Sweden: First act announced in Melodifestivalen

The first act that will take part in Melodifestivalen 2016 has been announced by broadcaster SVT. The three guys from Smajling will be one of the acts in the semi-finals in Sweden.

Smajling is consisting out of Arvid Ångtröm, Dennis Babic and Oscar Juhola. Their music can be described as Tropical House. They are the first act that has been picked out of 800 submitted entries.

The biggest preselection of all countries will be held in Sweden once again, to select the successor of Eurovision-winner Måns Zelmerlöw. 28 acts will take part in Melodifestivalen next year. 14 performer will come from a national submission of contributions, and possibly also from the public contest. 13 acts will be selected by broadcaster SVT and 1 contribution will the public’s joker in the competition.