Watch now: Andra Chansen of Melodifestivalen 2018 takes place in Sweden

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The line-up for the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2018 is getting closer, as the remaining artists battle for a final place in Andra Chansen.

After four semi-finals it is time for the fifth heat of Melodifestivalen 2018, the popular selection for Eurovision in Sweden, known as Andra Chansen, the Another- or Second Chance round.

A total of 8 participants, the numbers 3 and 4 of the previous heats, still have a chance to receive a coveted ticket to the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2018, and thus still have a chance at representing their country at Eurovision 2018.

As usual, the eight contestants will musically compete in battles, the winners of which will proceed to the Grand Final on 10 March. Four lucky performers will join the acts and artists already placed for the final.

How to watch

Andra Chansen takes place in the historic city of Kristianstad, founded in the 17th century by King Christian IV of Denmark. Held in the Kristianstad Arena, the show will start at 20.00 CET, hosted by David Lindgren and Fab Freddie.

The battles

Swedish broadcaster SVT has released the order of the musical duels:

  1. MargaretIn my cabana VS MonchoCuba libre
  2. RenaidaAll the feels VS Olivia EliassonNever learn
  3. Felix SandmanEvery single day VS Mimi WernerSongburning
  4. Sigrid BernsonPatrick Swayze VS MendezEveryday

The four ultimate winners will join the other Melodifestivalen 2018 finalists:

  • John LundvikMy turn
  • Benjamin IngrossoDance you off
  • Samir & ViktorShuffla
  • LIAMOOLast breath
  • Martin AlmgrenA bitter lullaby
  • Jessica AnderssonParty voice
  • MarietteFor you
  • RolandzFuldans

Melodifestivalen 2018 schedule