20 Apr 2024
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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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Music News Swedish Culture

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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Music News Swedish Culture

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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Festivals Music Swedish Culture

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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Featured Music What's on: Stockholm

Rita Ora and other stars of Sommarkrysset

Sommarkrysset is a long-running summer entertainment format of Swedish TV4, going on its 13th season. It is broadcast live from the Gröna Lund amusement park on summer Saturdays, giving the music fans the chance to enjoy performances by Swedish and international artists either on location or through their TV screens. The programme also includes a […]

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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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Culture Lifestyle Music

Melodifestivalen: Your Guide to the Big Final

The travelling music extravaganza has been going on for five weeks already, and now it’s time for the big final of Melodifestivalen! Melodifestivalen is kind of a big deal. It may be the Swedish qualifications round for the Eurovision Song Contest, but it is so much more – and it is bigger than Eurovision here, […]

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