Thorsten Flinck has been disqualified from competing in the upcoming second show of Melfest 2020 due to take place on Saturday due to an ongoing investigation where he is “charged criminally with unlawful threat and vandalism”.
Melfest is the Swedish selection show for Eurovision. It has a special place in every Eurofan’s heart. The schlager hit factory has been responsible for launching the careers of superstars like ABBA, Carola, Loreen, Mans Zelmerlow and Sanna Nielsen. A mainstay of the Eurovision calendar, the TV singing competition is set to be immortalised with a new Hall of Fame which will be launched by broadcaster SVT next month.
John Lundvik is the Swedish representative at Eurovision 2019. Find out more about the singer with our 10 Things About…John Lundvik!
John Lundvik has been crowned the winner of Melodifestivalen 2019. He won the contest earlier this evening with his song ‘Too Late For Love’. He will represent Sweden at Eurovision 2019.
Michael Rice will captain the UK’s ship at Eurovision 2019. Find out more about the singer with our 10 Things About…Michael Rice!
Everyone deserves a second chance, or as it goes in Melfest the acts that finished third and fourth in their semi finals get a second bite of the cherry in the fifth week of their Eurovision selection show. Eight artists returned to the stage in Nyköping on Saturday to face off for the four spots in next week’s final.
Sweden’s Melfest 2019 continued in Lidkoping this evening! Seven acts competed for the two spots in the final in March and the two spots in the second chance show next week.
Over the past four weeks, Sweden has treated us to 28 songs in their national final Melodifestivalen 2019. There have been some upsets with some of the fan favourites not qualifying for the final or the second chance shows and being eliminated from the contest. Nonetheless, now that we have heard all the songs in full, we are in a position to rate and rank them. Read on to find out which were our favourites from this year’s bunch!
The last of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen semi final shows will take place this weekend in the Sparbanken Lidköping Arena in Lidköping. Seven more acts will compete for the two places in the final and the two places in the second chance show which will take place over the next fortnight. Today broadcaster SVT revealed one minute snippets of the seven songs that will take part on Saturday night.
Sweden’s Melfest 2019 continued in Leksand this evening! Seven acts competed for the two spots in the final in March and the two spots in the second chance show the week prior to that.