4 Mar 2024
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Melodifestivalen 2021 – the Grand Finale!

How quickly did that five weeks of preliminary rounds go? It is already time for the Grand Finale of Melodifestivalen, the Pandemic Edition. Be sure to tune in on Saturday the 13th March at 8pm CET – this year SVT is treating international fans to actual live commentary in English! Each show has had different […]

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Time for Melodifestivalen Heat 4!

Last week saw Tusse and Charlotte Perrelli advancing straight to the final, and now we are getting to see and hear the last seven of this year’s contestants. That means by the end of the evening we will have heard Sweden’s Eurovision entry – but we’ll still need to wait two weeks before finding out […]

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Time for Melodifestivalen Heat 3!

Last week’s second heat gave us Dotter straight to the final, and that’s basically all we were asking for, as she was in a league of her own… She will be joined by Anton Ewald, in case you missed it. This week’s heat is looking slightly weaker, but if you are into schlager or rock, […]

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Dotter is back! Melodifestivalen Heat 2

Melodifestivalen made its highly anticipated return last week and things are naturally looking rather different than usual in the age of the pandemic. The music and the artists have taken the main role, as they well should, when there is no live audience. The first heat saw Danny Saucedo and Arvingarna go straight to the final, […]

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Time for Melodifestivalen! Heat 1

We may still be in the middle of the pandemic, but the people need their entertainment, right?! Maybe now more than ever, when we can’t get to any live events… So Melodifestivalen will bring the party to the Swedish homes on six Saturdays, starting on the 6th of February and climaxing with the grand final […]

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Celebrate Sweden’s National Day

Even though the celebration of Sweden’s national day on June 6 only became an official public holiday in 2005 it has now become one of Sweden’s most anticipated holidays and days of celebration. Although this year the celebrations may be a little bit dampened due to the need of staying away from large gatherings, there are […]

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Melodifestivalen 2020 – Time for the final!

The six-week Swedish Eurovision qualification is reaching its climax on Saturday night when the 12 finalists go up on stage at Friends Arena in Stockholm. Here are our pictures from the final rehearsals. This year it’s really been time for the female artists to shine, and we are not just talking about Dotter, who is […]

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WHAT’S ON STOCKHOLM: March 2020

Hello March, we’ve been waiting for you! Always hoping that this month will bring the blooming of an anticipated spring, lots of events and happenings lining up to take us into bright rides of joy and expectation. Here’s a round up of hand-picked events and experiences for you to glide into spring in style. SEASONAL […]

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Melodifestivalen 2020 – Get ready for heat 4!

Melodifestivalen has reached its fourth week, which means we will have heard all the Eurovision aspirants by Saturday. Here we will take a look at what to expect as the acts have now come to Malmö.  Last week we saw Mariette and Mohombi taking their spots straight to the final. That made Mariette historic, as […]

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Melodifestivalen 2020 – Get ready for Heat 3!

The music extravaganza that is Melodifestivalen has been keeping people glued to their TV sets on Saturday evenings. We are already in week three, so we are going to take a look at what to expect and the acts currently up north in Luleå on the touring musical circus.  Last week we saw two amazing […]

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