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Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002

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Country  Denmark
Selected entrant  Malene
Final result  24th, 7 points
Selection date(s)  9 February 2002
Selected song  "Tell Me Who You Are"
Selection process  Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2002

Denmark used the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2002 contest to select their entrant to the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia. The final was held at the Cirkusbygningen in Copenhagen on 9 February 2002 and was hosted by Michael Carøe and Signe Svendsen

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The winning song was chosen by 4 televoting regions, SMS voting and an expert jury in two rounds of voting — firstly to select the best 5 songs, and then to select the winner. The expert jury included composer of several Danish ESC entries Keld Heick, singer Gry Johansen (Denmark 1983) and singer Sanne Gottlieb (Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2000 and 2001).

The winner was Malene Mortensen with the song "Vis mig hvem du er" which was translated into English as "Tell Me Who You Are"

Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2002

The positions of the other five entries were never announced.

At Eurovision

Mortensen performed 14th on the night of the Eurovision Song Contest 2002, following Finland and preceding Bosnia and Herzegovina. Despite being one of the favourites to win, it only managed to receive 7 points coming last of 24 countries, forcing Denmark to skip the 2003 contest.

Points Awarded by Denmark

References

Denmark in the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 Wikipedia


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