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Adult Fandom – Michelle Ritman

Like many others, I discovered KEiiNO during Eurovision 2019. During the Eurovision period, I watched quite some interviews and videos and I remember seeing and liking them a lot in those videos. During the final, I was talking over WhatsApp with friends, and I actually looked up what I said about them during the voting, which was “What is Norway doing so low?”. I’m still happy about the televote correcting the jury score to this day.

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Betsson: Our favourite for representing Norway

This year’s twelve finalists in the Melodi Grand Prix are ready, after the heavy metal act Jorn received the last gold card Monday evening. Only one of these is going to represent Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest, and Betsson’s bookmakers have received help from MGP expert Per Sundnes to assess various finalists’ chances of winning.

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Adult Fandom of KEiiNO – Virginia Kok

It was May 18 2019, the evening of the ESC final. My husband had to go early to bed because of his work and I was trying not to make a lot of noise. But then KEiiNO appeared on the screen with “Spirit in The Sky”. The volume was increased. I was sitting there, staring at the screen, it felt like I was in the audience and was cheering to “Spirit in The Sky”.

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Adult fandom of KEiiNO - Karina Brandt

Adult fandom of KEiiNO – Karina Brandt

Like so many others, I discovered KEiiNO in the Eurovision in Tel Aviv in 2019. Their music instantly ignited a flame inside me and made me want more. At that point I was most of the time in bed because of severe illness, so I spent a lot of time on my phone, reading articles and interviews about KEiiNO and the individual members, and the more I read, the more I felt alive. They all had stories of their own struggles to tell, and somehow reading all this while listening to “Spirit in the sky” and “Shallow”, which at that point were their only two songs, I came back to ‘life’ and after some months, where things really started to improve, I felt an urge to give them something somehow.

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