Tonight: Melodifestivalen 2011 begins

Tonight the first of Sweden’s six shows for Melodifestivalen 2011 will be aired at 20:00 CET.

Semifinal 1 is held in Luleå and will feature the following performances:

  • Dilba – “Try Again”
  • Swingfly – “Me and My Drum”
  • Jenny Silver – “Something in Your Eyes”
  • Jonas Matsson – “On My Own”
  • Le Kid – “Oh My God”
  • Rasmus Viberg – “Social Butterfly”
  • Pernilla Andersson – “Desperados”
  • Danny Saucedo – “In the Club”

escdaily has been lucky enough to interview Swingfly, Jonas Matsson and Rasmus Viberg ahead of the first semifinal. You can read Emma’s interview with Swingfly here, and my interviews with Jonas Matsson here and Rasmus Viberg here.

The show will be available to watch from 20:00 CET on SVT1HD and

Live coverage will be available here on escdaily from 19:50 CET!