Heija Sverige! The 2022 Melodifestivalen is complete, SVT the Swedish national broadcaster has unveiled the fourteen remaining Mello 2022 acts including 2 former Swedish Eurovision representatives.
Sweden is gearing up in full swing for its upcoming national selection Melodifestivalen 2022. The Swedish broadcaster has revealed the names of the remaining fourteen acts:
- Malou Pritz – Bananas
- Lisa Miskovsky – Best to come
- Browsing Collection – Face In The Crowd
- Anna Bergendahl – Higher Power
- MEDINA – In I Dimman
- Robin Bengtsson – Inocent Love
- Tenori – La Stella
- Shirley Clamp – Let There Be Angels
- Lancelot – Lyckligt Slut
- Tone Sekelius – My Way
- Alvaro Estrella – Suave
- Malin Christin – Synd On Dig
- Angelino – The End
- Lillasyster – Til Our Days Are Over
The above mentioned acts will join the following acts which were revealed last week:
- Anders Bagge – Bigger Than The Universe
- Laimoo – Bluffin
- Faith Kakembo – Freedom
- Linda Bengtzing – Fyrfaldigt hurra!
- Danne Stråhed – Hallabaloo
- Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer
- Cazzi Opeia – I can’t get enough
- Samira Manners – I want to be loved
- Omar Rudberg – Moving like that
- Klara Hammarström – Run to the hills
- Tribe Friday – Shut me up
- Theoz – Som du vill
- Niello & Lisa Ajax – Tror du att jag bryr mig
- John Lundvik – Änglavakt
SVT will be unveiling the Melodifestivalen 2022 Semi-final Allocation in the coming weeks. We have a total of three former Swedish Eurovision acts vying to represent Sweden for the second time at the forthcoming 2022 Eurovision Song Contest in Turin: John Lundvik (Sweden 2019), Robin Bengtsson (Sweden 2017) and Anna Bergendahl (Sweden 2010).
A total of 28 entries will compete in the Melodifestivalen 2022. The selection jury selected 14 songs from the submitted entries, whilst the other 14 entries were selected by SVT via a direct invitation.
Melodifestivalen 2022 will be hosted by Oscar Zia and will kick off in February and conclude in March.
Melodifestivalen 2022 Agenda
- 05/02/2022 – Semifinal #1 (Malmo/Malmo Arena)
- 12/02/2022- Semifinal #2 (Gothenburg/ Scandinavium)
- 19/02/2022- Semifinal #3 (Linköping / Saab Arena)
- 26/02/2022- Semifinal #4 (Lidköping / Sparbanken Arena)
- 05/03/2022- Andra Chansen ( Örnsköldsvik – Hägglunds Arena)
- 12/03/2022- Grand Final ( Stockholm/ Friends Arena)
Sweden in Eurovision
Sweden debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 and has won Europe’s favorite television show 6 times ( 1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, 2015) and has hosted the competition thrice in Stockholm (1975, 2000, 2016), twice in Malmo (1992, 2013) and once in Goteborg (1985).
Sweden has been enjoying much success in the competition in recent years, Nordic country has achieved 8 TOP 10 placings in the contest in the past 10 years including 2 victories.
In 2021 Tusse won the Swedish national final and flew to Rotterdam with his entry ‘Voices‘.
Photo credit: SVT