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Sweden: David Lindgren to host Melodifestivalen 2018

SVT announced David Lindgren as the host for the 58th edition of Melodifestivalen this morning. Lindgren returns to the Melfest stage solo after sharing hosting duties with Clara Henry and Hasse Andersson earlier this year.

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Sweden: SVT confirms dates and venues for Melodifestivalen 2018

Swedish broadcaster SVT has revealed the dates and cities where the six Melodifestivalen 2018 shows will be held next year. As usual, the grand final will be held at Friends Arena in Stockholm, on the 10th of March.

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Sweden: Almost 2800 songs submitted for Melodifestivalen 2018

A total of 2771 songs have been submitted for Melodifestivalen 2018. Swedish broadcaster SVT have revealed that the total number of songs submitted for next year’s Melodifestivalen is 2771. Out of these, 2324 have been submitted to the Ordinary competition, and 447 to the General competition.

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Aftermath 2017 (8): Sweden “overjoyed” with another top result

And once again, Sweden has booked a clear top 10 result at the Eurovision Song Contest. Therefore, episode 8 of our lookback at the aftermath of the contest in Kiev we talk about Robin Bengtsson and his fifth placed song ‘I can’t go on’.

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Sweden: “I hope I will not be the first again”

Robin Bengtsson is not too worried about his starting position in the Eurovision Grand Final. “I don’t have any influence on it, so I just have to wait and see”.

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Sweden: Robin Bengtsson happy to open the show

Robin Bengtsson is happy to be the opening act in the first semi final with his song ‘I can’t go on’ for Sweden. “It really suits the show, a cool start, starting backstage,” he says at his press conference in Kiev.

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Rebound (10) Sweden

The last three winners of Eurovision only got to the contest, after losing in a previous national final first. This year, many artists with a similar track record will try to follow in their footsteps. In this episode we highlight Robin Bengtsson from Sweden.

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Robin Bengtsson: “Starting backstage was my idea”

Robin Bengtsson came up with the idea to start his act in ‘I can’t go on’ backstage himself. “I saw it in a video clip of Jason Derulo and thought it was a cool idea that was never done before,” he explains to ESC Daily.

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The Shortlist (2) Sweden

Who are the big favorites for Kiev? In the next couple of weeks we will highlight some interesting participants, based on the odds they have been given by the bookmakers. This week we are providing a shortlist of countries that lead the board in the first semi final. Today’s report is about Sweden.

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Sweden: Donny Montell wants to enter Melodifestivalen 2018

Donny Montell has shocked many Eurovision fans. The Lithuanian singer is after a new Eurovision challenge – in Sweden!

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