Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2024 acts unveiled

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SVT, the Swedish national broadcaster, has unveiled the thirty competing acts at  Melodifestivalen 2024.

A total of 30 will be battling for the golden ticket to Malmo at Melodifestivalen 2024. The following acts will be competing at Meldoifestivalen 2024:

Semi-final  #1  –  MALMÖ (3 February)

  1. Awful Liar  –  Lisa Ajax
  2. Forever Yours  – Elisa Lindström
  3. Hela världen väntar  – Samir & Viktor
  4. Heroes Are Calling  – Smash Into Pieces
  5. Min melodi  – Melina Borglowe
  6. Supernatural  – Adam Woods

Semi-final #2 – GÖTEBORG (10 February)

  1. Ahumma  –  C-Joe
  2. Dragon  – LIAMOO 
  3. Norrland  –  Engmans Kapell
  4. The Silence After You  – Dear Sara
  5.   Unga & fria  – Fröken Snusk
  6. When I’m Gone  – Maria Sur

Semi-final # 3 – VÄXJÖ (17 February)

  1. Aldrig mer  –  Clara Klingenström
  2. Effortless  –  Jacqline
  3. För dig  –  Klaudy
  4. Give My Heart A Break  –  Cazzi Opeia
  5. I Won’t Shake (La La Gunilla)  –  Gunilla Persson
  6. Take My Breath Away  –  Kim Cesarion

DELTÄVLING 4 – ESKILSTUNA (24 February)

  1. 30 km/h  –  Lia Larsson
  2. Circus X  –  SCARLET
  3. Done Getting Over You  –  Albin Tingwall
  4. En sång om sommaren  –  Lasse Stefanz
  5. Happy That You Found Me  –  Danny Saucedo
  6. It’s Not Easy to Write a Love Song  –  Dotter

Semi-final # 5 – KARLSTAD (2 March)

  1. Back To My Roots  –  Jay Smith
  2. Banne maj  –  Elecktra
  3. Controlla  –  Chelsea Muco
  4. Light  –  Annika Wickihalder
  5. Que Sera  –  Medina
  6. Unforgettable  –  Marcus & Martinus

Alisa Jax will be opening the Semi-finals whilst Marcus and Martinus will be the closing act .

Melodifestivalen 2024

Melodifestivalen 2024 will consist of a total of 6 live televised shows. The competition will be travelling to six different cities across Sweden, kicking off in Malmo on Saturday 3 February and concluding in Stockholm on Saturday 9 March.

  • 03/02/2024- Semi-final #1- Malmo (Malmo Arena)
  • 10/02/2024- Semi-final #2- Gothenburg (Scandinavium)
  • 17/02/2024- Semi-final #3- Vaxjo (Vida Arena)
  • 24/02/2024- Semi-final #4- Eskiltuna (Stiga Sports Arena)
  • 02/03/2024- Semi-final #5- Karlstad (Löfbergs Arena)
  • 09/03/2024- Grand Final- Stockholm (Friends Arena)

A total of 30 entries  will partake at the forthcoming edition of Melodifestivalen. The selection jury has selected 15 songs,  whilst the remaining 15 songs were determined by SVT.

Sweden in Eurovision

Sweden debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 and has won Europe’s favorite television show 7 times ( 1974, 1984, 1991, 1999, 2012, 2015, 2023) and has hosted the competition thrice in Stockholm (1975, 2000, 2016), twice in Malmo (1992, 2013) and once in Goteborg (1985). Malmo will be hosting next year’s Eurovision edition.

Sweden has been enjoying much success in the competition in recent years, Nordic country has achieved 10 TOP 10 placings in the contest in the past 12 years including 3 victories.

The Nordic country has partaken 62 times in the competition throughout its history. This year Loreen stormed to victory at the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool with her mega hit ‘Tattoo‘.

Source: SVT
Photo credit: SVT