DR, the Danish national broadcaster, has opened the submission window for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2023.
The submission window for the 2023 edition of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, which has been used to select all of Denmark’s Eurovision entries, has opened and will remain open until October 28 at 12:00 CET. A total of eight songs will be selected to compete in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2023 from public submissions and submissions from the Danish music industry. Some of the rules of the selection are as follows:
- At least one person out of the composer(s), lyricist(s) or performing artist(s) must be a Danish citizen or have a strong connection to Denmark eg. residence in Denmark, marriage to a Danish citizen etc.
- Residents of the Faroe Islands and Greenland who are on the local population register may also compete.
- Songs must be no longer than 3 minutes and must be original compositions.
- Songs must only submitted online through the official DR website.
- Songs must not have been released or performed publicly before the competition. In case a song has been performed or released publicly, DR will decide whether or not the song has gained an unfair advantage in the competition and if the song is still eligible to participate.
- There is no language restriction for entries. In case of a language change request for the winning entry, the artist must agree with DR on what language the song will be performed in at Eurovision 2023.
- Before the full list of participants and entries are revealed by DR, no one is allowed to reveal any part of the list.
- All vocals must be performed live at Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2023.
- No DR employees nor members of their families may participate in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix unless special permission has been granted.
The full rules and the link to submit songs can be found here.
Reddi represented Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with “The Show”. They finished 13th in Semi-Final One with a total of 55 points. Its highest points came in the form of 6 points from the Icelandic jury and Latvian televote.
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