Norway 2023: MGP – Guide for the 3rd Semifinal!

Photo By: NRK

Melodi Grand Prix continues this Saturday!

The third semifinal of the Norwegian national final will take place on January 28, at 19:50 CET. Seven entries will try to win one of the last three tickets of the national final!

How it works

Melodi Grand Prix is the Norwegian national final for Eurovision. This year, NRK rtheceived the feedback of the public and decided to change the format of the selection process. The number of semifinals has now been reduced from four to three. Moreover, the last chance round has been completely scratched along with the duels and the pre-qualified acts. Now, all the artists must qualify from one of the semis in order to have a chance to sing in the final! The three artists with the most points at the end of each semifinal will advance to the next phase of the show.

Skrellex – Love Again

Skrellex, a.k.a. Kai Thomas Larsen, is an Norwegian artist known for her participation in the Norwegian version of All Together Now. At the show, she managed to advance from the first round of the show with 99 out the 100 judges approving her entry. Now, she will debut in the national selection of her country.

Tiril Beisland – Break It

Tiril is a dancer, singer and songwriter. As a dancer she is a dancer in the Norwegian Ballet Institute.

AKUVI – Triumph

AKUVI is a Norwegian-Ghanaian artist, songwriter and entertainer. She made her debut in MGP in 2020, when her entry “Som du er” was a prequalified act in the national final.

Atle Pettersen – Masterpiece

Atle Pettersen is not new in the national final. His first participation in MGP was in 2021, with the song “World On Fire”, when his entry was prequalified to the final. However, as a teenager he competed also in the junior version of the show in 2003.

Eline Thorp – Not Meant to Be

Eline Thorp started her career in 2010’s, before stoping for some time. Now, she is ready for her comeback with her MGP entry.

Maria Celin – Freya

Maria started her career at the age of 9 by competing in a variety of musicals. In 2017, she gained more fame in the Norwegian audience, after she competed in the Norwegian version of The Voice.

Stig van Eijk – Someday

Stig van Eijk he made his breakthrough at the age of 17, when he won MGP in 1999 and represented his country in Eurovision. Now, 24 years after his first Eurovision participation, he wants to try again.

Listen to all the available entries on our playlist below!

The semifinal will be live at 19:50 CET this Saturday and you can watch it here: NRK!

Are you going to watch the semifinal this Saturday? What do you think about the participants? What do you think about the songs? Let us know in the comments below!


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