Lilla Melodifestivalen was the Swedish national final that selected the entry to represent Sweden in Melodi Grand Prix Nordic, a defunct song contest for Scandinavian singers aged 8 to 15. Between 2003 and 2005, Sweden sent its winners to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest (JESC), when MGP Nordic was not active. In 2006, Sweden's broadcaster withdrew itself from JESC, along with Denmark and Norway, continued to participate in MGP Nordic instead.
In 2010, SVT returned to the Junior Eurovision, so the winner goes to the big European competition. In 2015, Lilla Melodifestivalen was cancelled in order to put focus on a new singing contest called Supershowen. If Sweden were return to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in the future, they would use a new selection format to replace Lilla Melodifestivalen, as Supershowen runs from October to November.
|Year||Presenter(s)||Winning artist(s)||Winning song|
|2002||Josefine Sundström and Henry Chu||Sofie Larsson||"Superduperkillen"|
|2003||Victoria Dyring||The Honeypies||"Stoppa mig!"|
|2004||Magnus Carlsson and Mela Tesfazion||Limelights||"Varför jag?"|
|2005||Nanne Grönvall and Shan Atci||M+||"Gränslös kärlek"|
|2006||Anna Book and Kitty Jutbring||Benjamin Wahlgren||"Hej, Sofia!"|
|2007||Josefine Sundström and Måns Zelmerlöw||Sk8||"Min största första kärlek"|
|2008||Nassim Al Fakir||Linn Eriksson||"En sång från hjärtat"|
|2009||Ola Lindholm||Ulrik Munther||"En vanlig dag"|
|2012||Molly Sandén and Kim Ohlsson||Lova Sönnerbo||"Mitt mod"|
|2013||Behrang Miri and Kim Ohlsson||Elias Elffors Elfström||"Det är dit vi ska"|
|2014||Kim Ohlsson||Julia Kedhammar||"Du är inte ensam"|
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The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004 was the second edition of the annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest for young singers aged eight to fifteen. It was held on 20 November 2004, in Håkons Hall, Lillehammer, Norway and lasted 2 hours and 15 minutes. It was presented by Stian Barsnes Simonsen and Nadia Hasnaoui, broadcast in twenty countries and viewed by 100 million people. Eighteen countries participated, France and Switzerland participated for the first time.
MGP may refer to:
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest is a song competition which has been organised by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) annually since 2003 and is open exclusively to broadcasters that are members of the EBU. It is held in a different European city each year, however the same city can host the contest more than once.
Dansk Melodi Grand Prix is an annual music competition organised by Danish public broadcaster Danmarks Radio (DR), which determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Melodi Grand Prix, sometimes as Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix, commonly known as Grand Prix and MGP, is an annual music competition organised by Norwegian public broadcaster Norsk Rikskringkasting (NRK). It determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, and has been staged almost every year since 1960.
Melodi Grand Prix 2006 is the television show in which the Norwegian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 was chosen.
Denmark has competed in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest three times. Danish broadcaster DR hosted the first Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2003, having developed the contest's predecessor MGP Nordic.
Sweden has participated at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 11 times since its inception in 2003. Two broadcasters have been responsible for Sweden's entries at Junior Eurovision - from 2003 to 2005 Sveriges Television (SVT) was responsible, before withdrawing with other Nordic broadcasters. From 2006 to 2009, commercial broadcaster TV4 was responsible for Sweden's entry at the Junior Eurovision.
Melodi Grand Prix 2007 was the television show in which the Norwegian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 was chosen.
Melodi Grand Prix Junior, also spelled as MGP jr. and MGPjr, is a Norwegian television music competition for children between the ages of 8 and 15. The contestants sings primarily in Norwegian, but have also sung in Northern Sami, another language of Norway.
MGP Nordic was a Scandinavian song contest for children aged 8 to 15, organized by DR, NRK, SVT and Yle through Yle Fem. It originated as a 2000 spin-off of Denmark's Eurovision Song Contest national final known as De unges Melodi Grand Prix, but expanded to become MGP Nordic in 2002 with the addition of Norway and Sweden.
Söngvakeppnin is an annual music competition organised by Icelandic public broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RÚV). It determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest.
Norway was represented at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 by Maria Haukaas Storeng, performing the song "Hold On Be Strong". Storeng was chosen through the Norwegian national final, Melodi Grand Prix, organised by the Norsk rikskringkasting (NRK).
Melodi Grand Prix Nordic 2008 was the fourth Nordic Melodi Grand Prix, a Scandinavian song contest for children. The contest was held on November 29, 2008 in Aarhus, Denmark and the participating countries were Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Each country submitted two songs to participate in the first round with the top placing entry from each country proceeding to the super-final. The winner of the MGP Nordic 2008 was Norway's The BlackSheeps with "Oro jaska beana".
MGP Nordic 2002 was a singing competition eligible to singers from Denmark, Norway and Sweden. It took place on 27 April 2002 in Copenhagen, Denmark and was hosted by Camilla Ottesen, Stian Barsnes Simonsen and Josefin Sundström
Stian Barsnes-Simonsen is a Norwegian actor and television host of Amigo, Midt i smørøyet and Melodi Grand Prix.
MGP Junior is the Danish national final that selected the entry to represent Denmark in Melodi Grand Prix Nordic, a defunct song contest for Scandinavian children aged 8 to 15.
Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, began in 1960, the year of Norway's debut in the contest. It has been held almost every year since.
Sweden will compete in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2010, with Swedish broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT) returning to organise the Swedish entry for the first time since 2006, after TV4 withdrew from the contest. An internal selection was used to select the 7th Swedish entry in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, with Josefine Ridell being selected to sing "Allt jag vill ha" at the contest in Minsk, Belarus.
Jens Ulrik Munther is a Swedish singer-songwriter, actor and multi-instrumentalist signed to Universal Music Sweden. His debut studio album Ulrik Munther, was released on 24 August 2011 and peaked to number 1 in Sweden. His second studio album Rooftop, was released on 6 March 2013 and peaked to number 4 in Sweden.