Saturday, March 12, 2016

Sweden: Tonight! National final of "Melodifestivalen 2016"

Tonight it's decission time in Stockholm! Aftter four Semi-Finals and last weeks second chance show "Andra Chansen" it's tonight time for Sweden to decide in the national final of "Melodifestivalen" who will repersent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm. Måns Zelmerlöw returns tonight to the "Melodifestivalen" stage with a special version of his ESC 2015 winning song "Heroes". The show will be hosted by Gina Dirawi & William Spetz.

"Melodifestivalen 2016" - Final - Running Order

  1. Panetoz – "Håll om mig hart"
  2. Lisa Ajax – "My Heart Wants Me Dead"
  3. David Lindgren – "We Are Your Tomorrow"
  4. SaRaha – "Kizunguzungu"
  5. Oscar Zia – "Human"
  6. Ace Wilder – "Don’t Worry"
  7. Robin Bengtsson – "Constellation Price"
  8. Molly Sanden – "Youniverse"
  9. Boris René – "Put Your  Love On Me"
  10. Frans – "If I Were Sorry"
  11. Wiktoria – "Save Me"
  12. Samir & Viktor"Bada nakna"
Good luck to all contestants and may the best song win!

The national final of "Melodifestivalen 2016" starts tonight at 8:00 pm (cet) and can be followed here:

International Jury:

  • Bosnia & Herzegovina – Dejan Kukrić
  • Cyprus – Klitos Klitou
  • Belarus – Olga Salamakha
  • Netherlands – Daniel Dekker
  • Estonia – Mart Normet
  • Israel – Tali Eshkoli
  • Italy – Nicola Caligiore
  • Slovenia – Maja Keuc
  • France – Bruno Berberes
  • Norway – Stig Karlsen
  • Australia – Stephanie Werrett
Voting: 
The international jury will give first their votes first. The voting lines for the audience is open till five minutes after all the jury votes have given. The winner will be chosen by a mix of jury (50%) and televotes (50%). Viewers can vote via app and give a maximum of five votes each song.

"Melodifestivalen" - Shows 2016

Måns Zelmerlöw won the Melodifestivalen 2015 with "Heroes". As top favorit he won the 60th Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna.

The winner of Melodifestivalen 2016 will participate in the grand final of the 61st Eurovision Song Contest on 14th of May 2016 in the Final - Stockholm

You can find out more about Melodifestivalen here: