Last week, it became known that this year’s Eurovision Song Contest is cancelled due to koronapandemien. A few days later, it was also clear that this year’s vinnerlåter not participate in 2021.

It raised questions about what this has to say for the Eurovision song Contest 2021, and what it means for Ulrikke Brandstorp that were to participate in this year’s Eurovision.

Some countries have already confirmed that their 2020-artist is on to the next year, while countries such as Sweden, Finland and Iceland have announced that they are staging the national finals previously.

Now is it decided centrally in NRK that it will be held MGP-final with ten finalists, with the initial delfinaler also next year in order to find Norway’s Eurovision representative.

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Ulrikke Brandstorp performs “Attention” in the MGP-finals, You need javascript to see the video. – Too bad for artists and fans

Ulrikke Brandstorp has this week met with the management of Underholdningsavdelingen, which presented The plans for the MGP next year.

– That this year’s competition is cancelled is, of course, too bad for Ulrikke that have gone hard in front of this year’s MGP and the Eurovision, but all are agreed that the situation the world is in does not provide room for large musikkonkurranser, ” says Christina Rezk Resar, acting editor at NRK Entertainment.

Ulrikke was offered to stand as MGP-finalist next year.

– We offered Ulrikke to be included as a finalist in next year’s eurovision song, but I understand that it is difficult to replace it is to stand on the Eurovision stage in the year. Ulrikke is a fantastic artist that we are going to see a lot of in the coming years, ” says Resar.

Ulrikke Brandstorp writes in a post on his Instagram account that she is disappointed, but will not rule out a MGP-participation in the future.

WON the eurovision song 2020: Ulrikke Brandstorp won the Eurovision song Contest with “Attention”.

Photo: Tore Meek / NTB scanpix

as of now I have declined, but one should never say never. I don’t want a finaleplass on the basis of that I got dragged to the Eurovision this year, but because I possibly. had a just as good song as “Attention” on the table right now, she writes.

Although Ulrikke has declined to the MGP-participating next year, Christina Resar very happy that she is going to act with both “Attention” and a new song that mellomakt in MGP 2021.

– MGP is important for the Norwegian music business that’s forever

Underholdningsredaktøren says NRK is safe to hold on to the Norwegian MGP-model.

the Public are best ensured by arranging MGP in accordance with the sixty-year-long tradition, ” says Resar.

She believes MGP next year will be more important than ever for a hard tried music business that’s forever, and hope many artists and songwriters will submit their contributions.

– MGP has always been an important showcase for Norwegian music. And with a starting point in the situation the music industry now stand up in, it’s more important than ever to safeguard this role, and showcase the breadth of Norwegian artists and newly written songs, ” says Resar.

More details about the MGP 2021 will be announced at a later date.