Jedward, the Irish twins who represented their country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 and 2012, are going to perform at the Second Chance round of this year’s Melodifestivalen and will join the hosts Gina Dirawi and Danny Saucedo in Karlstad on 2 March.
The twins have been following the four heats of Melodifestivalen online and now they are going from the web directly on Swedish TV for the Second Chance round of the competition. It is not revealed yet what their role will be in the show but in the true spirit of the Andra chansen shows, John and Edward will duel against the hosts Gina and Danny.
Jedward represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in the last two years placing 8th in Düsseldorf with Lipstick and 19th in Baku with Waterline. Thanks to the contest, they became very popular all around Europe and since then they have been traveling and performing in various countries.
The Second Chance round of Melodifestivalen will be held on 2 March in Karlstad. Eights acts will compete for the last two available places in the grand final of the Swedish national selection for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.