18 May 2024
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Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 5!

Melfest has reached its 5th week, and with this year’s new format it means we are still getting six new contestants, bringing the total up to 30. After the two entries going straight to the final have been picked, the 3rd and 4th places will get to be a part of the final qualification with […]

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Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 3!

We are already on the third week of Melodifestivalen, the music extravaganza that has most Swedes transfixed every Saturday for six weeks. The song competition is an institution in itself, but it also results in finding the Swedish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Malmö this May. There are another six […]

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Melodifestivalen 2024 – Get Ready for Heat 2!

We are on to the second week of Melodifestivalen, the music bonanza that has the Swedes benched in front of their TVs on Saturdays for six weeks straight. The whole thing is geared to find the Swedish representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Malmö this May. There are another six […]

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Can anybody threaten a Loreen victory at Melfest?

So we have at last come to the climax of the six week Melodifestivalen tour that is aimed at finding a Swedish representative for Eurovision. The final at Friends Arena in Stockholm includes 12 songs, most of which deserve to be in the final. But is there anybody who could even dream of winning beside […]

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Melodifestivalen 2023 – Did they save the best for last?

So we have come to the last of the four preliminary heats of Melodifestivalen and are thus getting the entries from the remaining seven contestants. Eurovision queen Loreen’s return is having ESC fans all hyped up, and for good reason. Last week saw very expectedly Marcus & Martinus going straight to the final, joined by […]

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Melodifestivalen 2023 – Get ready for heat 3!

Last week’s second heat saw the Ukrainian talent Maria Sur getting the most votes with her belter of a survival ballad. And she is joined in the final by The Panetoz, who brought the dance party. Week 3 brings the touring Mello circus to Lidköping, and we have the next seven candidate vying for the […]

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Melodifestivalen 2023 – It’s time for Heat 2!

The first week of Melodifestivalen 2023 saw Jon Henrik Fjällgren with Arc North and Adam Woods going straight to the final as expected. And he will be joined by Tone Sekelius. The next seven contestants are up this Saturday in Linköping. Beside the actual qualification round, we can expect to see Linda Bentzing and Magnus […]

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Melodifestivalen 2023 kicks off with Heat 1

Can you believe it’s already time for Melodifestivalen?! The six-week music extravaganza is finally back on tour and the first heat of four is going to be held in Gothenburg on the 4th of February. So we will get to see the first seven of 28 entries competing for the Mello crown and for that […]

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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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