Sweden – Swedish broadcaster, SVT, has opened up its submission period today for anyone wanting to take part in Melodifestivalen 2020. You have until 11.59pm on 15th September to enter.
Melodifestivalen 2020 is the 60th anniversary of the contest, and will host at least 28 contestants — 14 will be selected by an expert panel of jurors and 14 will be selected by Melodifestivalen’s staff.
SVT’s aim is for at least 50% of the selected entries to be written solely by female composers/lyricists or by a team consisting of both male and female composers/lyricists.
A recent Mello songwriting camp is rumoured to have attracted the following: Dotter – Mariette – Robin Bengtsson – Hanna Ferm – Sigrid Bernson – Andreas Wijk – Shirley Clamp.
To enter the contest, upload audio files of the musical composition from 9:00 a.m. on 26th of August 2019 to 11:59 p.m. on 15th of September 2019 here: http://bidrag.melodifestivalen.se
You can find out more about how to enter and the rules here.