Denmark in the Eurovision Dance Contest

Denmark took part in the Eurovision Dance Contest in 2007 and 2008.

Denmark
Denmark
Member stationDR
National selection events
National Final
  • Dansk Danse Grand Prix
  • 2007
Internal Selection
  • 2008
Participation summary
Appearances2
First appearance2007
Best result6th, 2008
Worst result9th, 2007
External links
Denmark's page at Eurovision.tv

HistoryEdit

The couple representing the country in the first Eurovision Dance Contest in 2007, Mette Skou Elkjær and David Kim Ehlers Jørgensen, were chosen on a live national selection event on 24 August 2007. The dances they performed at the contest were a Rumba to "Love Fool" by Olivia Ong, and a freestyle, to "LoveStoned/I Think She Knows" by Justin Timberlake.[1] Denmark came ninth after receiving 38 points from 10 countries.

In 2008, Denmark were represented by Patrick Spiegelberg and Katja Svensson, who were selected internally. Their routine was a lyrical jazz dance with elements of samba, tango and pasodoble. They danced to the Twin Peaks theme by Angelo Badalamenti, which was performed by The Daniel Caine orchestra and "Igen & Igen" by Nephew.[2] Denmark came sixth; despite receiving no 12 points, Denmark received the full 48 points from the jury.

The Third Eurovision Dance Contest has been cancelled indefinitely.[3]

ContestantsEdit

Table key
  Winner
  Second place
  Third place
  Last place
Year Couple Dances Place Points
2007 Mette Skou Elkjær and David Kim Ehlers Jørgensen Rumba and Showdance 9 38
2008 Patrick Spiegelberg and Katja Svensson Samba/Tango/Paso Doble/Jazz Dance 6 102

Voting historyEdit

Denmark has received the most points from...

Rank Country Points
1   Sweden 16
2   Lithuania 13
3   Finland 12
4   Portugal 11
5   Austria 8

Denmark has given the most points to...

Rank Country Points
1   Finland 16
=   Ireland 16
=   Poland 16
4   Sweden 15
5   Ukraine 14

Commentators and spokespersonsEdit

Year(s) Television commentator Dual television commentator Spokesperson
2007 Sisse Fisker Claus Larsen Louise Wolff
2008 Jens Blauenweldt

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Denmark in the Eurovision Dance Contest 2007".
  2. ^ "Denmark in the Eurovision Dance Contest 2008".
  3. ^ Granger, Anthony (29 May 2011). "What caused the death of the Eurovision Dance Contest?". Eurovoix.xom. Eurovoix.com. Retrieved 22 June 2014.