The dates and venues for Melodifestivalen 2016 have been announced by SVT today, Sweden will select for Eurovision on March 12.
This year Halmstad will be hosting their first ever Melodifestivalen show as they play host to the Andra Chansen show on March 5. While Gothenburg and Malmö keep with tradition and kick off the competition at the start of February.
The dates for the shows are as follows:
- Semi Final 1 – February 6 – Göteborg, Scandinvium
- Semi Final 2 – February 13 – Malmö, Malmö Arena
- Semi Final 3 – February 20 – Norrköping, Himmelstalundshallen
- Semi Final 4 – February 27 – Gävle, Gavlerinken Arena
- Andra Chansen – March 5 – Halmstad, Halmstad Arena
- Final – March 12 – Stockholm, Friends Arena