a-ha and their jury members have now decided on the final eight bands and artists that will be competing for the four talent grants of 1 million kroner each in Norway this summer.
They are: Shining, Hanne Hukkelberg, Moddi, Adjagas, Casiokids, Lars Vaular, Susanne Sundfør og Pink Robots.
The eight finalists were chosen from a list of 50 candidates, which can be seen at the bottom of this article.
“There were suprisingly similar reactions and enthusiasm toward some of the acts – and then there were split opinions on some of the others“, Magne tells VG today.
– Did it turn into loud discussions?
“Yes, we always have loud discussion“, Magne laughs.