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Tonight: The first semi-final in Norway!

Tonight: The first semi-final in Norway!
  • On March 7, 2014

Tonight marks the beginning of the new concept for the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix, a festival of shows taking place over two weekends!

In three semi-finals that will air over the next three consecutive evenings, the artists for the final airing next week will be selected.


Tonight: The first semi-final

The first five participants will perform their songs live tonight and the Norwegian people has the power to decide which three artists will make it to the final next Saturday, March 15.

The hosts will be the same as last year:  Erik Solbakken and Jenny Skavlan.


Click songs to listen:

1. Hilda & Thea Leora“Best Friend’s Boyfriend”
Music and lyrics: Martin Kleveland, Lisa Desmond Linder, Jesper Jakobsen

2. Mo“Heal”
Music and lyrics: Laila Samuelsen

3. Dina Misund“Needs”
Music: Dina Misund
Lyrics: Frode Bjørgmo Strømsvik

4. Linnea Dale“High Hopes”
Music and lyrics: Linnea Dale og Kim Bergseth

5. TIMBRE & Frikk Heide-Steen feat. Ida Stein“Frozen By Your Love”
Music: Anders Bratterud
Lyrics: Andrew «Bully» Bullimore og Ida Stein


The show will air live from Folketeatret in Oslo, at 20:05 CET and can be watched on the NRK website here. When joining in on the conversation on Twitter, the official hashtag is #NRKmgp.


Photo: NRK

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