Norway: first MGP heat in Steinkjer in January

by Juha Repo 7

The first host city for the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix 2013 tour has been announced as Steinkjer. The first heat to select the Norwegian entry to the Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden will take place on 19th January 2013.

 

This is the first time the MGP is organised in the county of Nord-Trøndelag, middle of Norway. The venue will be the indoor athletics arena called Campus Steinkjer. 3000 spectators will be expected to take part of the heat.

Dag Hvaring from Eyeworks Dinamo, deputy mayor May Britt Lagesen and media manager Jostein Grande reveal the first heat in MGP 2013. Photo: Sigrun Hofstad / NRK

 

Norway became last in the Eurovision final in Baku for the 11th time with Stay, sung by Tooji.

Source and pic: nrk.no with thanks to Ronny