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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”, …

Norway: TIX releases official music video for “Fallen Angel”

Just a few days before their departure for Rotterdam, Team Norway and TIX decided to release the official music video for his 2021 Eurovision entry “Fallen Angel.” The video shows us the story behind the artist from his childhood until today. It’s about being different, experiencing bullying and finding the strength to deal with challenges in life. You can watch …

Opinion: Why NRK’s KEiiNO gambit failed.

This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity, as well as strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its other editors.   I hear the critics question the point behind holding National Finals this year – …

TiX wins MGP 2021 and will represent Norway in Rotterdam!

Melodi Grand Prix had a robust pre-Eurovision national final season. A total of seven shows, including the final, gave us the chance to fall in love with this year’s competitors. As you already know, each heat had one winner who joined the six pre-qualified entries, plus one wild card entry was chosen among the non-winning contestants from the five heats. …

Team Reviews: Melodi Grand Prix prequalifiers

Melodi Grand Prix concludes tonight, after a six-week marathon selection that saw 26 songs performed over five semi-finals and one wildcard show. But, tonight is the night it all comes to a close, with the remaining twelve acts taking to the stage in Fornebu one last time. Which one will win the Norwegian ticket to Eurovision 2021? Since we’ve already …

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