Recently the dates and host cities for Sweden’s national selection Melodifestivalen were revealed, as well as the first participant of the line-up and now we know the hosts of the show.
Linnea Henriksson, Lina Hedlund and David Sundin will host the upcoming edition of Melodifestivalen. Linnea Henriksson is a singer/songwriter who became known due to her participation in Idol back in 2010, where she finished 4th. Lina Hedlund is known for multiple participations at Melodifestivalen, including in 2019 where she competed with the song ‘Victorious’. David Sundin is an actor and comedian who has worked on Melodifestivalen in the past as a screenwriter.
Here are the dates and host cities:
Semi-Final 1 (Linköping) – February 1st
Semi-Final 2 (Gothenburg) – February 8th
Semi-Final 3 (Luleå) – February 15th
Semi-Final 4 (Malmö) – February 22nd
Andra Chansen (Eskilstuna) – February 29th
Final (Stockholm) – March 7th
The first participant of Melodifestivalen was selected recently through the competition P4 Nästa. Although not winning the contest, Amanda Aasa was chosen to advance through to Melodifestivalen where she will perform a new song in one of the four semi-finals.