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Sweden: Listen to the song snippets of the fourth 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 fourth heat got released.

The competing songs of the fourth heat:

In the meantime, you can read through the lyrics of all six competing songs of this heat in our previous article.

Carina Berg is the host of all the shows of the tour this year! With the next show of the contest on Saturday February the 24th, Melodifestivalen will take place in Eskilstuna, then Karlstad follows and finally the final show in Stockholm on the 9th of March.

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

Which two of the above artists do you think will be the direct qualifiers to the finals? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Sweden: Insight into the Melodifestivalen 2024 4th heat songs! | SVT Pre-Listening Event

Melodifestivalen 2024 second show is on the forthcoming Saturday, February the 24th, which will take place at Stiga Sports Arena, in Eskilstuna.

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 to listen the entire songs of each heat in the pre-listening events. So, we had the chance to listen to the entire running order of this week’s heat twice.

But how do the songs of this heat sound like?

    • Done Getting Over You” – Albin Tingwall

    Reminds me of Bengtsson‘s “Innocent Love“. Although I like it and I find it really pleasant, it doesn’t sound special to me, it just doesn’t click. At some point it sounds like two separate songs, but gets back on track. First key change of the week.

    Photo: Janne Danielsson/SVT


    • 30 km/h” – Lia Larsson

    Epadunk as Lia has gotten us used to. It is catchy, I like it more than Fröken Snusk‘s or Samir and Viktor‘s entries. I would like to see how it’s gonna get staged. Shoutout to My Söderholm, who is one of the writers of the song and that’s her first ever Mello-contribution as a writer.

    Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson/SVT


    • It’s Not Easy to Write a Love Song” – Dotter

    Bullet’s on the ground“? Is that a reference to “Bulletproof“? It is certainly not “Bulletproof” vol 2. While I like how it sounds like, it is not what I would expect. Vocals on point, love the piano part but, for me, that’s pretty much it. Certainly not a winning song. Piano mid-tempo ballad. Will most likely be a DTF, just because she is Dotter.

    Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson/SVT


    • Circus X” – SCARLET

    Dark, pop and dance is the theme of this song. Could definitely be a theme song of Wednesday, the Netflix series. I like the vibe and it sounds very exciting. Looking forward to seeing how it will be staged.

    Photo: Magnus Liam Karlsson/SVT


    • En sång om sommaren” – Lasse Stefanz

    In one word: “dansbandsmusik“. Swedish country/folk song for the summer. Certainly not my cup of tea. Could be fun to listen to or watch but if it was for me, this wouldn’t qualify. Strangely enough, Swedes like it a lot. Let’s see what happens.

    Photo: Anders Norrsell/SVT


    • Happy That You Found Me” – Danny Saucedo

Keyboard intro reminds me of Guetta‘s “When Love Takes Over“. It is sth between “Amazing” and “In the Club“. Dance pop but so Swedish House Mafia like and so 2025. Totally my style. Danny is back to win the whole thing, but I need to see the staging first. If he is alone on stage, he might need support on the visuals and camera shots.

Photo: Janne Danielsson/SVT


Our thoughts

  • Albin‘s song is a nice heat-opener, but will probably not qualify.
  • Lia sings “Bilen glider fram som en dalahäst“? Is this a “Rid mig som en dalahästFröken Snusk hit reference? So catchy, will most likely stay in the competition, it is the first epadunk song that I actually enjoyed listening to.
  • Dotter‘s song sounds more than 3 mins. I definitely like it, but I don’t see it as a contender for the win. She will probably go ‘direkt till final‘, but just because she is Dotter.
  • Additionally, I think SCARLET will be the suprise of the week, their song sounds quite like two separate songs as well, maybe? It all depends on the staging, whether Swedes will vote for it or not.
  • Sorry, I love Sweden too much but En sång om sommaren is definitely not a song for me.
  • Finally, “Happy That You Found Me”, could be the winner of this year’s Melodifestivalen. But I’m afraid he could again pull a 2011 and 2012, as in placing second. My favourite of the bunch this week, in any case. Give a listen to “Don’t you worry child“, make it a bit more 2024, there you have the song.

Tomorrow morning, you will get the chance to listen to a 30 second snippet of each of the six songs.

The show

Carina Berg is the host of all the shows of the tour this year! With the next show of the contest on Saturday February the 24th, Melodifestivalen will take place in Eskilstuna, then Karlstad follows and finally the final show in Stockholm on the 9th of March.

