Following the announced changes by EBU regarding the voting format in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool, SVT announces changes to the voting format of the fifth semi-final show, as published at the Melodifestivalen mobile app!
The broadcaster now scraps the group division at the fifth semi-final and all eight contestants will now have to face each other.
Points will be awarded from the viewing groups and the four entries with the highest points will advance to the final!
Expectedly, SVT will announce the complete the artist lineup for Melodifestivalen 2023 during digital press conferences on November 29 and 30.
The dates of Melodifestivalen 2023
- Heat 1: Gothenburg – Saturday 4 February 2023 (Scandinavium)
- Heat 2: Linköping – Saturday 11 February 2023 (Saab Arena)
- Heat 3: Lidköping – Saturday 18 February 2023 (Sparbanken Arena)
- Heat 4: Malmö – Saturday 25 February 2023 (Malmö Arena)
- Semi-final: Örnsköldsvik – Saturday 4 March 2023 (Hägglunds Arena)
- Final: Stockholm – Satuday 11 March 2023 (Friends Arena)
We remind you that Melodifestivalen 2023 is scheduled to take place between February 4th to March 11th and will be hosted by Jesper Rönndahl and Farah Abadi.
Melodifestivalen 2022 was won by Cornelia Jacobs with the song “Hold Me Closer”, representing Sweden in Eurovision 2022 and coming 4th with 438 points.
Who do you wanna see taking part in Melodifestivalen 2023? Tell us in the comments!