Melodifestivalen 1979

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Melodifestivalen 1979
Date: 17 February 1979
Presenter: Ulf Elfving
Venue: Cirkus, Stockholm
Voting: Regional juries
Winner: Satellit performed by Ted Gärdestad
Winner's result at Eurovision: Seventeenth place

Melodifestivalen 1979 was the selection for the 19th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 18th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 452 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio.

Results[edit]

# Artist Song Songwriters Points Place
1 Ola+3 Det känns som jag vandrar fram Ulf Wahlberg 85 3rd
2 Tomas Adolphson & Anders Falk Tillsammans Tomas Adolphson, Anders Falk 58 6th
3 Eva Dahlgren Om jag skriver en sång Eva Dahlgren 85 3rd
4 Tomas Ledin Det ligger i luften Tomas Ledin 96 2nd
5 Kjell Hansson Mer än bara över natten Kjell Hansson 59 5th
6 Timjan En egen fela Peter Olsson, Anders Olsson 39 9th
7 Pontus Platin Nattens sång Pontus Platin, Susanne Wigforss, Patrice Hellberg 44 8th
8 Py Bäckman & Py Gang Var det här bara början? Py Bäckman 45 7th
9 Ted Gärdestad Satellit Ted Gärdestad, Kenneth Gärdestad 105 1st
10 Magnus Uggla Johnny the Rocker Magnus Uggla 22 10th

Voting[edit]

Juries[edit]

Song Falun Gothenburg Karlstad Luleå Malmö Norrköping Sundsvall Umeå Växjö Örebro Stockholm Total
Det känns som jag vandrar fram 10 6 6 7 6 4 7 12 7 8 12 85
Tillsammans 6 3 5 6 10 6 4 8 3 5 2 58
Om jag skriver en sång 8 12 10 2 4 7 6 10 8 12 6 85
Det ligger i luften 12 10 12 10 8 10 10 3 6 7 8 96
Mer än bara över natten 7 5 2 1 3 8 8 7 10 3 5 59
En egen fela 3 4 3 3 7 2 5 2 1 2 7 39
Nattens sång 1 8 4 4 5 5 2 4 4 6 1 44
Var det här bara början? 4 2 8 8 2 3 3 5 2 4 4 45
Satellit 5 7 7 12 12 12 12 6 12 10 10 105
Johnny the Rocker 2 1 1 5 1 1 1 1 5 1 3 22

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