Melodifestivalen 2013, the Swedish national selection for the act that will represent the country to the 58th Eurovision Song Contests, kicks off this Saturday.
The rehearsals of the first heat that is taking place in Kalrskrona are in full swing and SVT, the Swedish Public Broadcaster, is publishing an one-minute snippet from the rehearsal of each one of the first 8 competing songs, as it is concluded.
The songs that are competing at the first heat of this year’s Melodifestivalen are:
- David Lindgren – Skyline
- Cookies N Beans – Burning Flags
- Jay-Jay Johanson – Paris
- Mary N’diaye – Gosa
- Eric Gadd – Vi kommer aldrig att förlora
- YOHIO – Heartbreak Hotel
- Anna Jarvinen – Porslin
- Michael Feiner & Caisa – We’re Still Kids
You can follow Melodifestivalen rehearsals and watch the snippets of the songs as they gradually become available on the official Melodifestivalen website,
Sweden is hosting the 58th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, after Loreen’s victory in Baku last May.