PREVIEW: Melodifestivalen 2019 Heat 1 starring Anna Bergendahl, Wiktoria, Arja Saijonmaa & Nano

The greatest show on earth returns on 2 February 2019 in Gothenburg with 1 of its least successful acts closing the show (pictured above and immediately below) hoping to make up for her 2010 failure to reach the Eurovision Song Contest final in neighbouring Oslo.

  • Read on for reasons including Wiktoria, Arja Saijonmaa & Nano who also appear in this debut heat

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PREVIEW: Our predictions for the Melodifestivalen 2017 final

WHEN?: Saturday 11 March (7pm UK time) on SVT (link to watch below)

2017 sees the strongest final line-up we can remember, our favourite is currently the highest placed entry on Swedish iTunes and 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

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PREVIEW: Melodifestivalen 2017: Heat 4

WHEN?: 7pm (UK time) 25/2 on SVT (link at the bottom of the page below)

WHERE: Skellefteå Kraft Arena, Skellefteå

This heat is all about the return of 2012 Eurovision winner Loreen and we love how original and challenging  Statements is but fear it might struggle to get out of this heat which boasts at least one other nailed-on, monster pop hit already.

  • Read on for reasons including our Saturday night predictions for each of the songs

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PREVIEW: Melodifestivalen final

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

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