Following the announcement, made by SVT, we’ll meet acts, who’ll try to wave the the Swedish flag at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Lisbon Portugal next May, no later than in a week time, of course after winning Melodifestivalen.
In order, to reveal names, who’ll take part at Melodifestivalen, SVT will organise a press conference on November 28, at 9:30 AM,to reveal, who will compete for a golden ticket to the Portuguese capital. If you want to follow the press conference, you can do it via livestream, which will be going on right here. It’s not a secret that Melodifestivalen is actually the biggest national selection for the Eurovision, which is getting the biggest attention not only in Sweden, but also abroad; this is why the preparations for the events are in full swing already.
Quick reminder of the event itself: tickets went on sale last month, feel free to purchase them here, and so was David Lindgren announced as a host of an upcoming Melodifestivalen 2018. SVT received 2771 submissions, but only once will get a chance to represent Sweden at the big stage in Portugal.
Schedule of the live shows:
- 03/02/2018: Semi-final 1 – Karlstad, Löfbergs Arena
- 10/02/2018: Semi-final 2 – Gothenburg, Scandinavium
- 17/02/2018: Semi-final 3 – Malmö, Malmö Arena
- 24/02/2018: Semi-final 4 – Örnsköldsvik, Fjällräven Center
- 03/03/2018: Andra chansen – Kristianstad, Kristianstad Arena
- 10/03/2018: Final – Stockholm, Friends Arena
Take a look at the 2017 representative, Robin Bengtsson, who achieved 5th place for Sweden at this years’ Eurovision in Kyiv, Ukraine, with his song I Can’t Go On! Who do you want to see to compete at Melodifestivalen stage next year? Who do you want to come back to the Melfest stage and who do you want to make it’s debut? Let us know by writing your potential favourites in the comments below!