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
Our 1st live Melodifestivalen experience was in Stockholm’s Globen 15 years ago when Ann-Louise Hanson joined Towa Carson and Siw Malmkvist to compete with earworm C’est La Vie (pictured right above and immediately below).
Read on for reasons including fellow contestants Anton Hagman, Arvingarna & Lisa Ajax
WHEN?: Saturday 12 March (7pm UK time) on SVT (link to watch below)
2016 sees the strongest final line-up we can remember and although Frans is currently topping Sweden’s chart the introduction of the international juries into Saturday’s show should add a fascinating dynamic to proceedings.
Read on for our predictions for the 12 finalists and their heat performances