Norway: MGP2023 Semi-final #3 songs released

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NRK, the Norwegian national broadcaster, has released the 7 competing entries at the upcoming MGP 2023 Third Semi-final.

Norway  kicked off its Eurovision 2023 national earlier this month and will be continuing on Saturday 28 January with MGP’s Third Semi-final.  You can listen to the competing entries here.

Melodi Grand Prix 2023  consists of four live televised shows with the Grand Final set to be held in Trondheim on Saturday 4 February. There will be fewer and bigger semi-finals, no pre-qualified artists, no duels and the Grand Final will feature an international jury.

The three semi-finals will be held in Oslo whilst the Grand Final will be travelling to Trondheim.  A total of 21 acts will partake in the competition. The shows will be hosted by Arian Engebø and Stian ‘Staysman’ Thorbjørnsen. 

MGP 2023 Agenda

  • 14/ 01/ 2023- Semi-final 1
  • 21/01/2023- Semi-final 2
  • 28/01/2023- Semi-final 3
  • 04/02/2023- Grand Final

MGP 2023 Semi-final #3

  1. SkrellexLove Again
  2. Tiril BeislandBreak It
  3. AkuviTriumph
  4. Atle PettersenMasterpiece
  5. Eline ThorpNot Meant to Be
  6. Maria CelinFreya
  7. Stig van EijkSomeday

Norway in Eurovision

Norway debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960 and has won the competition thrice: 1985 (Bobbysocks), 1995 (Secret Garden) and 2009 (Alexander Rybak).

The Nordic country has successfully hosted the competition thrice, once in Bergen and twice in Oslo and has partaken in Europe’s favorite television show 60 times.

Subwoolfer represented Norway at the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin with their entry ‘ Give That Wolf A Banana‘ achieving an honourable 10th placing in the Grand Final.

Source: NRK
Photo credit: NRK