It’s that time of the year again, where Sweden’s Eurovision selection “Melodifestivalen” is due to commence this week. Yesterday, the snippets of the competing entries were revealed. Today, snippets of the performances this Saturday were revealed.
Watch snippets of the competing entries
You are able to watch a preview of each performance, by clicking the links below:
|2||Theoz||“As You Like”|
|3||Shirley Clamp||“Let There Be Angels”|
|4||Omar Rudberg||“Moving Like That”|
|6||Cornelia Jakobs||“Hold Me Closer”|
|7||Robin Bengtsson||“Innocent Love”|
What we know about Melodifestivalen 2022
Melodifestivalen 2022 will be hosted by Oscar Zia, whilst Farah Abadi will follow the journey of the competing artists in the next edition of the competition. This edition of the was supposed to be the return of the tour. Unfortunately, due to the COVID situation in Sweden, the Heats and Semi-Final are due to take place in Avicii Arena.
Sweden’s Eurovision Journey
In 1958, Sweden made their debut in the Eurovision Song Contest, with Alice Babs representing them with the song “Lilla stjärna” which placed fourth. Since their debut, the Scandinavian nation has managed to win six times (1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, and 2015).
In 2021, Sweden was represented by Tusse, who won the 60th edition of the competition and competed with the song “Voices”, which managed to qualify for the Grand Final and placed 14th with 109 points from the jury and televoters.
What are your first impressions of the competing songs? Who are you excited about so far? Who would you like to see represent Sweden at Eurovision 2022? Let us know in the comments below or on social media. Don’t forget to follow ‘THAT Eurovision Site’ over at Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
News Source: SVT
Photo Source: SVT/Annika Berglund