Melodifestivalen 1971

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Melodifestivalen 1971
Final 27 February 1971
Venue SVT Television Centre, Stockholm
Presenter(s) Lennart Hyland
Voting system Postcard voting in semi-finals, regional juries in the final
Winning song "Vita vidder" by Family Four

Melodifestivalen 1971 was the selection for the 12th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 11th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1164 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. There were five semifinals during the Hylands hörna programme. Family Four, Tommy Körberg and Sylvia Vrethammar performed one song in each semifinal. Family Four won all five semifinals, so all five finalists were performed by them. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio.


Place Artist Song Songwriters Points
1st Family Four "Vita vidder" Håkan Elmquist 22
2nd Family Four "Tjänare kärlek" Peter Himmelstrand 17
3rd Family Four "Heja mamma" Peter Himmelstrand 11
4th Family Four "Min sång" Bengt-Arne Wallin, Anja Notini-Wallin 10
5th Family Four "En sång om världen" Anders Bergsjö, Göran Dalström 9

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