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Norway: All songs to be released at the same time

Since 2020, Norway has been into a Eurovision extravaganza, giving viewers multiple shows to watch over the long and cold winter weeks. This trend will once again continue into 2022, but with a few minor, yet interesting changes. Melodi Grand Prix 2022 Norwegian head of delegation and in-command maestro for MGP, Stig Karlsen, has revealed that there will be changes …

Hans Erik Dyvik Husby – aka Hank von Hell – has died aged 49

Hans Erik Dyvik Husby, one of Norway’s most celebrated  punk rock musicians, has sadly passed away at the age of just 49. Also known as Hank von Helvete and Hank von Hell, he found fame as the longest-serving lead vocalist of Turbonegro, a self-described “deathpunk” band who found major success in their home country with multiple hit albums. The band …

Many broadcasters announce changes to their 2022 National final format

Follownig the year of internal selections, it looks like numerous broadcasters are ready to host another year of fun and entertaining national finals for Eurovision fans. However, some national finals have decided to rehaul their selection process to introduce some new elements – or in the case of Malta, bring back an old fan favorite of MESC. Let’s dive into …

Norway opens submissions for Melodi Grand Prix 2022

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has officially started the search for their 2022 representative at the Eurovision Song Contest. From today (May 28 2021) till 15th August, artists who wants to compete in Melodi Grand Prix can submit their song to NRK. The winner of Melodi Grand Prix will represent Norway in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. The broadcaster is looking for …

Eurovision 2021: A report on the Semifinal 1 Allocation draw

Rotterdam, 18 May 2021 Goedenavond from Rotterdam! The first semifinal is behind us, and provided us with the first 10 qualifying finalists. NORWAY (Tix – Fallen Angel) ISRAEL (Eden Alene – Set Me Free) RUSSIA (Manizha – Russian Woman) AZERBAIJAN (Efendi – Mata Hari) MALTA (Destiny – Je me casse) LITHUANIA (The Roop – Discoteque) CYPRUS (Elena Tsagrinou – El …

Who will qualify from Semi-Final 1? It’s time to predict the qualifiers!

All photos used in this article credited to the EBU/AVROTROS – Nathan Reinds, Andres Putting, Thomas Hanses. It’s crunch time – in two days, the Eurovision Song Contest will finally return to our screens after a two-year gap, and it’s fair to say the excitement and hype is stronger than ever for Europe’s favourite competition to return. On Tuesday evening, …

Second Rehearsal: Our report on the second batch of songs

The second block of today’s rehearsals have come and went. Check out our report on North Macedonia, Ireland, Cyprus, Norway and Croatia below. 06. North Macedonia (#MKD) Vasil – “Here I stand” Once again Vasil Garvanliev took the stage for a vocally stunning performance. The North-Macedonian tenor shows off his vocal talents with two flawless renditions of his musical-inspired song …

Road to Rotterdam: TIX (Norway)

As rehearsals get underway in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 participants in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. With a CV that already has a multi-million selling international hit, three number one singles in his native Norway and a career trajectory on the right path, TIX is a star on the rise – can Eurovision propel him even further? …

Norway: Tix breaks free during his first rehearsal

Rotterdam, 9 May 2021 Oooooh. He’s a he’s a fallen angel. Norwegians sensation Andreas “Tix” Haukeland has taken the stage in his first rehearsal, and you can read all about it in the summary below: Country: Norway (#NOR) Act: TIX Song: “Fallen Angel” Semifinal: First (18/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 09/16 Since there’s a National Final performance of “Fallen Angel”, …

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