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

Which two of the above artists do you think will be the direct qualifiers to the finals? Let us know in the comments section below.

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

The upcoming heat of Melodifestivalen 2024 will take place next Saturday, February the 24th and will take place at Stiga Sports Arena in Eskilstuna.

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:

  • Done Getting Over You” – Albin Tingwall

For two hundred and one days you were mine

Back and forth yeah it’s been a hell of a ride

Looking back on how it all started

I should’ve known you were stone cold hearted

No matter how I try to win I lose

Won’t you take me home

No matter what you do

I run right back to you

Won’t you take me home

If you want my love

Just tell me what to do

I’m so done getting over

Yoooooou

I’m so done getting over

Yoooooou

I’m so done

For two hundred and one days you were mine

Take me back to the days we were doin’ just fine

Now I wonder how it all started

I should’ve known you were stone cold hearted

If you tell me it’s over, what’s the use

Won’t you take me home

No matter what you do

I run right back to you

Won’t you take me home

If you want my love

Just tell me what to do

I’m so done getting over

Yoooooou

I’m so done getting over

Yoooooou

I’m so done

(Take me home)

I’m so done being broken hearted

(Take me home)

(Take me home)

I’m so done being broken hearted

(Take me home)

Oh won’t you take me home

No matter what you do

I run right back to you (run back)

Won’t you take me home

(Take me home)

If you want my love

Just tell me what to do

I’m so done getting over

(Take me home)

Yoooooou

(Take me home)

I’m so done getting over

(Take me home)

Yoooooou

(Take me home)

I’m so done getting over you


  • 30 km/h” – Lia Larsson

Jeans och väst

Vi ska på fest

Bilen glider fram som en dalahäst

Vi pumpar bas

I våran fas

Rullar fram på gatorna med öppet tak

Chilla

Det finns ingen som får köra om

Chilla

Trots att kön är kilometer lång

Chilla

Veva ner, höj volymen och häng med

Dunk dunk dunka 30 KMH

Och vi strögar gatan utan nummerplåt

Dunk dunk dunka dunka dunka hårt

Hela hjärtat slår i 30 KMH

Dunk dunk dunka 30 KMH

Och vi strögar gatan utan nummerplåt

Dunk dunk dunka dunka dunka hårt

Hela hjärtat slår i 30 KMH

Varva upp

Tagga ner

Vi kör 30 kilometer, inte mer

Du får skjuts

Om du har lust

Bilen flyger fram som en partybuss

Chilla

Det finns ingen som får köra om

Chilla

Trots att kön är kilometer lång

Chilla

Veva ner, höj volymen och häng med

Dunk dunk dunka 30 KMH

Och vi strögar gatan utan nummerplåt

Dunk dunk dunka dunka dunka hårt

Hela hjärtat slår i 30 KMH

Dunk dunk dunka 30 KMH

Och vi strögar gatan utan nummerplåt

Dunk dunk dunka dunka dunka hårt

Hela hjärtat slår i 30 KMH

Chilla

Det finns ingen som får köra om

Chilla

Trots att kön är kilometer lång

Chilla

Veva ner, höj volymen och häng med

Dunk dunk dunka 30 KMH

Och vi strögar gatan utan nummerplåt

Dunk dunk dunka dunka dunka hårt

Hela hjärtat slår i 30 KMH

Hela hjärtat slår i 30 KMH


  • It’s Not Easy to Write a Love Song” – Dotter

It’s not easy

to write a love song

When I can’t

leave the past behind

It’s not easy

to write you a love song

When all the words

are hard to find

Why won’t you

Throw your cigarette

Lay down in the bed

Tell me

How can we forget

About the things we’ve said

Let’s just

Put our minds to rest

Never slippin’ out of your hands

ooh

I’m falling into pieces

everytime you shoot me down

My heart is like an echo from the

bullets on the ground

I want you to

feel me every second

When I am

bleeding imperfections

It’s not easy

to write a love song

When we can’t

speak about it all

It’s not easy

to write us a love song

When all the hurting

has gone too far

Why can’t we

Dissipate our thoughts

Lay down heart to heart

Let’s just

cover us from all

the damage we have caused

We can

stay right where we are

Never let us fall

out of love

ooh

I’m falling into pieces

everytime you shoot me down

My heart is like an echo from the

bullets on the ground

I want you to

feel me every second

When I am

bleeding imperfections

 

Oh it’s not eas—

It’s not easy

to write you a love song

 

