Ahead of her participation in Melodifestivalen 2023, Jazzi took the opportunity to speak with Tone Sekelius who will be participating in this year’s Swedish selection with her entry “Rhythm of My Show”
Watch our interview with Tone Sekelius here!
During their interview, Jazzi and Tone talked about her participation in the competition and why she returned for a second year in a row, what we can expect from her staging this weekend, as well as her love for Sarah Dawn Finer and Cornelia Jakob’s staging
About Tone Sekelius
Tone Sekelius is making her second appearance in Melodifestivalen. One of Sweden’s biggest YouTubers, Tone kicked off her music career back in 2017 with the song “Awakening”, and participated in the 2022 edition of Melodifestivalen with “My Way” where she placed Xth. Since then Tone has also ventured into hosting, as she hosted the Swedish version of Paradise.
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? Are you excited to see Tone’s performance in this year’s Melodifestivalen? Let us know in the comments or on social media. Be sure to follow ‘That Eurovision Site’ on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tik-Tok as we prepare for Eurovision 2023!
News Source: SVT
Photo Credit: Alma Bengtsson, SVT for Melodifestivalen 2023