Danish-Greenlandic singer Julie Berthelsen is the latest artist to be reported to be taking part in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2019.
Ekstra Bladet reports that Julie Berthelsen is set to take part in Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2019. The singer who was born in Denmark but grew up in Greenland is set to take to the DMGP stage according to the report. Julie rose to fame in Denmark after finishing second in the 2002 series of Popstars in Denmark, she has gone on to release five albums, of which two reached No.1.
Julie told Ekstra Bladet when asked for a comment that;
It would be fun to talk about, but at the moment I have no comments
While the Head of Entertainment at DR added;
She is a fantastic singer, and it will be nice to get a Greenlandic touch in the Grand Prix. Then we have to see if it will be in February
Julie is no stranger to Dansk Melodi Grand Prix having been one of the two hosts of the competition in 2010. In 2010 Denmark selected hanée and N’evergreen with the song “In A Moment Like This”.
Herning is set to host the final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix for a fifth time, as Denmark selects for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on February 23. Herning has proved a successful venue for producing strong results for Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest. In 2001, Rollo & King went on to finish 2nd at Eurovision, while 2013 winner Emmelie de Forest won Dansk Melodi Grand Prix when Herning hosted the national final.
Source: Ekstra Bladet
Denmark debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 alongside Austria and the United Kingdom. To date Denmark has won the contest on three occasions, the first being in 1963 when Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann performed “Dansevise”. Denmark won the contest again in 2000 represented by the Olsen Brothers, their most recent victory came in 2013 when Emmelie de Forest performed “Only Teardrops”. Denmark failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 and 2016.