Danes are gearing up for ’ ‘ Dansk Melodi Grand Prix

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Coming Saturday Denmark chooses its entry for the Eurovision song contest. The five-member jury welcomes ex-Eurovision Singer Christina Chanée.

Saturday present Jacob Riising, Annette Heick and Hilda Heick Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2016 from Forum Horsens. In a first phase, give the ten candidates – whose names were leaked prematurely again – the best of themselves. Both the televoters as the jury determine with equal voting share which three artists making it to the super final. In it, the public should have the last word.

Dismissal in jury

The jury consists of five experts who will present each their accents in their assessment. They left each already in their cards. So will radio host Dennis Johannesson mainly rewarding originality. ‘ It is important that the songs and acts are contemporary, ‘ he says. Vicky Leander also choreographer searches for a song that stands out. ‘ It should be, a danceable earworm meezingbaar and ever. Visually, everything must look ‘, according to Leander.

John Gorden, which Satellite by Lena wrote, it also has a Visual event. ‘ It is how the song, text and act together. The picture has to be right, ‘ he says. Christina Chanée also serves on the jury. They won Dansk Melodi Grand Prix in 2010 together with Thomas N’Evergreen. The duo finished fourth in the Eurovision song contest in Oslo with In A Moment Like This. ‘ I think it’s very important hitpotentieel and go looking for a song that the song contest can win. From the first listen the melody in your head stuck. I also think it is important that the artist sings strongly and has charisma, she decides.

Johann Sørensen is President of OGAE Denmark and was also member of the jury in the newspaper until he told Simone that he thought would win because he’s an international sounding song was made. He predicted Muri & Mario a place in the super final and a radio hit in Denmark. Danish broadcaster decided to put him out of the jury. It’s still wait and see who his role.


Follow the preparations from Horsens on the foot through the Melodi Grand Prix‘s facebook page . Danish broadcaster already gave free photos of the stage.

Denmark is, together with our country in the second half of the second semifinal. Last year stranded Anti Social Media with The Way You Are in the semi-finals. That was no longer the Danes since 2007.