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Poll Results: Benjamin Ingrosso & Renaida should qualify (Melodifestivalen 2018 SF 1)

Get ready for the most popular National Final Show: Melodifestivalen! The 2018 Edition is underway the first Semi Final is going to take place tonight. Sweden is one of the most successful countries in Eurovision and Melodifestivalen is watched by people from around the continent and the world. Seven acts will compete and at the end of the night, two …

Sweden: Snippets from first semi-final released, vote in our poll!

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 …

Sweden: Melodifestivalen Semi-Final 1 Lyrics & song details released

One of the most important events in the calendar for each Eurovision fan is Melodifestivalen, Sweden’s national final for Eurovision. Next Saturday, the first semifinal will kick off; 2 participants will go directly to the final, and 2 other participants will go to the second chance show. Ahead of this competition, SVT has released some details about the entries which …

Melodifestivalen Voting Changes: Too Much Power to the People?

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. Today the official Melodifestivalen Twitter account announced that the decision had been made to change the jury voting system used since 1999 from a 12-10-8-6-4-2-1 system to a Eurovision-style 12-10-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1. This means that …

Let The Public Decide… Or Not?

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. The trees are up, you’ve heard the same old songs one hundred times already and you’ve not even got to open THIS year’s pair of socks from some almost-forgotten aunt, yet the 2018 …

Måns Zelmerlöw to become a father

Sweden’s hero in 2015, Mans Zelmerlow, has announced that he is set to have a “small hero” of his own this evening, and has confirmed on Facebook that he is expecting a baby with his fiancée, British actress Ciara Janson. The couple began dating last year and got engaged in June of this year. Zelmerlöw has since relocated to the …

Melodifestivalen 2018: These are the participants

SVT is gearing up for the upcoming Melodifestivalen season, which the first Semi-Final will start on the 3rd February 2018. This morning SVT held a press conference to present us the The participants are as follows: 03/02/2018: Semi-final 1 – Karlstad, Löfbergs Arena Renaida – All the feels  (Laurell Barker, Jon Hällgren, Peter Barringer, Lukas Hällgren) Benjamin Ingrosso – Dance you off …

Melfest reveal: Rounding up the rumours for 2018

The biggest reveal of the national final season is just around the corner, and will surely kick start many fans’ rampant anticipation for Lisbon 2018 when the names of the lucky Swedish performers are revealed on Tuesday 28th November. A lot of familiar faces tend to return to the lineup each year alongside some exciting newcomers, so who is likely …

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