Norwegian Head of Delegation Stig Karlsen has confirmed to Norwegian Eurovision news website escNorge that final of Melodi Grand Prix 2022 will be held on February 19th 2022.
Stig Karlsen also confirmed that selection will use the format of five semi finals and grand final.
Dates for the selection are:
1st Semi Final-15th January 2022
2nd Semi Final-22nd January 2022
3rd Semi Final-29th January 2022
4th Semi Final-5th February 2022
5th Semi Final-12th February 2022
Grand Final-19th February
Venue of Melodi Grand Prix 2022 also not been announced yet and still unclear if the audience will be able to return to the contest.
Song submissions are currently on, deadline is currently set to 15th September 2021 and these are rules for the songs:
It is encouraged that registered entries have at least one Norwegian songwriter, as MGP wants to prioritize and promote Norwegian music life.
Each producer/songwriter can sign up for a maximum of three songs.
Everyone can sign up for songs, but artists must be 16 years old to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Songs must not exceed 3 minutes in length and cannot have been commercially released before September 1st 2021.
TIX won the Melodi Grand Prix 2021 with the song ”Fallen Angel” and represented Norway at Eurovision Song Contest 2021.
Currently we got 25 countries confirmed in Eurovision 2022 and these are:
Italy (Host Country)
Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is set take place in May but the dates has not been announced yet.