Melodi Grand Prix
The Melodi Grand Prix is the Norwegian preliminary decision to Euro Vision Song Contest.
It is held annually since 1960. Only three times was not Melodi Grand Prix:
The Melodi Grand Prix consists of three semi-finals, a second -chance round and a final. From 2013 onwards, there is the competition of three semi-finals from which the winners advance to the final 3. In addition, a jury awarded a wildcard for the final. The winner of the finals representing Norway at the Euro Vision Song Contest.
When Melodi Grand Prix 2009 came a new rule to use: The producers of the songs had come from Norway.