish flag at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with Love is forever, placing 12th in the Grand Final.

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