SVT, the Swedish national broadcaster, has announced today that it will be holding a press conference on 26 November in order to unveil the forthcoming Melodifestival 2020 acts.
In nearly a week we will know the 2020 Melodifestival competing acts. Accredited media and press are invited to attend the 2020 Melodifestivalen press conference in Stockholm on Tuesday 26 November at 12.00 pm CET. The press conference will be streamed live on the official Melodifestivalen Instagram account.
Melodifestivalen 2020 Agenda
- 01/February– Semi-final 1 (Linköping)
- 8/February– Semi-final 2 (Göteborg)
- 15/February– Semi-final 3 (Luleå)
- 22/February –Semi-final 4 (Malmö)
- 29/February– Andra chansen (Eskilstuna)
- 07/ March – Grand Final (Stockholm)
Sweden in Eurovision
Sweden debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 and has won Europe’s favorite television show 6 times ( 1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, 2015) and has hosted the competition thrice in Stockholm (1975, 2000, 2016), twice in Malmo (1992, 2013) and once in Goteborg (1985).
In 2019 John Lundvik won the Swedish national final and flew to Tel Aviv with his entry Too late for love achieving an honorable 5th lace in the Grand Final. Sweden has been enjoying much success in the competition in recent years, Nordic country has achieved 8 TOP 10 placings in the contest in the past 9 years including 2 victories.