Ahead of the Final of Melodifestivalen this weekend, Tim gets the chance to sit down with Tone Sekelius for a second interview. She is competing in Melodifestivalen with her song “Rhythm of My Show”.
Check out our interview with Tone Sekelius here!
The duo talk about the stress of managing to qualify directly to the final and the positive response to her song at Melfest. She also tells us how she’s adapt her outfit to not fall over, as well as her upcoming participation in Let’s Dance – the Swedish version of Dancing with the Stars.
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 5th. Since then Tone has also ventured into hosting, as she hosted the Swedish version of Paradise. Her entry to Melodifestivalen 2023 – “Rhythm of My Show” – is written by Anderz Wrethov, Dino Medanhodzic, Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt and Tone Sekelius herself. Tone Sekelius is 2nd in the running order of the Final.
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 Sekelius’ performance in this year’s Melodifestivalen? Do you think they could win? 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!
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