Sweden: Exclusive video interviews & gallery

by Matthias Mattsson 70 views

Melodifestivalen 2007 is coming to an end. On Saturday Sweden selects it's entry for this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki. 10 songs have qualified from the semi-finals. This years tour around Sweden has been a huge success. Below, you will find our first Swedish video interviews. Highlights include Anna Book announcing that if she wins, she will go to Helsinki with the song in Spanish and Sonja's shock at hearing that she has become one of the international fans' favourites.

Melodifestivalen is bigger then ever before with record breaking viewing figures and televotes. Many thought that it was impossible to beat last years figures but this has been proven wrong. Melodifestivalen is still the most watch television show in Sweden and the biggest national pre-selection in Europe. Martin Österdahl is the executive producer of Melodifestivalen 2007 and esctoday.com caught up with him before todays rehersals.

We spoke to Martin on the success this year and if he had any exciting news for next years Melodifestivalen and he had some chocking news to tell us about next year so find out what he said by reading the full interview here.

In addition to Martin Österdahl, we will be speaking to Christer Bjorkman on video tomorrow. Below, you can find video interviews with seven of the ten finalists.

Clickthe play icon belowto see part one of our finalist interview videos (Sonja Alden, Andreas Johnson, Anna Book & Mans Zelmerof)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cc5M29FOE7E

Clickthe playicon belowto see part two of our finalist interview videos (Sanna Nielsen, The Ark, Marie Lindberg)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pDj81XcvULc

Click here to visit our Melodifestivalen final gallery.

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