SVT Announces Line Up For Melfest 2019!

Eurovision Guide 2019, News

Melfest is one of the most anticipated Eurovision selections of the season. The presenting line up was announced last month (Eric Saade, Sarah Dawn Finer, Kodjo Akolor and Marika Carlsson) and rumours have been rife as to which acts would compete in this year’s contest. Today’s announcement puts all those rumours to bed. Read on to find out which familiar faces will return to fight it out to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Loreen, Mans Zelmerlow and ABBA to represent Sweden at Eurovision in 2019.

SF1- Gothenburg (2 Feb)

Anna Bergendahl- ‘Ashes to Ashes’

Nano- ‘Chasing Rivers’

Mohombi- ‘Hello’

Zeana feat. Anis Don Demina- ‘Mina bränder’

Arja Saijonmaa- ‘Mina fyra årstider’

High15- ‘No Drama’

Wiktoria- ‘Not With Me’


SF2- Malmo (9 Feb)

Andreas Johnson- ‘Army of Us’

Hanna Ferm & LIAMOO- ‘Hold You’

Malou Trasthe Prytz- ‘I Do Me’

Oscar Enestad- ‘I Love It’

Jan Malmsjö- ‘Leva Livet’

Vlad Reiser- ‘Nakna i regnet’

Margaret- ‘Tempo’


SF3- Leksand (16 Feb)

Dolly Style- ‘Habibi’

Martin Stenmarck- ‘Låt Skiten Brinna’

Jon Henrik Fjällgren- ‘Norrsken’

Omar- ‘Om igen’

The Lovers of Valdaro- ‘Somebody Wants’

Lina Hedlund- ‘Victorious’

Rebecka Karlsson- ‘Who I Am’


SF4- Liskoping (23 Feb)

Arvingarna- ‘I Do’

Anton Hagman- ‘Känner dig’

Ann-Louise Hanson Bishara- ‘On My Own’

Pagan Fury- ‘Stormbringer’

Bishara Morad- ‘On my Own’

John Lundvik- ‘Too Late For Love’

Lisa Ajax- ‘Torn’


Two acts from each show will qualify directly to the final in Stockholm’s Friends Arena on 9 March. Two further acts from each show will be given a second chance, battling it out in the Andra Chansen show in Nykoping on 2 March. 4 of these will join the other eight finalists.

Fans will have to wait another couple of months before they will hear the songs. SVT usually supply a short snippet the week of the semi finals, before the songs debut in full on the live shows.

Which song are you most looking forward to hearing?

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