2018 Announcements Breaking News Latest News Sweden Sweden: Snippets from first semi-final released, vote in our poll! By Fernando Thomas Posted on February 1, 2018 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr At last, the perfect reward for those patient Eurofans who have survived the coldest harshest depths of the winter – Melodifestivalen is back! On Saturday, the first semi-final of the highly anticipated Swedish competition will kick-off on SVT. Just few hours ago, the broadcaster released one minute snippets from the songs that will compete in the first semi-final at the Löfbergs Arena, Karlstad, and each song can heard using the links below; Sigrid Bernson – Patrick Swayze John Lundvik – My Turn Renaida – All the Feels Edward Blom -Livet på en pinne Kikki Danielsson – Osby Tennessee Kamferdrops – Solen lever kvar hos dig Benjamin Ingrosso – Dance you off Two of these acts will qualify for the final in Friends Arena, Stockholm, with two more acts making it to the Andra Chansen round in Kristianstad Arena, Kristianstad. David Lindgren returns as host and will oversee the competition this year once more. It’s now time to have your say and to decide which songs #YOU like the sound of… which of these acts do #YOU think will make it through to the final? Vote in our poll below! Who do #YOU hope will represent Sweden in Eurovision? Share your thoughts with us on our forum HERE or join the discussion below and on social media!