Denmark – After a big live show in Denmark tonight, Emmelie de Forest was chosen as their representative for the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. She will go to Malmö in May to sing ‘Only Teardrops.’ After all ten finalists had performed their songs once, three were chosen for the superfinal; Simone, Emmelie de Forest and Mohamed Ali. Listen to the winning song!
Emmelie de Forest is 19 years old and has been singing for ten years. She has sung in church choirs and Steve Cameron’s gospel choir, and since Emmelie turned 14 she has been singing with the Scottish musician Fraser Neill. The song was written by Lise Cabble, Julia Fabrin Jakobsen, and Thomas Stengaard. Lise Cabble wrote A Friend in London‘s entry which finished 5th in 2011.
Denmark will take part in the first Semi-Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest on the 14th of May in Malmö Sweden.
- Denmark: National Final Tonight! (eurovisiontimes.wordpress.com)