Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020 – Hosts announced!

Danish broadcaster DR has revealed the details about their 50th national selection Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. The hosts of the show will be Hella Joof and Rasmus Bjerg and for the first time after 21 years they’re bringing back the live orchestra.

Along with the previously mentioned changes on Monday 20th of January DR has decided to start a radio semi-final they will play 9 songs on radio and dr.dk so the audience will have the power to decide about 3 songs which will join the 7 pre-selected the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix finale, which will be held in the Royal Arena in Copenhagen. The music of DMGP will be played live after 21 years and the honour of that belongs to The Antonelli Ochestra which is known to Danish audience from various TV 2 programs such as “Vild med dans” and “Toppen af poppen

“Danish Melody Grand Prix is ​​a popular party that brings together the nation on Danish music and songwriting. We’re turning up the music this year, and with a live orchestra in the back, all artists will have the perfect outlet to give all Danes a great music experience – both those who come to the Royal Arena and everyone who watches at home in the living rooms”

Gustav Lützhøft

Hella Joof (57) is known as a writer, actor and film director. Some of her most famous movies are: “En kort en lang” (2001); Oh Happy Day (2004) later on sold to Disney for a US remake and Fidibus (2006). In the ’90s and early’ 00s, she also became popular as part of the satire groups “Lex & Klatten” and “Det Brune Punktum”

Rasmus Bjerg (43) is a well known Danish actor, comedian and singer. He has acted in a popular movie “Så længe jeg lever” (As long as I live) which portrays the life of late Danish singer John Mogensen, that role gave him the opportunity to tour around the country with the tribute concert “John”. He hosted the children’s Melodi Grand Prix – though in the role of the bear Bruno and some of you might have seen him in various Tuborg and Lalandia commercials.

Dansk Melodi Grand Prix will take place at 7th of March and you can buy the tickets here

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