Has the Eurovision Song Contest become too big and are the Eastern countries stealing the spotlight? That was up for discussion when Danish commentator Ole Tøpholm met with his former colleague veteran Jørgen De Mylius and former multiple songwriter participant Keld Heick.
Danish broadcaster, DR, has decided that Emmelie de Forest's drummers from the Danish final will change outfit for the Eurovision Song Contest. This comes after they have been made aware of that the uniforms turned out to be Nazi looking uniforms.
Being a true lover of rock music it was quit an ordeal to witness the final in the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix in the mid Jutland city of Herning Saturday the 26 of January. The songs were good yes, but where were the rock songs?
Saturday evening the Danish TV viewers picked Emmelie de Forest to represent their country at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. The contest has always been popular in Denmark and this year was no exception where the contest was seen by the highest number of viewers since 2010.
The bookmakers have tipped her as the winner and DR's online visitors are not in any disagreement. Simone Egeriis is the absolute top favourite to win the Danish final on Saturday - and thereby represent Denmark at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest.
Today Danish broadcaster, DR, releaved the names who will be in the jury, that together with the TV viewers will decide who will be representing the country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö in May. At the same time a rumour about a participant can be destroyed as he turned out to be among the judges.
The past few days an uncomfortable case for DR has taken a lot of focus away from next months national final. The final show will be hosted in Herning, but 7 other cities spread over the country was offered to be a part of it. As promises failed DR first refused to compensate, but after media pressure the broadcaster changed their mind.
Yesterday the deadline to submit an entry for next year's Danish final ended. A record number of 692 songs were submitted for a chance to represent Denmark in neighbour country Sweden in May - and among them are the Danish 2009 representative Brinck.