Sweden: First semifinal results announced

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The first semifinal of the Swedish national selection for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest has just ended at the Scandinavium in Gothenburg, the home of the 1985 Eurovision Song Contest.

The acts that have qualified to the final:
  • Eric SaadeSting
  • Jessica Andersson – Can’t stop me now

The acts that have qualified to the second chance round:

  • Dolly Style – Hello hi
  • Behrang Miri feat. Victor CroneDet rår vi inte för

The acts that were eliminated:

  • 5th place – Elize Ryd & Rickard SöderbergOne by one
  • 6th place – Daniel GildenlöwPappa
  • 7th place – Molly Petersson HammarI’ll be fine


  • 07/02: Semi-final 1 – Gothenburg
  • 14/02: Semi-final 2 – Malmo
  • 21/02: Semi-final 3 – Ostersund
  • 28/02: Semi-final 4 – Orebro
  • 07/03: Andra chansen – Helsingborg
  • 14/03: Final – Stockholm

The story so far

Sweden has won the Eurovision Song Contest on 5 occasions. The first time was with the legendary Abba back in 74. Past winners have included Herreys, Carola, Charlotte (Nillson) Perrelli and more recently Loreen. They achieved a very respectable 3rd place last year with Sanna Nielsen and her entry Undo.

Stay tuned to esctoday.com for more news on Sweden, Melodifestivalen and of course the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest.

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