Sweden: Melodifestivalen Semi-final #4 snippets released

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Melodifestivalen is back for heat 4 on Saturday night and SVT have given us an exclusive opportunity to listen to 1.00 minute snippets from their rehearsals earlier today.

Semi-final 4 will take place in Örnsköldsvik at the Fjällräven Center this Saturday, where 8 more songs will vie for their place in the Melodifestivalen final. SVT has released the 1.00 minute previews of this heat’s competing entries here.

  1. AlcazarBlame It On the Disco – Fredrik Kempe, David Kreuger, Hamid “K-One” Pirouzpanah
  2. I.D.A – Fight Me If You Dare – Albin Nicklasson, Nicklas Laine, Louise Frick Sveen
  3. Janet Leon – Hollow – Karl-Ola Kjellholm, Jimmy Jansson, Louise Winter
  4. Ammotrack – Raise Your Hands – Jari Kujansuu, Thomas Johansson, Calle Kindbom, Mikael de Bruin
  5. Josef Johansson – Hela natten (All night) – Peter Boström, Thomas G:son, Josef Johansson, Peo Thyrén
  6. Linda Bengtzing – Ta mig (Take me) – Nicke Borg, Jojo Borg Larsson
  7. Ellinore Holmer – En himmelsk sång (A heavenly song) – Ellinore Holmer, Vanna Rosenberg, Åsa Schmalenbach, Josefina Sanner, Henrik Wikström, Amir Aly
  8. Anton Ewald – Natural – John Lundvik

Seen as one of Eurovision’s most eagerly anticipated events, this current format of Melodifestivalen has been used to select Sweden’s Eurovision entry for the past few years. With the contest returning in a few days for semi-final 4 in Örnsköldsvik we at esctoday.com have compiled all the information you need to know in this article for you to get ready for heat 4 of Melodifestivalen 2014:

  • CompletedResults – Semi-final One Saturday 1st February 2014 Malmö, Malmö Arena
  • Completed Results – Semi-final Two Saturday 8th February 2014 Linköping, Cloetta Centre
  • Completed Results – Semi-final Three Saturday 15th February 2014 Gothenburg, Scandinavium
  • Semi-final Four Saturday 22nd February 2014 Örnsköldsvik, Fjällräven Centre
  • Second Chance Saturday 1st March 2014 Lidköping, Lidköping Arena
  • Grand Final Saturday 8th March 2014 Stockholm, Friends Arena

Sweden debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 and has won the event 5 times: 1974 with ABBA, 1984 with Herreys, 1991 with Carola, 1999 with Charlotte Perelli and 2012 with Loreen.

Last year Robin Stjernberg made history as the first Andra Chansen finalist to represent Sweden on home soil in Malmö with the song You. He finished in 14th place.

The 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark on 6th, 8th, and 10th May

Stay tuned to esctoday.com for more information on Sweden, Melodifestivalen and the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest.

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