This week we fire the starting gun on the race towards the 2022 Song Contest! Our panel of Superfans launch themselves into review season with the first three entries for Turin, one of you picks an Irish winner as your fan favourite, and our Triple Play takes us to Denmark…
Denmark has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 50 times, making its first appearance in 1957. Having competed in ten consecutive contests until 1966, Denmark was absent for eleven consecutive contests from 1967 to 1977. Since 1978, it has been absent from only four contests. Denmark has won the contest three times: in 1963, 2000 and 2013. The Danish national selection for the contest is the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix.
This Weeks Highlights
We Are DomiContest Contender
We Are Domi, formerly known as DOMI, is a Czech-Norwegian electropop band formed in Leeds, United Kingdom in 2016. The band consists of lead vocalist Dominika Hašková, guitarist Casper Hatlestad, and keyboardist Benjamin Rekstad. The three met during their studies at the Leeds College of Music.
Linda Martin is a singer and television presenter from Northern Ireland. She is best known in Europe as the winner of the 1992 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Why Me?”, and in Ireland as a member of the 1970s/1980s band Chips. She has presented the RTÉ quiz show The Lyrics Board, one of the broadcaster’s more popular formats. She served as one of Louis Walsh’s behind-the-scenes team on the first series of ITV’s The X Factor. She also served as a judge on the first, second and fourth seasons of RTÉ’s You’re a Star and on Charity You’re a Star in summer 2005 and summer 2006.
|1||Listen To Your Heartbeat||Friends||2001 Sweden|
|2||Even If||Andy Abraham||2008 United Kingdom|
|3||Disco Tango||Tommy Seebach||1979 Denmark|
|4||Tell Me Who You Are||Malene Winther Mortensen||2002 Denmark|
|5||Love Is Forever||Leonora||2019 Denmark|
|6||Ey Sham||Ilanit||1973 Israel|
|7||Intention||Intelligent Music Project||2022 Bulgaria|
|8||Sekret||Ronela Hajati||2022 Albania|
|9||In A Woman’s Heart||Miriam Christine||1996 Malta|
|10||Lights Off||We Are Domi||2022 Czech Republic|
|11||My Galileo||Alexandra & Konstantin||2004 Belarus|
|12||Why Me||Linda Martin||1992 Ireland|