Oh it’s not eas—

It’s not easy

to write you a love song

It’s not easy

to write a love song

When I can’t

leave the past behind

I want you to

feel me every second

When I am

bleeding imperfections

 

Oh it’s not eas—

(It’s not easy)

It’s not easy

to write you a love song

(to write you a love song)

Oh it’s not eas—

(It’s not easy)

It’s not easy

to write you a love song


  • Circus X” – SCARLET

Better hide, it’s getting late

Something lurks beyond the gates

Once the clock strikes midnight

All the ghosts come out to play

Step right in, enjoy the show

More you see, the less you’ll know

All the clowns dance in delight

You’re act one on stage tonight

Red is dripping down the walls

Feel your skin begin to crawl

Sent a chill right down your neck

When you’re trapped in Circus —

Trapped in Circus X

Trapped in Circus X

Cuz the show has just begun

If you’re playing

You’re staying

So let’s all get trapped in Circus X

Act two is all fun and games

Think they’ll let you get away

Just before you think you’re safe

You’re lost in their mirror maze

Red is dripping down the walls

Feel your skin begin to crawl

Wish you never came at all

Cuz they’ll find you next when you’re trapped in Circus X

Trapped in Circus X

Cuz the show has just begun

If you’re playing

You’re staying

So let’s all get trapped in Circus X

La-la la-la-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la

La-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la

La-la la-la-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la

La-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la

Circus (X)

(La-la la-la-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la)

Circus (X)

(La-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la)

Circus (X)

(La-la la-la-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la)

Circus

(La-la la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la)

(X)

Madame et monsieur

Le grand finale

The show has just begun

If you’re playing

You’re staying

So let’s all get trapped in Circus X


  • En sång om sommaren” – Lasse Stefanz

Minns du bryggan där vi satt

Långt in på lördag natt

Och nynnade en enkel melodi

Vattnet speglade intill

En vacker sommarbild

Som ett gammalt fotografi

Solen började att dala över våran gamla äng

Där vi satt och sjöng på vår refräng

Sjung den igen

Den där sången som vi skrålade en gång för längesen

Sjung den igen

En sång om sommaren

Jag kan aldrig glömma bort

Det finaste jag fått

Tiden som jag delade med dig

Varma vindar svepte fram

På åkern där vi sprang

Och någonstans så hördes melodin

Sjung den igen

Den där sången som vi skrålade en gång för längesen

Sjung den igen

En sång om sommaren

Solen började att dala över våran gamla äng

Där vi satt och sjöng på vår refräng

Sjung den igen

Den där sången som vi skrålade en gång för längesen

Sjung den igen

En sång om sommaren

Så ta och …

Sjung den igen

Den där sången som vi skrålade en gång för längesen

Sjung den igen

En sång om sommaren

En sång om sommaren


  • Happy That You Found Me” – Danny Saucedo

I used to think about how I get old

I used to worry about the things I owned

A picture of a picture

Doesn’t matter anymore

I never listen to that inner voice

I was too busy filling every void

That picture keeps on fading

And they can’t hurt you anymore

We’re heading for the sun

Our days have just begun

And now I’ll never let you go

I’m so happy that you found me

I’m so happy that you found me

Now heaven’s all around me

Just when I thought I was lost

I’m so happy that you found me

I was hiding in a dark place

Now heaven’s all around me

Now we’ll never be alone

I’m so happy that you found me

Oh oh oh oh oh

Oh oh

Oh oh oh oh oh

Oh oh oh

I was driving down a lonely road

With artificial miracles

I thought I could walk on water

But kept sinking like a stone

We’re heading for the sun

Our days have just begun

And now I’ll never let you go

I’m so happy that you found me

I’m so happy that you found me

Now heaven’s all around me

Just when I thought I was lost

I’m so happy that you found me

I was hiding in a dark place

Now heaven’s all around me

Now we’ll never be alone

I’m so happy that you found me

Oh oh oh oh oh

Oh oh

Happy that you found me

Oh oh oh oh oh

Oh oh oh

(Oh oh oh oh oh

Oh oh)

I’m so happy that you found me

(Oh oh oh oh oh

Oh oh oh)

I’m so happy that you found me


Carina Berg is the host of all the shows of the tour this year! With the next show of the contest on Saturday February the 24th, Melodifestivalen will take place in Eskilstuna, then Karlstad follows and finally the final show in Stockholm on the 9th of March.

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

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding Sweden’s entry for Eurovision 2024!

Source: SVT

 

 

 

Sweden: These are the detailed results of all the shows of Melodifestivalen 2023!

