Tonight: Melodifestivalen 2023 Semi-final #1 in Sweden

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 2,068 views

Good evening Europe, this is Sweden calling! Melodifestivalen 2023 will be kicking off tonight in Gothenburg with its first semi-final.

Sweden is gearing up in full steam for Eurovision 2023! The most anticipated national selection of the season aka Melodifestivalen will be hitting our screens this evening!

How to watch?

You can watch Melodifestivalen 2023 Semi-final #1 at 20:00 CET via the following channels:

About the show

The first semifinal of Meldifestivalen 2023 will be held in Goteborg. A total of 7 acts will be competing for 2 spots in the Grand Final and 2 spots in the Andra Chansen.


  • Tone SekeliusRhythm of My Show
  • Loulou LaMotteInga sorger
  • RejhanHaunted
  • Elov and BenyRaggen går
  • Victor Crone –  Diamonds
  • Eva Rydberg & Ewa RoosLänge leve livet
  • Jon Henrik Fjällgren, Arc north feat. Adam WoodsWhere are you (Sávečan)

About Melodifestivalen 2023

Farah Abadi and Jesper Rönndahl will have the grand honour of hosting the forthcoming edition of Melodifestivalen. Melodifestivalen 2023 will kick off in Gothenburg on Saturday 4th February and will be travelling to Linköping, Lidköping, Malmö, Örnsköldsvik and Stockholm. The Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2023 has been to set to be held on Saturday 11 March in the majestic Swedish capital.

A total of 28 acts will compete at Melodifestivalen 2023. 14 acts have been selected via the public submission window, whilst the remaining 14 acts have been selected via an invitation extended by SVT.

  • 04/02/2023- Semi-Final #1- Gothenburg
  • 11/02/2023-Semi-Final #2- Linköping
  • 18/02/2023-Semi-Final #3 – Lidköping
  • 25/02/2023-Semi-Final #4- Malmö
  • 04/03/2023- Andra Chansen- Örnsköldsvik
  • 11/03/2023- Grand Final- Stockholm

Source: SVT
Photo credit: SVT