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Guri Schanke (IPA: [gʉ:ɾi skɑŋkɘ]) (Guri Annika Schanke, born December 14, 1961) is a Norwegian actress and singer. She is known in Norway for her acting career, and was part of the 2005 round of the Norwegian version of Dancing with the Stars, where she came in second.

Her debut as an actor came in 1982 on Oslo Nye Teater. Since then she has been part of a number of successful musicals, such as “Les Misérables”, “Summer in Tyrol” and “Annie Get Your Gun”. She has taken part in a number of TV show and productions, for example the Norwegian TV series Hotel Cæsar. She has been married to Øivind Blunck since 1991.

Every year, between Christmas and New Year’s Eve, the Norwegian TV channel NRK airs the televised musical theatre comedy The Spanish Fly (1990), also starring Guri Schanke and her then future to be husband, Øivind Blunck.

Guri won the 2007 Norsk Melodi Grand Prix with her song “Ven a bailar conmigo” written by Thomas G:son. Guri, won Norsk Melodi Grand Prix 2007 with 108 541 votes, which was 30 000 votes more than the song in 2nd place. Thanks to her win in Oslo in NMGP, Guri represented Norway in the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest.


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  • Fleseastorm

    I personally loved Ven A Bailar Conmigo. It was awesome [2]

    28 Feb 2012 Reply
  • Turklandic_Boy

    Guri Schalke 04 :)

    31 Jul 2010 Reply
  • TippinMyStuff


    8 Mar 2009 Reply
  • Maaian

    I personally loved Ven A Bailar Conmigo. It was awesome

    9 Feb 2009 Reply
  • codziennie

    ven a bailar conmigo was a funny song

    16 Jul 2008 Reply
  • brtkrbzhnv

    This is why people hate Norway; this is why people hate the Eurovision.

    12 Jan 2008 Reply
  • AskSan

    It was nice !

    9 Dec 2007 Reply
  • LarkCGN

    That was really trash. ;-)

    27 Sep 2007 Reply
  • Cypher303

    Latin music from Norway, oh God, really weird entry, let's name it this way... You've got Flunk, Slowpho, so many truly great music there in Norway, and you send on Eurovision something like this? :P

    17 Sep 2007 Reply
  • Katy_Koldun

    Stupid song! A copy of portugal's entry... She looks like a chiken singing! Our performance on stage was better than norway... In Portugal, we can have lots of pimba music, but this year portugal should have been qualified...

    16 Jul 2007 Reply
  • DemonicTutor

    OMG, this song is sucky and Guri really can't sing, only the Turks & Greeks sucked more.

    15 May 2007 Reply
  • iRemTheOttoman

    what an interesting name Guri? and yes, she was very good last night :(

    11 May 2007 Reply
  • Serenity-Lulie

    She DEFINATELY should have qualified. Absolutely gutted! Alot better than some of the utter rubbish that got through :'(

    11 May 2007 Reply
  • Rayffle

    I liked her perfomance... she should have been qualified :(

    11 May 2007 Reply

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