22 Jun 2024
Felix Sandman
Culture Festivals Music News Swedish Culture

Melodifestivalen 2020 – Get ready for Heat 1

It’s that time of the year again… Can you believe we are already at the start of the Mello season? The music extravaganza is attracting something like three million Swedes every Saturday for the next six weeks, benched in front of their TVs with the whole family, or putting on fun schlager parties with their […]

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In Pictures: Rockbjörnen 2019

The Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet has been arranging the Rockbjörnen award show for 40 years(!) now. The awards put an emphasis on best live acts, beside picking songs of the year as well as most devoted fans… The prizes are voted on by the fans tehmselves, so they are a good indicator of what really is […]

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Music New Music Friday

New Music Friday: Magical collab from Rhys and Felix

Ahead of the release of Rhys’s debut album on the 28th September, we are getting another fabulous single called Starfish, and the video is released on the same day as well. On this one Rhys has teamed up with Felix Sandman, who also just released his debut album last week. A great pairing, the two […]

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In Pictures: Melodifestivalen After Party

Benjamin Ingrosso was crowned the winner of Melodifestivalen and he will get to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon. After the results were announced, Melodifestivalen stars and other celebrities headed to the after party, which went on to the wee hours of the morning. We bring you some photos from the red […]

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In Pictures: Melodifestivalen finalists

Ahead of the Grand Final, we have had the chance to hang around at the arena with Melodifestivalen stars during their rehearsals and press conferences. Here are a few pictures of the stars of the show, in the starting order of the final. Also – don’t forget to read our guide to the final with […]

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Festivals Music Swedish Culture

Melodifestivalen 2018 – Your guide to the Grand Final

The Mello season consisting of six weeks of touring music entertainment from various locations around Sweden is reaching its climax. The final once again takes place at the Friends Arena in Stockholm, and at the end of Saturday’s programme, we will know who will represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. As you should know […]

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Melodifestivalen: Ahead of heat 4

Last week’s third Mello heat brought quite a shock, when our (and the bookies’) early favorite Dotter had to leave the competition. The direct qualifiers were the oh-so-mediocre Martin Almgren and the first female artist to reach the final (about time!), Jessica Anderson. But let’s turn to the fourth and final heat and see if […]

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