Details of Sweden’s Melfest 2018 Revealed!

Sweden’s Eurovision selection competition Melodifestivalen is one of the most anticipated events in the Eurovision calendar. Spanning over six weeks and six major Swedish cities, the competition is a celebration of Schlager, a coup d’etat of kitsch and just downright fun. Today the details for the 2018 edition were revealed. Continue reading

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Details of Melodifestivalen 2017 Unveiled

Melodifestivalen 2017 Eurovision NIThe schedule for Sweden’s 2017 Eurovision selection, Melodifestivalen has been unveiled earlier today. As always 28 acts will compete over four semi finals, with two advancing directly to the final from each show and a further two from each will compete again in the Andra Chasen (or second chance) show. Continue reading

Melfest Show 4: Results!

Sweden Eurovision 2016Melodifestivalen, Sweden’s Eurovision Selection, continued tonight with the fourth show live from Galve. Seven acts performed in this heat but there was only two spots in the final and a further two places for them to compete in the Second Chance Show.
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Poll Results: Norway, Finland and Sweden Results!

Norway Finland Sweden Eurovision 2016Eurovision fans will be spoilt for choice tonight with seven Eurovision selection shows to chose from. Among these shows are three of the Scandinavian nations with Finland and Norway both hosting the final of their national selections and Sweden who will deliver the fourth of their Melodifestivalen shows. All of these shows will kick off at 20:00 CET tonight, but before they do, we reveal who has topped each of the nation’s polls. Continue reading

Lisa Ajax and Oscar Zia Advance to Melfest Final!

Lisa Ajax Sweden 2016Melfest Show 3 took place on Saturday night in Norrköping’s Himmelstalundshallen and was hosted again by Gina Dirawi. This week however Dirawi was joined by guest host Henrik Schyffert. Two spots were up for grabs in the Final and another two places in the Second Chance Show.

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Melfest Show 2: Results!

David Lindgren Sweden Eurovision 2016Melodifestivalen, Sweden’s Eurovision Selection, continued tonight with the second show live from Malmo. Seven acts performed in this heat but there was only two spots in the final and a further two places for them to compete in the Second Chance Show.
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Poll Results: Melfest Show 2!

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With just moments to go until Melfest show 2 kicks off in Malmo, we take a look at the results of our poll. So who is on top?
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Listen! Melfest Heat 2 Songs Revealed!

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Melodifestivalen 2016 continues this weekend with the second show taking place in Malmo from 8pm CET. The show will feature seven competitors and will be hosted by Gina Dirawi and due to a sponsorship conflict, Charlotte Pirelli will not co-host but instead will give a special guest performance. We got a sneak peek at all seven songs earlier today. Read on to listen and vote for your favourite in our poll.
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Melodifestivalen Show 1: Results!

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Melodifestivalen 2016 kicked off in style tonight with the first of their live semi finals from Gothenbergs’s Scandinavium. Presenter Gina Dirawi was joined by presenting legend Petra Mede who performed the opening number of the show.

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Melfest Controversy: Anna Book Disqualified!

Anna Book DisqualifiedMelfest got off to a rocky start with it being reported earlier this week that co-host Charlotte Pirelli had to be pulled from her presenting duties due to an existing contract with a commercial advertiser, against the rules of the Melfest contract stipulations.

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