Sweden – National broadcaster, SVT, has confirmed that previous entrant, David Lindgren, will again host Melodifestivalen, but this time as a solo host. SVT received 2771 entries for this year’s contest and must now pick the contestants for the live shows.
Melodifestivalen starts on 3rd February 2018 and runs until the final on 10th March 2018. You can buy tickets HERE.
03/02/2018: Semi-final 1 – Karlstad, Löfbergs Arena
10/02/2018: Semi-final 2 – Gothenburg, Scandinavium
17/02/2018: Semi-final 3 – Malmö, Malmö Arena
24/02/2018: Semi-final 4 – Örnsköldsvik, Fjällräven Center
03/03/2018: Andra chansen (Second chance) – Kristianstad, Kristianstad Arena
10/03/2018: Final – Stockholm, Friends Arena
Local newspaper, Aftonbladet, has announced that Samir & Viktor have entered again and been chosen as one of the 28 acts for the finals. The only other act known to date is Stiko Per Larsson who was chosen from P4 radio’s annual ‘Svensktoppen nästa’ radio competition.