Entries by Andreas Papayiannakis

Sweden: Melodifestivalen Heat 3 peaked on TV lower than last week!

The third round of Melodifestivalen lost 100.000 viewers compared to the previous two, clocking in at 2.6 million. The second round grossed a bit more than 2.7 million viewers which was almost the same as the premiere of the Swedish national selection process, which was aired beginning of February from Malmö, Sweden. The show was […]

Sweden: Jacqline and Cazzi Opeia are the two direct finalists of the Third Heat of Melodifestivalen 2024!

Ninety minutes ago, the show for the Third Heat of Melodifestivalen 2024, started off on SVT and SVT Play. And we are here to share the results of the night with you! The two numbers that qualify directly to the finals are Jacqline and Cazzi Opeia which we will get to see perform their songs live, on the 9th of March, […]

Sweden: Demonstration in Stockholm against Israel in Eurovision! | Around 2000 people protest!

An estimated 1,500 to 2,000 people have gathered at Odenplan in Stockholm for the demonstration, according to a police officer on site. The procession went to Gustav Adolfs Torg where the Ministry for Foreign Affairs has its office. In the procession, several Palestinian flags were seen and the demonstrators chanted several slogans for Palestine. Many […]

Sweden: The betting odds, just a few moments before the Melodifestivalen 2024 Third Heat results!

Melodifestivalen 2024 Third Heat show will begin in a few moments, with the new competition format in place and will be aired on SVT and SVT Play. Six contestants will have to compete against each other tonight, in order to secure one of the direct finalist places, or if not directly qualifying to the finals to remain […]

Sweden: Edward af Sillén, scriptwriter of Eurovision 2024, inducted into the Melodifestivalen Hall of Fame!

After the success of Eurovision in 2013 and 2016, Edward af Sillén is preparing to once again hold the helm of the contest – as scriptwriters and also as director. In Saturday‘s competition from Växjö, the director, screenwriter and commentator Edward af Sillén is awarded the Hall of Fame award. From now on, he is […]

Sweden: The general rehearsal of the Third Heat of Melodifestivalen 2024! (Live)

The general rehearsal of the 3rd Heat of Melodifestivalen 2024 has just started. We are happy to be watching it live, at Vida Arena in Växjö, Sweden. We will be covering this rehearsal, describing in detail what is happening during the show, for you to follow the entire process. This article is being updated in real-time, all you need to […]

Sweden: Watch clips from the rehearsals of the Melodifestivalen 2024 third heat!

As usual, a few hours before each Melodifestivalen heat, SVT published the rehearsal clips of all six competing artists of the third heat of February the 17th, taking place in Växjö. A while ago, the first 30 second rehearsal clips of the upcoming heat got published! You can watch the published clips, by clicking on the song title links […]

Sweden: Insight into the Melodifestivalen 2024 3rd heat songs! | SVT Pre-Listening Event

Melodifestivalen 2024 second show is on the forthcoming Saturday, February the 17th, which will take place at Vida Arena, in Växjö. The Pre-listening Process This year, we are invited to the pre-listening event that SVT holds every Tuesday at 10am CET, before each of the five heats of Melodifestivalen 2024, or as it is called “Förhandslyssningen“. Approximately 50 people, carefully selected by SVT are invited […]

Sweden: Listen to the song snippets of the third Heat of Melodifestivalen 2024!

As usual, a couple of days before each Melodifestivalen heat, SVT publishes snippets of all six competing songs of the heat. A while ago, the song snippets of the third heat got released. The competing songs of the third heat: “Effortless” – Jacqline CLICK TO LISTEN “Aldrig mer” – Clara Klingenström CLICK TO LISTEN “Take My Breath Away” – […]

Sweden: The lyrics of the songs competing at the third heat of Melodifestivalen 2024!

The upcoming heat of Melodifestivalen 2024 will take place next Saturday, February the 17th and will take place at Vida Arena in Växjö. A while ago, SVT, the Swedish national broadcaster released the lyrics of all six competing songs, of this upcoming heat.   You can read the lyrics of the competing songs down below: Effortless – Jacqline […]