Melodifestivalen 2023 has officially begun, as today SVT has revealed one minute snippets of the studio version of the entries competing in this week’s show in Gothenburg.
One minute snippets released in SVT Play
Today, one minute of the competing entries have been revealed, and will be available until Saturday, when the competition takes place. Click on the song to listen to the one minute snippet.
|1||Tone Sekelius||“Rythm of My Show“||Anderz Wrethov, Dino Medanhodzic, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt, Tone Sekelius|
|2||LouLou LaMotte||“Inga Sorger“||Jonas Thander, Loulou LaMotte|
|3||Rejhan||“Haunted“||Albin Johnsén, Mattias Andréasson, Pontus Söderman, Tilde RONIA Wrigsell|
|4||Elov & Beny||“Raggen Går“||Johan Werner, Kristian Wejshag, Mattias Elovsson, Oscar Kilenius, Tim Larsson|
|5||Victor Crone||“Diamonds“||David Lindgren Zacharias, Peter Kvint, Victor Crone|
|6||Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos||“Länge Leve Livet“||Emil Vaker, Henric Pierroff, Kalle Rydberg|
|7||Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods||“Where You Are (Sávečan)“||Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc North feat. Adam Woods|
Previews of the performances of the seven competing artists in Heat One of Melodifestivalen 2023 will be released on Friday at 07:00CET.
What we know about Melodifestivalen 2023
Melodirestivalen 2023 will be hosted by Farah Abadi & Jesper Rönndahl, with the shows for this 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.
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News Source: SVT
Photo Credit: Janne Danielsson, SVT for Melodifestivalen 2023