Norway: Arianrhod Engebø and Staysman will present the Melodi Grand Prix 2023! – Eurovision News | Music
norwegian broadcaster NRK revealed that Arian Engebo and Stian Thorbjornsen will be the presenters of the Melodi Grand Prix 2023.
Arian has many presentations under his belt, having recently hosted this year’s VG-Lista Rådhusplassen. Engebø has also become a well-known voice of NRK in recent years. Together with Nate Kuhungathey have the radio program “StudioP3”. Stian “Staysman” Thorbjørnsen, participated in the Norwegian selection, once in 2015 with “In good pizza stekt”and more recently in 2021 as part of Helter Landeveiens.
So from “StudioP3” Stian, with a song specially written for the occasion, mentioned that he will be joined by Grand Prix hostess Melodi next year.
Staysman says he feels lucky to now lead the competition alongside someone who is as excited about the concept as he is.
It means that Kare Magnus Bergh will be out of the presentation role. He is the longest serving MGP presenter – twice as long as Odd Gryth who had six, from 1960 to 1965.
MGP will start on January 14 .
The Melodi Grand Prix is expected to follow a similar format to previous years, with the competition consisting of several semi-finals and a final. All results should be decided by public vote alone. Exact details on the format will be released in due course.
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