DR will invite three to four artists to DMGP as wildcards while the rest of the songs will be chosen from the submissions by a professional jury. Below you find some of the rules, rest of them can be found here.
Either the composer, songwriter – or the performing artist must be Danish citizens or must have corresponding, strong relations to Denmark. (Residence in Denmark for a considerable number of years, marriage to or cohabitation with a Dane, etc.).
- Composers and songwriters may contribute one or more entries.
- Song can be in any language.
- The selection committee does not know the names of composers or songwriters when selecting the 6 compositions. Only after the selection of the 6 compositions the authors’ names etc. will be known, and they will then be summoned to a meeting about the initial preparations for the Danish National Song Contest 2013.
- The titles of the compositions, the names etc. of the composers and song writers will be published by DR in a press release or at a press meeting when all copyright owners have been contacted and binding agreements have been made.
National final will take place in early 2013, the exact date and place is still unknown.