Last year’s winner Netta performed Toy 7th in Semi 1 and countries including pre-qualifiers Spain, France and hosts Israel vote here in a show dominated by the controversial Icelandic entry (pictured).
Who’s through and who’s on the 1st plane out of Tel Aviv? Read on for our semi 1 predictions
WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 2/3/19 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)
Anna Bergendahl (pictured) is Melodifestivalen’s least successful winner and so her appearance in Andra Chansen seems inevitable but will her redemption be realised by making it through to the 9 March final in Stockholm?
Read on for reasons including how we’re calling the 4 Andra Chansen duels this year
WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 23/2/19 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)
Last week’s Heat 3 was a real return to form with a song we really love in Lina Hedlund’s Victorious winning through to the final and so we enter Heat 4 with a spring in our step and well-placed hope in our heart.
Read on for reasons including who we think will be joining Lina in the 9 March final from this heat
WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 9/2/19 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)
Melodifestivalen got off to a joyous start last weekend with Wiktoria’s glorious rain-soaked ballad Not With Me becoming our early favourite but what do we think of Heat 2’s snippets (listen and watch below)?
Read on for reasons including who we think will make the final on 9 March from this heat