Sweden: Carina Berg will officially host Melodifestivalen 2024!

A few moments ago, SVT revealed the host of the shows of Melodifestivalen 2024, on their press release! It is now known that Björn Gustafsson will not be one of the leaders of the shows of the tour. Carina Berg is now officially announced as the host the shows of the tour this year!

Who is Carina Berg?

Carina Berg, has since 2012 been associated with Discovery and Kanal 5 and has made a variety of series, by herself or with partner Christine Meltzer, such as “Berg & Meltzer in America“, “A Job for Berg“, “Berg & Meltzer at the Oscars“, “The World’s Toughest Job with Carina Berg” and “Berg’s Dream House“.

In August, however, it became known that Berg had left his exclusive contract with Kanal 5 to freelance and host the Childhood Cancer Gala on Viaplay and TV3.

However, will Björn Gustafsson be involved at all in the shows of this year’s Swedish national selection process? As you may have already read here, Björn will take part in this year’s SVT production as a sidekick of Carina Berg, according to Aftonbladet. However this information is not yet confirmed by SVT.

Who is Björn Gustafsson

In 2008, Carina Berg was married to Kristian Luuk, who was the leader of the Eurovision Song Contest at the time. Björn Gustafsson was his sidekick and in an acclaimed intermission he performed his “Kärlekssång till Carina Berg” (“Lovesong to Carina Berg“) where he tried to convince her to dump her husband for him. He also presented the Swedish vote the very same year, at the Eurovision Song Contest.

The song became the comedian’s and actor’s big breakthrough and since then he has been named Sweden‘s funniest man, and made both Swedish and international careers with films such as “Spy” and roles in the TV series “People of earth“, “Clark” and the TV4 series about Ture Sventon.

The schedule for the six shows of the Melodifestivalen 2024 tour

  • Heat 1: Saturday 3 February 2024, Malmö Arena, Malmö
  • Heat 2: Saturday 10 February 2024, Scandinavium, Göteborg
  • Heat 3: Saturday 17 February 2024, Vida Arena, Växjö
  • Heat 4: Saturday 24 February 2024, Stiga Sports Arena, Eskilstuna
  • Heat 5: Saturday 2 March 2024, Löfbergs Arena, Karlstad
  • Final: Saturday 9 March 2024, Friends Arena, Stockholm – Solna

Source: SVT Pressrummet
Photo: Morgon Norman/SVT

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