This morning from 12: 15h CET and in a press conference, Norwegian broadcaster, NRK has announced the participants that will compete in the second semifinal of its well-known national final Melodi Grand Prix.
Together with the names of the four semifinalists, from East region of Norway, their songs have been unveiled.
- Kim Wigaard & Maria Mohn - “Fool for Love”
- Rein Alexander - “One Last Time”
- Tore Petterson - “The Start of Something New”
The finalist duo Didrik Solli-Tangen (Norway 2010) and his brother, Emil, will perform as guest their song “Out of air”
This semifinal will be held at the H3 Arena in Fornebu (Oslo), at 19:50 CET. The four participants who will face each other in successive duels mode until left a single winner. This winner will get the pass to the final where he will join the five selected internally by NRK, and as happened with Raylee, chosen on the first semi-fnal
The MGP 2020 final will take place on February 15 at the Spektrum Arena in Trondheim.
Another change of this edition is the fact that the winner, both in the semi-finals and in the final, will be selected through televoting, disappearing the international jury in this last show.
The participants of the remaining semifinals will meet on Monday of the week in which their semifinal takes place. In this way, the next ones, corresponding to the third gala, will be known on Monday, January 20th.
The last Norwegian representatives in Eurovision and chosen by this format, the KEiiNO trio, formed by Tom Hugo, Alexandra Rotan, and Fred Buljo, not only achieved a more than meritorious sixth place in the final but also won the highest score of the televoting