Melfest is one of the most highly anticipated competitions of the Eurovision selection season. This week the Swedish broadcaster SVT revealed the all important running order of the heats.
The Mamas who were backing vocalists for Sweden’s Eurovision 2019 representative Jon Lundvik will kick off proceedings, singing ‘Move’ in the first heat which will take place in Linkoping. The first show will finish with firm favourite Felix Sandman singing his song ‘Boys With Emotions’. The other heats will be opened by Klara Hammarstrom, Mariette and Frida Ohrn while the subsequent three heats will all close with participants from Melfest 2019 Anna Bergendahl, Mohombi and Hanna Ferm. Check out the full line up below!
1 Feb- Heat 1- Saab Arena (Linköping)
- The Mamas- ‘Move’
- Suzi P- ‘Moves’
- Robin Bengtsson- ‘Take a Chance’
- Malou Prytz- ‘Ballerina’
- OVÖ- ‘Inga problem’
- Sonja Aldén- ‘Sluta aldrig gå’
- Felix Sandman- ‘Boys with Emotions’
8 Feb- Heat 2- Scandinavium (Gothenburg)
- Klara Hammarström- ‘Nobody’
- Thorsten Flinck- ‘Miraklernas tid’
- Dotter- ‘Bulletproof’
- Méndez- ‘Vamos amigos’
- Linda Bengtzing- ‘Alla mina sorger’
- Paul Rey- ‘Talking in my Sleep’
- Anna Bergendahl- ‘Kingdom Come’
15 Feb- Heat 3- Coop Norrbotten Arena (Luleå)
- Mariette- ‘Shout It Out’
- Albin Johnsén- ‘Livet börjar nu’
- Drängarna- ‘Piga och drang’
- Amanda Aasa- ‘Late’
- Anis Don Demina- ‘Vem är som oss’
- Faith Kakembo- ‘Crying Rivers’
- Mohombi- ‘Winners’
22 Feb- Heat 4- Malmö Arena (Malmö)
- Frida Öhrn- ‘We Are One’
- William Stridh- ‘Molnljus’
- Nanne Grönvall- ‘Carpool Kareoke’
- Victor Crone- ‘Troubled Waters’
- Ellen Benediktson & Simon Peyron- ‘Surface’
- Jakob Karlberg- ‘Om du tror att jag saknar dig’
- Hanna Ferm- ‘Brave’
29 Feb- Second Chance- Stiga Sports Arena (Eskilstuna)
The 8 songs that finish third and fourth in each of the heats will be given a second chance in this show to qualify for the final.
7 Mar- Final- Friends Arena (Stockholm)
8 artists will qualify directly from the 4 heats plus an additional 4 artists from the second chance show.
Eurovision NI will host a live screening of the Second Chance Show and the Grand Final in the American Bar in Belfast. For more info and to book your seat, visit our Eventbrite page.