Melodi Grand Prix 2021: Hosts Announced!

Photo By: NRK

NRK, the Norwegian public broadcaster, announced the three hosts of this year’s national final.

Ronny Brede Aase, Ingrid Gjessing Linhave and Kåre Magnus Bergh will be Melodi Grand Prix’s presenters this year. All three hosts will return after they presented last year’s show.

Ronny Brede Aase

Ronny is a journalist, television and radio producer. He is most known for hosting P3morgen on NRK P3 radio. The show is one of the most successful in the country!

Ingrid Gjessing Linhave

Ingrid is a successful radio and television producer. She was the presenter of the second season of the Norwegian version of Idol, in 2014. Since then she has presented many shows both on TV and radio. Until 2015, she was one of the panellists of Nytt På Nytt – a Norwegian show.

Kåre Magnus Bergh

Kåre is Norwegian presenter. He is best known for hosting live shows like Idol and Melodi Grand Prix. This year will host the national final for the seventh time in a row!

Melodi Grand Prix 2021

This year, the Norwegian national final, Melodi Grand Prix, celebrates its 61st anniversary.

Like 2020, this year the show will consist of six shows – five semifinals and a final. In every semifinal, four songs will duel, the winner of each will qualify for the final. In addition to that five songs – one from each semi – six songs will be pre-qualified. A jury will select these six entries. This year, there will also be a second chance. The Norwegian public will decide through internet voting one last entry that will qualify for the final out of the 15 entries that haven’t already qualified. Thus a 12 artists’ final will take place on 20 February 2021.

Every Monday, before each semifinal, NRK will be revealing the names of that specific week’s contestants. The competing songs will be released online every Friday. One of the pre-qualified songs will be presented in every semifinal. Due to Covid-19 pandemic, no audience will be allowed in the live shows.


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