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”.
Join us for Sweden’s Eurovision selection show! We will be screening Melfest 2020’s Second Chance Show in Belfast’s the American Bar from 6:30pm on Saturday 29 February. Tickets are priced at £3 + Booking Fee and are available from our Eventbrite page.
Join us for Sweden’s Eurovision selection show! We will be screening Melfest 2020’s Grand Final in Belfast’s the American Bar from 6:30pm on Saturday 7 March. Tickets are priced at £3 + Booking Fee and are available from our Eventbrite page.
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!