Today Christer Bjorkman confirmed to esctoday.com that melodifestivalen will not only be available to watch live over the internet, but will also be broadcast live on SVT's satellite channel SVT Europa. Already, one pub in London has organised to show all rounds live, and fans across the world will be able to tune in including Asia and Australia… if you have the correct satellite. Fans in London will also be able to attend special Melodifestivalen screenings at the Harcourt Arms pub, Marylebone, London.
SVT Europa broadcasts from the Sirius 2 satellite. The channel is available by subscription through ConNova TVX and can be contacted by email ([email protected]) or by phone on +46 141 29 39 10. More information can be found at the list of links to the right.
Fans in London will be able to watch Melodifestivalen live at the Harcourt Arms, Marylebone. Tickets are now on sale for the first semifinal at 19:00 UK time on Saturday 18th February. Price: £3 per ticket which includes a beer/softdrink. There will also sell 25 VIP tickets for our function room for £15 which includes 5 beers/softdrinks or a bottle of wine, snacks and a reserved seat. Tickets are on sale from Friday 10th – Friday 17th.
You can purchase tickets at The Harcourt Arms and over the phone with a debit/creditcard. 50 pence card charge. Phone 0207 723 6634. Phone bookings from 12.00 – 21.00.