Sweden’s Melodifestivalen Running Order Revealed

Melodifestivalen is arguably one of Eurovision’s biggest national finals, with Sweden annually creating cutting edge performances of songs which often bring great results for Sweden at Eurovision year after year. Today, the running order for the 2017 Melodifestivalen was released. The process will feature 4 semi-finals, a second chance round and then the final. Here are the dates of the show:

  • Semi-Final 1 – 4th of February (Scandinavium in Gothenburg)

  • Semi-Final 2 – 11th of February (Malmö Arena in Malmö)

  • Semi-Final 3 – 18th of February (Vida Arena in Växjö)

  • Semi-Final 4 – 25 of February (Kraft Arena in Skellefteå)

  • Andra Chansen (Second Chance) – 4th of March (Saab Arena in Linköping)

  • Final – 11th of March (Friends Arena in Stockholm)

Here is the running order for the four semi-finals:

Semi-Final 1

  1. Boris René – Her Kiss

  2. Adrijana – Amare

  3. Dinah Nah – One More Night

  4. De Vet Du – Road Trip

  5. Charlotte Perrelli – Mitt liv

  6. Ace Wilder – Wild Child

  7. Nano – Hold On

Semi-Final 2

  1. Mariette – A Million Years

  2. Roger Pontare – Himmel och hav

  3. Etzia – Up

  4. Allyawan – Vart har du vart

  5. Dismissed – Hearts Align

  6. Lisa Ajax – I Don’t Give A

  7. Benjamin Ingrosso – Good Lovin’

Semi-Final 3

  1. Robin Bengtsson – I Can’t Go On

  2. Krista Siegfrids – Snurra min jord

  3. Anton Hagman – Kiss You Goodbye

  4. Jasmine Kara – Gravity

  5. Owe Thörnqvist – Boogieman Blues

  6. Bella & Filippa – Crucified

  7. The Fooo Conspiracy – Gotta Thing

Semi-Final 4

  1. Jon Henrik Fjällgren feat. Aninia – En värld full av strider

  2. Alice – Running with Lions

  3. Les Gordons – Bound To Fall

  4. Wiktoria – As I Lay Me Down

  5. Axel Schylström – När ingen ser

  6. Sara Varga & Juha Mulari – Du får inte ändra på mig

  7. Loreen – Statements

There are a bunch of artists in the line up who aren’t strangers to Eurovision and Melodifestivalen. Loreen won the Eurovision Song Contest back in 2012 with the song Euphoria, and Charlotte Perrelli who won the contest in 1999, and participated again in 2008. Artists stuch as Wiktoria, Krista Siegfrids (who also participated in Eurovision 2013 for Finland), Boris René, Lisa Ajax and Robin Bengtsson all featured in the 2016 edition of Melodifestivalen.

Are you excited to see what Sweden has in store for 2017?

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