Danish national broadcaster DR, confirmed the country’s participation at Eurovision 2023 by announcing the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2023 National Final.
Eight songs will compete at the national selection process, while song submissions start from today, September 8th, until the afternoon of October 28th.
The rules are the following:
- At least one composer, songwriter or singer should be a Danish citizen or somehow be associated with Denmark e.g. residing in Denmark or be married with someone Danish.
- Feroe Islands and Greenland citizens will also be eligible for participating.
- All the songs must be original and should not have been played publicly or be available in the internet.
- The composers and songwriters can submit mutiple participations.
- The lyrics should not have political messages, swear words or other forms of explicit language.
- All the songs that meet the Contest’s criteria will be reviewed from a professional jury established by DR. The decision for the final selection cannot be doubted in any way.
- Until DR reveals the song titles and the creators from the selected participations, the ones involved are not allowed to reveal any details regarding their participation.
- All the vocals must be performed live during the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix final.
- The greatest rule change is that in past editions, the participants should have been at least 16 years old during the DMGP final. Now, they should be 16 years old until the ESC final.
Real all the DMGP 2023 rules here.
The national final’s date is not announced yet.
In Eurovision 2022 Denmark was represented by Reddi with the song “The Show” and finished 13th at the First Semi-Final.