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Norway MGP 2022: Maria Mohn to the final

Tonight, Mari, Maria, Kim and TrollfesT had a last chance to compete in the final of the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix 2022. Four acts performed live and one song qualified to the final: Maria Mohn with "Fly"

The lineup for next Saturday's MGP Final in Norway is now complete, after the last finalist was found tonight.

The 12 artists who didn't qualify from the preliminary heats were narrowed down to four this Monday, and tonight, the four became one in the "Last Chance" for competing in the Final of Norway's Melodi Grand Prix 2022.

The "Last Chance" took place tonight live from H3 Arena at Fornebu outside of Oslo.

The winner of the evening was Maria Mohn with the song "Fly" after beating TrollfesT in tonight's Gold Duel. Maria Mohn is the last qualifier for the Final of MGP 2022 on next Saturday, 19 February.

Melodi Grand Prix 2022 – Last chance

First round

7 February 2022

Second round

12 February 2022

Gold Duel

One of the pre-qualified finalists, Anna-Lisa Kumoji, performed her song Queen Bees during the show.

Melodi Grand Prix 2022

Melodi Grand Prix 2022 will select the artist and song that will represent Norway at Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin.

A total of seven shows take place from 15 January to 19 February 2022:

A total of 21 songs compete in MGP 2022. 10 of these will compete in the final:

  • 5 pre-qualified songs
  • 4 winners from the heats
  • 1 winner from the Last Chance

All Heats as well as the Final are broadcasted from the H3 Arena at Fornebu outside of Oslo.

Norway in Eurovision Song Contest

Norway 1985: Bobbysocks - "La Det Swinge"

Since the debut in 1960 Norway has participated 59 times in Eurovision. They have won the competition three times:

Norway 1985: Bobbysocks - "La Det Swinge"

In 2009, Alexander Rybak's Fairytale was the song that has received most points with the old voting system: 387 points – got 12 points from 16 countries. But Norway holds another Eurovision record: The country that ended last most times – 10 last places!

Since the introduction of Semi-finals in 2004, Norway has been very succesful with qualification to the Grand Final 14 out of 17 times.

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