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Denmark set to find a Eurovision 2020 winner

Denmark, start voting now for your Eurovision 2020 winner

Due to the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 cancellation, many countries are announcing their own alternative Eurovision contests while also some broadcasting previous editions.

The Danish broadcaster DR, has announced that they also would like to find their own Eurovision 2020 winner. DR is doing this by opening an online voting system to determine who would have been the nations winner this year. Voting is open until Saturday with the public able to vote up to three countries per day. The winner will be revealed during the special broadcast on Saturday, 16 May, Eurovision: Europe Shine a Light.

Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light will air on DR 1 with live commentary by Grand Prix commentator Ole Tøpholm on Saturday night.

The nation was set to be represented by Ben & Tan with the song "Yes" and was due to compete in the second semifinal on Thursday 14 May.

Ben & Tan - "Yes"

Denmark in Eurovision Song Contest

Denmark 2018: Rasmussen - "Higher Ground"

Denmark has been participating in Eurovision Song Contest 48 times. Since its debut in 1957, Denmark has won the contest 3 times:

  • 1963: Dansevise
  • 2000: Fly On The Wings Of Love
  • 2013: Only Teardrops
Denmark 2018: Rasmussen - "Higher Ground"

Worst result was in 2002 (last). Since the introduction of the Semi-finals in Eurovision in 2004, Denmark has qualified for the Grand Final 12 out of 16 times.

About the author: Steven Spiteri (Malta)

Steven has been a huge Eurovision fan since 1995. He comes from a small town called Birkirkara located in Malta and graduated in Business & Administration. Steven follows all the national finals and Eurovision Song Contests every year especially Melodifestivalen and Eesti Laul. His all time favorite entry is Italy's 2016 entry "Nessun grado di separazione" by Francesca Michielin whilst Lisbon 2018 is his favorite Eurovision edition.



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