Eurovision 2023

#DENMARK: Danish Melodi Grand Prix 2023 submissions open

Having recently declared their intention to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 to be held in the United Kingdom, Denmark’s main TV network, DR have now announced that submissions for the National Final, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix are now open.

They have also published the rules for this year’s competition:

  1. Eight songs will compete. DR will select the eight competing songs for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2023. These songs must be at least a high-quality demo. These songs will be chosen by a professional committee set up by DR.
  2. A Danish citizen must be involved in the song-making process- the composer, songwriter, or performing artist. Danish citizens living in the Faroe Islands and Greenland may compete as long as they can prove Danish citizenship.
  3. Songs submitted must not exceed the maximum three-minute limit imposed at the Eurovision Song Contest. The song also must not have been performed or published prior.
  4. Composers and Songwriters can compete with more than one song.
  5. Language choices are optional both at Dansk Melodi Grand Prix and at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023.
  6. Songs should be submitted electronically via by noon CET on 28th October 2022.


Denmark first entered the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and up to now have won the contest three times, in 1963 with Dansevise by Grethe and Jørgen Ingmann, in 2000 with Fly on the Wings of Love by the Olsen Brothers and in 2013 with Only Teardrops by Emmelie De Forest . Last year they were represented by Reddi with their song “The Show “, unfortunately, they did not make it out of their semi final into the Grand Final. Will Denmark have better luck in 2023?

Author: Sarah Rudman

Source : DR , Eurovision Ireland , Eurovoix.

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