The Final of Melodifestivalen 2023, was broadcast by SVT and SVT Play last Saturday and we now know that Loreen will represent Sweden at Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, with the song “Tattoo“, placing first in both the International Jury and the public vote!

Today SVT released the detail results of all the Melodifestivalen 2023 shows and as it seems Loreen won by a landslide! There was also a significant difference in votes between Loreen and the runner-ups of the show in Malmö, Smash Into Pieces!

But let’s see how the results were in each of the shows:

  • Heat 1: Göteborg – 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)

Don’t miss out on Loreen’s first words, at the press conference after her victory at the Melodifestivalen 2023, that took place at Friends Arena! Check out our YouTube channel for more interviews, reactions videos and Melodifestivalen material!

What do you think of this year’s Swedish entry at the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Liverpool? Leave a comment below!

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding Sweden’s entry for Eurovision 2023!

Photo: Andreas Papayiannakis

Sweden: Nordman, THEOZ, Kiana and Mariette are the four last finalists of the semi-final show of Melodifestivalen 2023!

Ninety minutes ago, the show for the semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2023, started off on SVT and SVT Play. And we are here to share the results of the night with you! 

The semi-final show took place at Hägglunds Arena, in Örnsköldsvik and four numbers were voted and are added up to the lineup that will have to perform on the 11th of March, when the finals will take place at Friends Arena.

But how things developed during the night?

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Sweden: The betting odds, just a few moments before the Melodifestivalen 2023 Semi-Final results!

The Melodifestivalen 2023 Semi-Final show will begin in a few moments, with the new competition and voting format in place and will be aired on SVT and SVT Play. All eight contestants will have to compete against each other tonight, in order to secure one of the last four finalist places.

Tonight’s contestants

  1.  THEOZ Mer av dig” 
  2.  MarietteOne Day”
  3.  Victor Crone Diamonds”
  4.  Tennessee Tears Now I Know”
  5. Elov & Beny Raggen går” 
  6.  Melanie Wehbe For The Show”
  7. Nordman – Släpp alla sorger” 
  8.  Kiana Where Did You Go”

The odds

The betting odds depend on many factors and as these factors are subject to changes anytime, the odds can still fluctuate, even last minute. Currently there seem to be four clear finalists and these are THEOZ, Kiana, Nordman and Tennessee Tears.

Let’s see what is going to happen, we will get the chance to watch the actual heat live, on SVT and SVT Play and of course at EurovisionFun you will get the chance to be informed about the results as soon as they are announced on TV!

Which four of today’s competing artists do you think will be the last finalists, that will be competing on the 11th of March, hoping to represent Sweden in Liverpool, this year?

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding Melodifestivalen 2023 and the Swedish entry for Eurovision 2023!

Source: Eurovision World

Sweden: The general rehearsal of the Melodifestivalen 2023 Semi-Final show! (Live)

The general rehearsal of the Melodifestivalen 2023 Semi-Final has just started. EurovisionFun is at Hägglunds Arena, in Örnsköldsvik and we are happy to be watching it live from the online press centre. We will be covering this rehearsal, describing in detail what is happening during the show and all the vibes we get, for you to follow the entire process and get the feeling that you are here with us tonight!

This article is being updated in real-time, all you need to do is hit the refresh button on your browser and all the rest is on us!

We will keep you up to date with all the latest information and images off this semi-final rehearsal, allowing you to get a glimpse of what you will get to see tomorrow March 5th, at 20:00 CET, when you watch the actual semi-final show on SVT and SVT Play.

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THEOZ: “Hopefully you will see me again at Melodifestivalen with an English song!” | Exclusive interview!

The 17-year-old Swedish heartthrob THEOZ, who is an artist, dancer and actor with over 2 million followers from all over the world on social media, debuted last year at Melodifestivalen 2022 by placing seventh. For a second year in a row he hopes to be selected to represent Sweden , with the song ”Mer av Dig” which is one of the favourites to qualify to the final at this weeks semi-final show.

Eurovisionfun is in Stockholm and THEOZ welcomed us at the headquarters of Warner Music Sweden and spoke exclusively to Andreas Papagiannakis, one day before he leaves for Örnsköldsvik to compete at the semi-final show this Saturday March the 4th! He commented on his appearance this year, the prospect of him touring internationally and one of the writers of his song Axel Schylström who also participated at the 4th heat with his song “Gorgeous”.

He is thrilled to be back at the contest and to experience all this adventure again, getting able to do what he loves the most: music.

