WHEN?: Saturday 19 February 2022 7pm UK/8pm CET Update: Covid means all shows will now be from Stockholm
WHERE? Linköping Saab Arena WHERE DO I WATCH? SVT Play
Bengtzing returns to the scene of her greatest success for an 8th attempt at the Melodifestivalen win that has eluded her with such fan favourites as Jag ljuger så bra (I lie so well),Hur svårt kan det va? (How hard can it be?) and E de fel på mig? (Is there something wrong with me?).
Read on for reasons including Faith Kakembo, Lisa Miskovsky and Anders Bagge
This solo star and former member of bands Alcazar and Barbados has tried, and failed, to represent Sweden eight times in the Eurovision Song Contest. The Eurofest club night at the Royal Vauxhall Tavern has boasted Melodifestivalen stars including Linda Bengtzing and Shirley Clamp. On 13/1 it throws open its doors to Carlsson. Tickets
Picture via Live Forever video. Read on for reasons including Eurovision: Your Decision, Alison Steadman & The Glass Menagerie
Välkomna to our review of Melodifestivalen heat 3 and our own exclusive Mello afterparty curated especially for you, dear reader. Crossdressing and coming out optional. Did your favourites get through? Let us know in the comments below.
Read on for our thoughts on Saturday night’s Norrköping show, the results and some best of Melodifestivalen clips