Already after the final in 2019, Alexandra Rotan and the others in KEiiNO knew that they were not done with Melodi Grand Prix (Norway’s national selection for ESC/red.) They wanted to try again, they just didn’t know when.Continue reading
One can almost feel the need for revenge in the studio now, because our three next guests…, almost won the ESC in 2019, after receiving the most public votes.
But they ended up in 6th place, so here are three people who can hardly wait for the MGP (ESC) to start again. We shall not talk a lot about what happened in 2019, but we have to go there as well of course. Welcome, Tom Hugo, Alexandra and Fred, you look so happy! How long have you waited for this week?
May 18th 2019: In Denmark, Karina Brandt lies worn out and sick in front of the TV. Then KEiiNO enters the stage in Tel Aviv. This evening her life changes.
By Kolbjørn Norvang å Wenche Maria Hætta
Translated by Karina Brandt
KEiiNO won the Melodi Grand Prix in 2019 and received the most audience votes in Eurovision. Now they are back with a song they think could take them all the way to the top in Europe.
– We are ready to show a new KEiiNO, says Fred Buljo, Alexandra Rotan and Tom Hugo Hermansen, better known as the group KEiiNO, almost in unison to Dagbladet.Continue reading
Toured with Alan Walker – now Alexandra Rotan (21) ready for MGPContinue reading
by John Berge, December 23rd, 2019 Oslo: The most important instrument for a vocalist, apart from the voice, is ofContinue reading
Tom Hugo and KEiiNO went on a mental downslide when corona cancelled everything. Friday they stream their release concert fromContinue reading
Artists in the Southern country have had the most challenging summer, ever, with an almost empty calendar and cancelled performances. So KEiiNO takes matters into own hands in the late summer.Continue reading
KEiiNO has recently toured the world and latest they have charmed Australia and audience in New York. the period after participating in Eurovision has been busy. For the very first time the group visited Fred René’s home village, Kautokeino last Friday and the band had a great time with the kids and youths on Báktehárji even though the circumstances were a little smaller than what they are used to.Continue reading
Since Christmas is coming closer, the band reveals that they are also going to play some Christmassy tones during tonight’s concert.
— They who come to the concert are going to hear our version of a known Christmas song. We just arrived from New York, so that’s a little hint, Tom Hugo says with a cheeky smile.Continue reading
— Every little movement KEiiNO does is looked at with sharp eyes. accusation s and threats are thrown at the trio, he writes. People try to force them to take a stand in something they don’t want to be a part of and I think that they first and foremost show diplomatic skills, Klemet Anders writes, who thinks this is meant to be a peace-building arrangement.Continue reading
— This shows that we have an audience also outside Norway, says KEiiNO’s Tom Hugo about the Eurovision-fifth-place. The Netherlands won, but Norway received most votes from the audience.Continue reading