Tonight Melodi Grand Prix Second Chance concluded. Four acts competed for one last place in next weeks grand final. Maria Mohn was victorious tonight and has been given a second shot at representing Norway in 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Italy.
On Monday all 12 non-qualifying performances from the previous heats were shown, with viewers able to vote online for the four acts who are still in the running for that last ticket to the Grand Final.
The four acts and songs chosen to compete in tonight’s final heat were:
- TrollfesT – Dance Like A Pink Flamingo
- Mari Bølla – Your Loss
- Maria Mohn – Fly
- Kim Wigaard – La Melodia
We also heard the last of our five automatic qualifiers.
Tonight’s show took place in the same duel format as the previous fur heats the results were as follows
|1||Maria Bolla||“Your Loss”||Eliminate|
|2||Kim Wigaard||“La Melodia||Eliminated|
|3||Maria Mohn||“Fly”||Gold Duel|
|4||TrollfesT||“Dance Like a Pink Flamingo”||Gold Duel|
|TrollfesT||” Dance Like A Pink Flamingo “||Eliminated|
Melodi Grand Prix: The Final Lineup
The full line up for the final for Melodi Grand Prix on 19th February 2021 is:
- Northkid – Someone
- Subwoolfer – Give That Wolf A Banana
- Christian Ingebrigtsen – Wonder of the World
- Anna-Lisa Kumoji – Queen Bee
- Elsie Bay – Death Of Us
- Frode – Black Flowers
- Farida – Dangerous
- Oda Gondrosen – Hammer Of Thor
- Sofie Fjellvang – Made Of Glass
- Maria Mohn – Fly
What else do we know about Melodi Grand Prix 2022?
Melodi Grand Prix 2022 once again features a four-heat format, followed by a second-chance round and a grand final. Five acts have qualified to the final in advance. The heats are taking place on:
- 15th January
- 22nd January
- 29th January
- 5th February
The second chance round will then be held on 12th February, giving one more non-qualifying entry the chance to make it to the final. The grand final, where the winning entry will be chosen, will take place on Saturday 19th February.
The contest is taking place place at the H3 Arena in Fornebu, and is hosted by Annika Momrak, Mikkel Niva, and Kåre Magnus Bergh. Unfortunately, the contest is primarily taking place without an audience again due to the Covid-19 pandemic, though NRK have now confirmed that an audience of 500 people will be able to attend the Grand Final.
Norway’s Eurovision Journey
The Scandinavian nation made its debut in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960, with Nora Brockstedt and the song “Voi Voi”, which placed 4th. Since their debut, they have participated 59 times, and made the grand final in 56 of these. In addition, Norway has won the competition three times (1985, 1995, and 2009).
Norway’s latest Eurovision participation saw them being represented by TIX with the song “Fallen Angel”. During their participation, Norway placed 18th in the grand final, receiving 75 points from the jury and televoters.
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News source: NRK
Photo source: NRK