Sarah Dawn Finer returns as host for Melodifestivalen

the hosts of Sweden's melodifestivalen 2019 look into the camera and smile

SVT announced Sarah Dawn Finer would be returning to host Melodifestivalen 2019. She previously hosted Sweden’s national selection show, and has also competed for the chance to represent Sweden.

She joins three other hosts including Eric Saade who competed in 2010 with the song “Manboy”. The other hosts are comedians Kodjo Akolor and Marika Carlsson.

Finer said after the announcement in Stockholm, “it felt right in my gut to say yes this year. I love that we as hosts have already met and come up with lots of ideas.” Executive producer Christer Bj√∂rkman echoed Finer’s excitement stating, “It is going to be warm, generous, crazy, and in fun of the highest grade and hopefully a little unexpected.”

Melodifestivalen begins February 2nd at 20:00 CET on SVT