Sweden: Loreen given a heroine’s welcome upon her return from Eurovision

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 1,549 views

The Swedish Eurovision Queen,  Loreen, was given a heroine’s welcome upon her arrival from Liverpool. Thousands of fans assembled at Stockholm’s iconic Kungstradgarden.

Loreen at her homecoming concert in Stockholm (photo credit: Anders Wiklund)

SVT organized a special homecoming concert for Loreeen yesterday at Kungstradgarden. The event was broadcast live on SVT 2 and SVT Play. Loreen thanked the crowds for their love and support and treated them with a unique performance of her Eurovision winning entry ‘Tattoo‘. The crowds were shouting and chanting ‘Queen, Queen’.

Loreen’s homecoming in Stockholm (photo credit: Anders Wiklund)

Loreen has broken many records with her 2nd Eurovision victory:

  • She is the only woman to win the competition twice
  • She now equals Ireland’s Johnny Logan who has won the competition twice
  • She has given Sweden its 7th Eurovision victory thus equaling Ireland which has 7 victories

Stockholm City Councilor Karin Wanngard was also present at the the event which was hosted by Per Sinding-Larsen.

Loreen’s homecoming in Stockholm (photo credit: Anders Wiklund)

Loreen told her fans:

With everything that the number stands for, humanity, hope, love. That’s what we Sweden stand for. I am so happy about it and proud of us.

Source: SVT/Dagens Nyheter
Photo credit: Claudio Breciani/TT