18 Jul 2024
Ace Wilder
Music Swedish Culture

Melodifestivalen 2017 – Your Guide to the Grand Final

The Swedes take their Melodifestivalen seriously, the six week music entertainment bonanza is so much more than just the national Eurovision qualifications. Around three and a half million Swedes are expected to be watching the finals on Saturday, and breaking records in the number of votes given.  This year the playing field looks very even […]

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Melodifestivalen 2017: Let the show begin!

It’s finally time to kick off the Melodifestivalen circus once again! Are you as excited as we are? We’ll be glued to the TV sofa the next six Saturdays, just like a couple of a million others in Sweden. Melodifestivalen is a BIG DEAL in Sweden. Last year’s final was seen by almost 3,5 million […]

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Culture Music Swedish Culture

Melodifestivalen: Your Guide to the 2016 Final

The travelling music extravaganza we lovingly know as MELLO is reaching its climax on Saturday the 12th of March. Here’s your guide to the big final of Melodifestivalen! Melodifestivalen is a very big deal in Sweden. Even though it is the Swedish qualifications round for the Eurovision Song Contest, it is bigger than Eurovision – […]

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Community Culture Music Swedish Culture

Time to kick off the Melodifestivalen circus!

In case you haven’t understood it as yet, Melodifestivalen is a BIG DEAL in Sweden . Last year’s final was the most watched TV programme of the year, all categories, with almost 3,8 million viewers (of a 10 million population). In comparison, the Eurovision Song Contest final – with a Swedish winner – “only” had […]

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Culture Music

Year in Music 2015: YLC’s 15 Swedish Faves

It’s time to take stock of the amazing music year 2015, so YLC’s resident music enthusiast Nina Uddin has put together a throwback special of artists and songs that made a mark during the music year in Stockholm. Nina has also picked some of her photos of each artist from their 2015 live performances.  Putting […]

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Culture Friday Playlist Music

The Friday Playlist: Let’s Start a Riot

Once again we bring you the freshest Swedish music from the artists you simply NEED TO KNOW this autumn. So get those earphones on and CRANK IT UP!

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