Ahead of her Melodifestivalen participation, Tim interviewed Tone Sekelius, one of the seven acts competing in the second heat of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen. She is participating with the song “My Way”. In the interview, she talks about the song, and what made her compete in this year’s competition.
The second round of Melodifestivalen will be held on February 12, with a round every Saturday after that. The final will be on March 12. Tone is the seventh and final performer of the night. You can find the rest of the running order here and how the voting works this year here. The second round will be held in the Avicii Arena in Stockholm.
About Tone Sekelius
Tone Sekelius is making her Melodifestivalen debut. One of Sweden’s biggest YouTubers, Tone kicked off her music career back in 2017 with the song “Awakening”. Tone also wrote and performed the official anthem of Stockholm Pride 2017: “One More In The Crowd”.
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 Melodifestivalen 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.
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