🇸🇪 Running order for Melodifestivalen 2023 revealed

🇸🇪 Running order for Melodifestivalen 2023 revealed

Nu Kör Vi! We are one step closer to the next edition of Melodifestivalen as SVT has revealed the running order, as well as the semi-final in which the 28 competing artists in Melodifestivalen 2023 will be participating.

Tone Sekelius to open Melodifestivalen 2023, whilst Loreen is the last to reveal their entry

Heat 1 – February 4 –  Gothenburg – Scandinavium

OrderArtistEntrySongwriter(s)
1Tone Sekelius“Rythm of My Show”Anderz Wrethov, Dino Medanhodzic, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Tone Sekelius
2LouLou LaMotte“Inga Sorger”Jonas Thander, Loulou LaMotte
3Rejhan“Haunted”Albin Johnsén, Mattias Andréasson, Pontus Söderman, Tilde RONIA Wrigsell 
4Elov & Beny“Raggen Går”Johan Werner, Kristian Wejshag, Mattias Elovsson, Oscar Kilenius, Tim Larsson 
5Victor Crone“Diamonds”David Lindgren Zacharias, Peter Kvint, Victor Crone 
6Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos“Länge Leve Livet”Emil Vaker, Henric Pierroff, Kalle Rydberg 
7Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods“Where You Are (Sávečan)”Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods

Heat 2 – February 11 – Linköping – Saab Arena

OrderArtistEntrySongwriter(s)
1Wiktoria“All My Life (Where Have You Been)”Herman Gardarfve, Melanie Wehbe, Patrik Jean, Wiktoria Johansson
2Eden“Comfortable”Benjamin Rosenbohm, Eden Alm, Emil Adler Lei, Julie Aagaard
3Uje Brandelius“Grytan”Uje Brandelius
4Panetoz“On My Way”Anders Wigelius, Daniel Nzinga, Jimmy Jansson, Nebeyu Baheru, Njol Badjie, Pa Modou Badjie, Robert Norberg 
5Tennessee Tears“Now I Know”Anderz Wrethov, Jonas Hermansson, Thomas Stengaard, Tilda Feuk
6Maria Sur“Never Give Up”Anderz Wrethov, Laurell Barker
7THEOZ“Mer Av Dig”Axel Schylström, Jakob Redtzer, Peter Boström, Thomas G:son 

Heat 3 – February 18 – Lidköping – Sparbanken Arena

OrderArtistEntrySongwriter(s)
1Paul Rey“Royals”Dino Medanhodzic, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, LIAMOO, Paul Rey
2Casanovas“Så Kommer Känslorna Tillbaka”Henrik Sethsson, Mikael Karlsson
3Melanie Wehbe“For The Show”David Lindgren Zacharias, Herman Gardarfve, Melanie Wehbe
4Nordman“Släpp Alla Aorgerr”Jimmy Jansson, Thomas G:son
5Laurell“Sober”Anderz Wrethov, Andreas Stone Johansson, Laurell Barker, Thomas Stengaard 
6Ida-Lova“Låt Hela Stan Se På”Andreas ”Giri” Lindbergh, Ida-Lova Lind, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb
7Marcus & Martinus“Air”Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb, Marcus Gunnarsen, Martinus Gunnarsen

Heat 4 – February 25 – Malmö – Malmö Arena

OrderArtistEntrySongwriter(s)
1Kiana“Where Did You Go”Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb
2Signe & Hjördis“Edelweiss”Anderz Wrethov, Jimmy Jansson, Myra Granberg 
3Smash Into Pieces“Six Feet Under”Andreas ”Giri” Lindbergh, Benjamin Jennebo, Chris Adam, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Joy Deb, Linnea Deb, Per Bergquist
4Mariette“One Day”Jimmy Jansson, Thomas G:son, Mariette 
5Emil Henrohn“Mera Mera Mera”Emil Henrohn, Jakob Redtzer, Ji Nilsson, Marlene Strand 
6Axel Schylström “Gorgeous”Axel Schylström, Herman Gardarfve, Jonas Thander, Malin Halvardsson
7Loreen“Tattoo”Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Jimmy Jansson, Loreen, Moa ”Cazzi Opeia” Carlebecker, Peter Boström, Thomas G:son

What we know about Melodifestivalen 2023

Melodirestivalen 2023 will be hosted by Farah Abadi & Jesper Rönndahl, with the shows for next year’s comeptition taking place as follows:

  • Heat 1 – February 4 –  Gothenburg – Scandinavium
  • Heat 2 – February 11 – Linköping – Saab Arena
  • Heat 3 – February 18 – Lidköping – Sparbanken Arena
  • Heat 4 – February 25 – Malmö – Malmö Arena
  • Semi-Final – March 4 – Örnsköldsvik – Hägglunds Arena
  • Final – March 11 – Stockholm – Friends Arena

Tickets for the Melodifestivalen 2023 shows are now available to purchase.

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 its debut, the Scandinavian nation has managed to win six times (1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, and 2015).

In 2022, Sweden was represented by Cornelia Jakobs, who won the 61st edition of the competition and competed with the song “Hold Me Closer”, which managed to qualify for the Grand Final and placed 4th with 438 points from the jury and televoters.

Are you excited for Melodifestivalen 2023? What do you think of the running order for this year’s competition? Let us know in the comments or on social media. Be sure to follow ‘That Eurovision Site’ on FacebookTwitter, InstagramTik-Tok as we prepare for Eurovision 2023!

News Source: SVT

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