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Scandalous Selections Part 2: How DO You Do A National Final?

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. In my previous article, I discussed how Sweden, Slovenia and Spain managed to select songs which were far from being the televoters’ favourites despite there being nominal 50% jury/50% televote voting systems. What …

Scandalous Selections Part 1: What Happened This Year?

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. 2017 seems to have certainly had its fair share of controversial National Final decisions. The first to really hit the headlines was the Spanish selection “Objetivo Eurovisión 2017” where the jury votes and …

Sweden: Melodifestivalen voting results in full

For a country whose population sits just shy of 10 million, it’s always impressive seeing just how much support the annual Melodifestivalen competition recieves. This year has been no different, with SVT revealing that over 13.5 million votes were cast in the contest’s grand final on Saturday – at least one vote per Swede! The full voting results of course …

Sweden: Our Melodifestivalen Winner Is Robin Bengtsson!

The Eurovision National Final Season, is coming to an end, and tonight we just had one of the very last national finals. We’ve reached the end of Melodifestivalen, and after 6 shows, our winner is Robin Bengtsson! The Grand Final! From a total of 4 semi-finals, and 1 Andra Chansen round, a total of 12 songs were standing left in …

Sweden: Benjamin Ingrosso “I’ve practiced more on my voice”

After winning a place in the final during Semi-Final 2, Benjamin Ingrosso is prepared for tonight’s performance. Benjamin won Lilla Melodifestivalen in 2006 with “Hej Sofia”. In 2014,he won the Swedish TV show Let’s Dance 2014, alongside his professional partner Sigrid Bernson. In October 2015,  he released his first single “Fall in Love”. Will Melodifestivalen 2017 be the third major competition that he will win? I …

Melodifestivalen final ahead of us

Melodifestivalen 2017 – Sweden’s national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest is in full swing at the Friends Arena in Stockholm. The winner will be decided again by a mixture of televoting (50%) and international juries (50%), and earlier today the countries that will be voting, along with their spokesmen, were revealed: Armenia – Iveta Mukuchyan Australia – Stephanie Werret United …

Sweden: Andra Chansen Poll closed. This is what you think

At 20:00 GMT, SVT will air the second chance show for Melodifestivalen. 4 duels will be presented tonight and 4 entries will processed to the final. We asked what our readers thought of the songs and who should win, and this is what #YOU thought: Duel 1: FO & O– Gotta Thing – 62.5% Duel 2: Lisa Ajax – I Don’t Give A – …

The biggest shock of Melfest 2017? It’s not quite what you think…

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. As the semi finals of Melodifestivalen close for another year, most Eurovision fans’ thoughts turn to the “Andra Chansen” (AC) round where, surprisingly, Loreen, the Eurovision winner from 2012, will be battling to …

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