He has felt the change over the years and after his experience at Melodifestivalen and also mentions:

I feel much more confident both in myself and my music too. I toured throughout Sweden during the summer and that made me feel relaxed and not so nervous anymore when I am on stage.

As for the prospect of him touring internationally, he commented:

It’s one of my biggest dreams to have a tour outside of Sweden, but currently it’s hard, as most of my songs are in Swedish. So maybe in the future, I hope that this dream will come true one day.

Axel Schylström is one of the writers of his 2023 and 2022 entries. THEOZ feels glad and comfortable that he collaborates with Axel again and he adds:

We are very close with Axel and he knows me as a person, so we have a very good connection. I really like to work with him, he has also written me other songs from my disgography, I think we are a good team.

Would there be any changes in his staging in the next show? THEOZ says that most of the time it’s hard to make any changes to a number, even if they are minor and also states:

I hope I can do changes, some minor improvements. I haven’t planned anything yet. But maybe I would do a big change if I advance to the final.

It was very big for him to perform at the 2nd Heat in Linköping, which is his hometown:

I feel like I was a little bit more nervous, because I had to do my best for the crowd in my hometown. But it was very cool. I was just out there living my best life. That time on stage in Linköping was my best time on stage, was so much fun and made me have many emotions to represent my hometown right in my hometown.

He had never performed in Örnsköldsvik before and he feels excited for this first time, next Saturday.

With regards to this year’s Melodifestivalen songs, he loves “Never Give Up” by Maria Sur and of course “Tattoo” by Loreen, he was totally shocked seeing Loreen’s performance on stage.

Watch our full exlcusive interview with THEOZ below:

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Sweden: Higher Melodifestivalen 2023 aggregate ratings, compared to last year!

Approximately 2.700.000 viewers have watched the 4th Melodifestivalen heat, giving SVT a share of 74.5%. Compared to the 4th heat of last year, this year the heat had been watched by 55.000 less viewers viewers, making it the least watched 4th heat after the one in 1994. Inspite of the fact that the viewers were decreased in this heat, the aggregate viewing ratings were increased compared to last year by 1.3 points.

The viewing figures for Melodifestivalen heats this year

  • Heat 1 – 78.5% / 2.795.000
  • Heat 2 – 75.2% / 2.731.000
  • Heat 3 – 72.5% / 2.493.000
  • Heat 4 – 74.5% / 2.704.000

The Direct Qualifiers

First voting round winner: Loreen – Tattoo
Second voting round winner: Smash Into Pieces – Six Feet Under

Semi-Finalists

Second voting round 2nd place: Kiana – Where Did You Go
Second voting round 3rd place: Mariette – One Day


The heats are following the touring concept again, after SVT had pulled back last year due to health restrictions in Sweden, with the finals being held at Friends Arena!

With the next show of the contest on Saturday March the 4th, Melodifestivalen will take place in Örnsköldsvik, then finally the final show in Stockholm on the 11th of March.


The detailed schedule of Melodifestivalen 2023 is described below:

  • Heat 1: Göteborg – 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)

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding Sweden’s entry for Eurovision 2023!

Photo: Andreas Papayiannakis
Source: MMS

Sweden: The running order of the Semi-Final show of Melodifestivalen 2023 is revealed!

A while ago, the running order of the contestants, of the semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2023 was just revealed by SVT!

The running order is determined, each year, by the production team of Melodifestivalen, taking into consideration both the competing songs’ musical qualities as well as stage performance and other production considerations and can be seen below:

  1. Mer av dig – THEOZ
  2. One Day – Mariette
  3. Diamonds – Victor Crone
  4. Now I Know – Tennessee Tears
  5. Raggen går – Elov & Beny
  6. For The Show – Melanie Wehbe
  7. Släpp alla sorger – Nordman
  8. Where Did You Go – Kiana

The process

Two songs will directly qualify to the grand final of Melodifestivalen 2023, which will take place on the 11th of March. The songs that will place third and fourth will have to compete again, at the fifth semi-final, held on the 4th of March. There will be four heats in total.

As we have already informed you, the voting system of Melodifestivalen has changed following the announced changes by EBU regarding the voting format in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool!

The broadcaster now scraps the group division at the fifth show, known as the 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!

The dates of Melodifestivalen 2023

  • Heat 1: Göteborg – 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)

Which of the above artists do you think will qualify to the finals that will take place at Friends Arena in Stockholm on the 11th of March?