Christer Bjorkman talks about voting changes at Eurovision

by Russell Davies 67 views

Immediately after last week Melodifestivalen final Barry Viniker of esctoday.com spoke with Swedish Head of Delegation Christer Bjorkman, the main organiser of the Swedish national final and member of the Eurovision Song Contest Reference Group

During this interview Christer spoke of how happy he was to see so many young stars doing well at this year's Melodifestivalen in particular the winner Anna Bergendahl. He spoke of possible changes in the way the Swedish entry will be presented in the contest in Oslo. Christer also spoke about the possibility of changing the presentation of the votes in the Eurovision Song Contest to make the process more exciting for the viewers. He explaining the Norwegian organiser are looking to do away with the draw for the announcement of the results and imputing the results into a computer.

Christer Bjorkman said, the computer can give you a result which lasts much longer determined on which order you present the votes in. I know that Norway are working on that and I will completely support that.

Watch the interview below:

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