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Sweden: Wiktoria and Mohombi head to the Melodifestivalen final!

Tonight, arguably the most popular national final Melodifestivalen kicked off in Gothenburg, Sweden. Among the 7 acts competing in tonight’s semi final, only High15 had never entered the national selection before, making this an impressive show all around. Adding to the spur of the night, we saw a semi final that was contained 2 songs written by Linnea Deb, 2 …

TONIGHT: Melodifestivalen returns, six eliminations shows across Europe

It’s Saturday, it’s February, so that can only mean that it’s another busy day in the Eurovision world! Six shows take place across Europe tonight, including the clarification of the finalists in Estonia and Latvia, the next round of Georgia’s selection, the conclusion of the heats in Hungary and Lithuania… and the small matter of the return of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen! …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Lys Assia In 2018, we lost the First Lady of Eurovision herself, Lys Assia. Born Rosa Mina Scharer in 1924, Assia started off as a dancer …

Sweden: Meet the 2019 Melodifestivalen Participants

SVT is gearing up for the upcoming Melodifestivalen season, with the first Semi-Final starting on the 2nd of February 2019. This morning SVT held a press conference to present us with the participants as follows : Semi Final 1 – Gothenburg – 2nd February Anna Bergendahl – “Ashes to Ashes” Nano – “Chasing Rivers” Mohombi – “Hello” Zeana feat. Anis Don …

Sweden: High expectations for Melodifestivalen 2019 (Part 2)

To read part one of our rumour round-up, click HERE. With the announcement of this year’s Melodifestivalen stars set to take place tomorrow morning, we take a look at the strongest rumours and potential artists to fight for Sweden’s ticket to Tel Aviv! Who do #YOU want to see? Lina Hedlund The name alone may not be familiar, but the …

Sweden: High expectations for Melodifestivalen 2019 (Part 1)

It’s all gearing up in Sweden for the next edition of Melodifestivalen. Tomorrow the official artists and song titles announcement is expected, and the Eurovision community can’t wait! What do we know so far?  The 58th edition of the competition will be held between 2nd February and 9th March 2019. Gothenburg, Malmö, Leksand & Lidköping will host the semi-finals while Nyköping will host the second …

2019 National final updates for Montenegro, Greece, France and Sweden

Throughout the past few days, it seems like Eurovision news has been flowing in from every corner of Europe. You might have missed it, but we have received some updates regarding the processes intended for selecting Montenegro, Greece, and France’s representatives for Tel Aviv. Additionally, there has been buzz circulating about a certain group of artists returning for Sweden’s 2019 …

Lisbon LIVE – Hungary, Latvia, Sweden & Montenegro reviews (Day 7)

After lunch, four more countries competing in the second semi-final took to the Altice Arena staging to rehearse once more and polish up their acts. Hungary, Latvia, Sweden and Montenegro were the countries in the afternoon session. Did #YOU miss any of these rehearsals? Have no worries, because we’ve archived our live stream below for your viewing please and included …

Lisbon LIVE – Latvia, Sweden and Montenegro reviews (Day 4)

Today’s second round of rehearsals came from Latvia, Sweden and Montenegro. If #YOU haven’t been able to tune in our live stream, you will find here everything you need to know about these countries and their performances! LATVIA – Laura Rizzotto – Funny Girl Much the same as Supernova’s winning performance, Laura Rizzotto wears a much shorter and lacier red dress …

The ESC United “Expert” Panel 2018 – Sweden

We’re almost ready to dissect one of the most scrutinised entry of each year in Sweden, but we must remain with their Nordic counterpart for now. What did #YOU think of the Iceland entry? Sammy (Forum) – “The song may be dated or even kitsch. He’s adorable” Citelis (Forum) – “It’s not that bad! It’s outdated for sure and doesn’t …

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