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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2020: Robin Bengtsson and The Mamas
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Sweden Melodifestivalen 2020: Robin Bengtsson and The Mamas to the final

Tonight the first heat of Melodifestivalen 2020 took place in Linköping, Sweden. Seven acts performed live, and two songs qualified directly to the final: Robin Bengtsson with "Take a Chance" and The Mamas with "Move". Two songs were selected for the second chance show

Nu kör vi!

This years Melodifestivalen has begun! The first deltävling (heat) had two winners directly qualified for the final: Robin Bengtsson and The Mamas and two acts for the "second chance": Malou Prytz and Felix Sandman.

The first deltävling was held in the Saab Arena in Linköping. The arena also hosted a heat of Melodifestivalen in 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2017.

Like the previous years the votes will not be unveiled before the Final of Melodifestivalen 7 March 2020.

Melodifestivalen 2020 Heat 1

Deltävling 1, Linköbing, 1 February 2020

  • Robin Bengtsson – "Take a Chance" (final)
  • The Mamas – "Move" (final)
  • Malou Prytz – "Ballerina" (second chance)
  • Felix Sandman – "Boys with Emotions" (second chance)
  1. Sonja Aldén – "Sluta aldrig gå"
  2. OVÖ – "Inga problem"
  3. Suzi P – "Moves"

Melodifestivalen 2020

  • 1 February: Deltävling 1 (Linköping)
  • 8 February: Deltävling 2 (Göteborg)
  • 15 February: Deltävling 3 (Luleå)
  • 22 February: Deltävling 4 (Malmö)
  • 29 February: Second Chance (Eskilstuna)
  • 7 March: Final (Stockholm)

The format for Melodifestivalen 2020 is the same as last year: Each of the 4 heats qualifies 2 songs directly to the final and 2 songs to the "second chance"-show. In the "second chance" 4 songs will be selected for the final.

Hosts of the shows are David Sundin, Lina Hedlund and Linnea Henriksson. Tickets for all the shows are on sale on Livenation.se

Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden 2015: Måns Zelmerlöw - "Heroes"

Since 1958 Sweden has participated 59 times in Eurovision Song Contest with great succes. They have won the contest 6 times:

Sweden 2015: Måns Zelmerlöw - "Heroes"

They came last two times (1963 and 1977), and since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004 Sweden managed to qualify for the Grand Final 15 out of 16 times! (only skipped the qualification in 2010)




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