Denmark: Opening party in prison

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The Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2007 will officially be declared open on Thursday evening at a party held in a prison. The very untraditional location was announced this morning in an invitation to join the party.

The Invitation looks like this:

“Call-up papers to do your time

You are ordered to attend a meeting on Thursday 8th of February 2007 at 19.00 at Horsens States prison to serve the following sentence:

You have been sentenced to 4 hours prison time due to your noisy behaviour in relation with the Dansk Melodi Grand Prixin Holstebro, Aalborg and Horsens.

Your fellow prisoners will be DMGP stars, journalists, DR crew, sponsors, technicians and politicians. All prisoners will be offered a meal, and for the first time in the prison's 154-year history consumption of alcohol will be allowed.

You will be appointed to your cell righton arrival.

If you don’t show up you will be arrested. Turning up too late might lead to isolation during your conviction time.

You should be prepared for a thorough body search.“

P.S You can gain certain privileges if you perform a song on the prison stage doesn’t dare not to show up, and you can expect a full report from our time in jail with the Danish final participants as soon as we are discharged.

We will be serving time together with Annette Heick, Me & My, Annika Askman, Katrine Falkenberg, Jacob Andersen, Danni Elmo, Stig Rossen and James Sampson. Aside from these nametwo more suspects will besentenced tojail timeonce they have won the wildcard selection that finishes Thursday morning.

One of these prisoners will be representing Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki. They will have to attend the semi-final first due to Sidsel’s placement in Athens. Time will tell if the time in jail will make them rough enough to qualify for the final.

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