In about a month’s time, Melodi Grand Prix 2020 will commence its 60th edition of the competition. The jubilee edition of the competition is already seeing a much bigger show compared to what we have had in previous years.
Now, Norwegian broadcaster NRK has confirmed its hosts for the six-week competition. Kåre Magnus Bergh will be returning once again, along with Ingrid Gjessing Linhave & Ronny Brede Aase.
About the Melodi Grand Prix hosts
Kåre Magnus Bergh is returning to Melodi Grand Prix for the sixth time. In 2020. He has hosted other shows such as Stjernekamp (Star Game), Idol and Sommeråpent.
Kåre will be joined by Ingrid Gjessing Linhav, who is a host with NRK and has hosted other shows with NRK. When it was announced that she will be hosting Melodi Grand Prix, she has mentioned that it was a ‘Dream Come True’
Completing the line up is Ronny Brede Aase who is well known for hosting P3morgen (one of the popular morning radio shows in Norway). When it was announced that he was one of the hosts, he has mentioned that it was “little nerve-wracking, and very and different” compared to what he’s done before. But he has mentioned that Melodi Grand Prix “is all about partying, music and fun. And even though I’m not a distinct glam person, I’m always ready for a party”.
Melodi Grand Prix 2020
Next year’s Melodi Grand Prix will commence on January 11, 2020 and is set to conclude on February 15, 2020. The Semi-Finals stage of the competition will take place in Fornebu, with the final taking place in Trondheim.
- Southern Norway – 11th January
- East Norway – 18th January
- Central Norway – 25th January
- West Norway – 2nd February
- Northern Norway – 8th February
- Final – 15th February
Norway at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019
Norway selected KEiiNO through their national selection ‘Melodi Grand Prix’ to represent them in Tel Aviv with their song ‘Spirit in the Sky’
In Tel Aviv, KEiiNO managed to bring Norway to the Grand Final for a third consecutive year. The group managed to win the popular vote and placed sixth overall in the competition with 331 points.
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