SVT will reveal the first fourteen of twenty-eight artists competing in Melodifestivalen 2022 this Friday.
Half of the acts competing in Melodifestivalen 2022 are set to be revealed at the end of this week. SVT will reveal fourteen of the twenty-eight acts competing in Melodifestivalen on Friday. The exact format in which the artists will be announced has not been confirmed by SVT.
Ask and you shall receive dear Mello Monsters ✨♥️💜💛💚🧡✨ pic.twitter.com/8UqxYxYPCU
— Melodifestivalen (en) (@melfest_en) November 23, 2021
This year Oscar Zia will be the host of Melodifestivalen 2022. Oscar has taken part in Melodifestivalen three times (2013, 2014, 2016). Last year he co-hosted Semi-Final 2 of Melodifestivalen with Christer Björkman and Anis Don Demina. The dates of Melodifestivalen 2022 are as follows:
- Semi-Final 1: Malmö – Malmö Arena (February 5)
- Semi-Final 2: Gothenburg – Scandinavium (Feburary 12)
- Semi-Final 3: Linköping – Saab Arena (February 19)
- Semi-Final 4: Lidköping – Sparbanken Arena (February 26)
- Semi-Final 4: Örnsköldsvik – Hägglunds Arena (March 5)
- Final: Stockholm – Friends Arena (March 12)
Image Source: EBU / Andres Putting
Sweden debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 and has gone on to be one of the contest’s most successful countries. The country has won the contest six times, the most recent being in 2015. Sweden’s first victory came in 1974 when ABBA won the contest in Brighton with “Waterloo”. Since missing out on the final in 2010, Sweden has gone on to finish 3rd twice and has won the contest twice, only in 2013 did the country place outside of the top 10 in the final.