Sweden: Melodifestivalen running order announced

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The semi-final running orders for the Melodifestivalen 2014, Sweden’s national selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest, have been announced by SVT, the Swedish broadcaster.

Runner-up in 2013, YOHIO, will open proceedings in the first semi-final with the winner of the 2005 Eurovision Song Contest, Helena Paparizou, closing the show.

Melodiefestivalen’s executive producer Christer Björkman says that the running order will maximize the drama in the competition as well as bringing the party atmosphere.

Here is the running order in full:

Deltävling 1: Malmö, Feburary 1

  1. To the endYohio
  2. AleoMahan Moin
  3. ΒröderLinus Svenning
  4. CasanovaElisa Lindström
  5. BedroomAlvaro Estrella
  6. SongbirdEllen Benediktson
  7. Bygdens sonSylvester Schlegel
  8. SurvivorHelena Paparizou

Deltävling 2: Linköping, February 8

  1. Love triggerJEM
  2. HallelujahThe Refreshments
  3. GlowManda
  4. Efter solskenPanetoz 

  5. I am somebodyPink Pistols
  6. UndoSanna Nielsen
  7. Set yourself freeLittle Great Things
  8. När änglarna går hemMartin Stenmarck

Deltävling 3: Göteborg February 15

  1. Echo Outtrigger
  2. RedEKO
  3. Yes we canOscar Zia

  4. Burning aliveShirley Clamp

  5. All we areState of Drama 

  6. En enkel sång CajsaStina Åkerström

  7. Busy doin’ nothin’Ace Wilder
  8. Around the worlddr. alban & Jessica Folcker

Deltävling 4: Örnsköldsvik, February 22

  1. Blame it on the disco Alcazar
  2. Fight me if you dareI.D.A
  3. HollowJanet Leon

  4. Raise your handsAmmotrack
  5. Hela nattenJosef Johansson
  6. Ta migLinda Bengtzing

  7. En himmelsk sångEllinore Holmer

  8. NaturalAnton Ewald

The top two songs from each semi-final will go straight to the final on March 8, and the songs finishing in third and fourth place in the semi-finals will take part in a second chance round on March 1.

Who would you like to see represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014? 

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