Hosts for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2014 revealed17 January 2014 at 12:00 CET
For the past two years, she has hosted Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. He has transitioned into the word of grown-up TV after having presented the children’s MGP four times. Now, Louise Wolff and Jacob Riising are together going to guide the viewers, audience and artists through the evening of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2014.
”Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2014 is going to be something very special. At Arena Fyn on the 8th of March we are going to find the team that will defend the Danish colours and win a historic victory on home turf at the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen in May. I am very happy that we have two brilliantly charming and extremely talented hosts that wil l lead the show in Odense”, says DR’s Entertainment Editor, Rasmus Ladefoged.
Louise Wolf first stood on the huge Dansk Melodi Grand Prix stage with Emil Thorup by her side at the Gigantium Arena in Aalborg in 2012, whilst last she year she formed a threesome with Sofie Lassen-Kahlke and Lise Rønne at Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2013 at the Boxen Arena in Herning. She has also hosted large TV events such as Danmarksindsamlingen and Året der gik since 2012 as well as functioning as a permanent host of Aftenshowet.
Jacob Riising hosted the children’s MGP in 2005. Since then he has hosted the show in 200, 2012 and 2013 with the bear Bruno, Sofie Lassen-Kahlke and Szhirley by his side. In addition to being the host of a series popular children’s programs, he has hosted the DR2 show Landeplagen and most recently the quiz-show Hvem var det nu vi var on DR1.
Odense is this year’s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix city
Back in September 2013, Odense was revealed as the host city for this year’s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix and the residents of the island of Funen are ready to put on their party gear and warm up to one heck of a show with many musical activities and events planned in the lead up to Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2014 on the 8th of March and the children’s MGP on the 15th of March. Both shows will be held at Arena Fyn, where there is space for approximately 4000 people in the audience. Tickets are still available for the show on the 8th of March and the dress rehearsals on the 7th and 14th of March, whilst the children’s MGP on the 15th of March is sold out.
Last year Emmelie de Forest won Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2013 in Herning with the song Only Teardrops, written by Lise Cabble, Julia Frabrin Jacobsen and Thomas Steensgaard, and just a few months later she secured a Danish win at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. Right now, DR’s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix team are calling for Danes to send in pictures of their Emmelie moment, which will be shown during Dansk Melodi Grand Prix on the 8th of March.
The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will take place on the 6th, 8th and 10th of May at the B&W-Hallerne on Refshaleøen in Copenhagen, where as host country, Denmark is automatically qualified to the Grand Final on the 10th of May.