Melodifestivalen 2020

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Melodifestivalen 2020
Dates
Semi-final 11 February 2020
Semi-final 28 February 2020
Semi-final 315 February 2020
Semi-final 422 February 2020
Second chance29 February 2020
Final7 March 2020
Host
Presenter(s)David Sundin
Linnea Henriksson
Lina Hedlund
Host broadcasterSVT
Participants
Number of entries28

Melodifestivalen 2020 will be the 60th edition of the Swedish music competition Melodifestivalen. It will be held between 1 February and 7 March, 2020.[1] Presenters for the edition will be Lina Hedlund, David Sundin and Linnea Henriksson. [2] The winner of the competition will represent Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam.[2] The competition will be broadcast on SVT.[3]

One singer has already been confirmed, Amanda Aasa the first runner-up of the Sveriges Radio P4 show, P4 Nästa. [4][5]

Format[edit]

Competition Schedule
Show Date City Venue
Semi Final 1 1 February 2020 Linköping Saab Arena
Semi Final 2 8 February 2020 Gothenburg Scandinavium
Semi Final 3 15 February 2020 Luleå Coop Norrbotten Arena
Semi Final 4 22 February 2020 Malmö Malmö Arena
Second Chance Round 29 February 2020 Eskilstuna Stiga Sports Arena
Final 7 March 2020 Stockholm Friends Arena

Presenters[edit]

On 3 September 2019, Lina Hedlund, David Sundin and Linnea Henriksson were announced as the presenters for the 60th edition of Melodifestivalen.[2]

Semi-Finals[edit]

Semi Final 1[edit]

The first semi final will take place on the 1st of February 2020 at the Saab Arena in Linköping.[1]

Semi Final 2[edit]

The second semi final will take place on the 8th of February 2020 at the Scandinavium arena in Gothenburg.[1]

Semi Final 3[edit]

The third semi final will take place on the 15th of February 2020 at the Coop Norrbotten Arena in Luleå.[1]

Semi Final 4[edit]

The fourth semi final will take place on the 22nd of February 2020 at the Malmö Arena in Malmö.[1]

Second Chance Round[edit]

The Second Chance Round (Andra Chansen) will take place on the 29th of February 2020 at the Stiga Sports Arena in Eskilstuna.[1] This is the first time in the history of the competition that the city will host a Melodifestivalen round.

Final[edit]

The Final will take place on the 7 March 2020 at the Friends Arena in Stockholm.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Hit kommer Melodifestivalen 2020". Aftonbladet. Retrieved 3 September 2019
  2. ^ a b c "Lina Hedlund, Linnea Henriksson, David Sundin to host Melodifestivalen". wiwibloggs. September 3, 2019.
  3. ^ "Sweden: Here are the hosts of Melodifestivalen 2020". Eurovisionworld. 2019-09-03. Retrieved 3 September 2019.
  4. ^ Wikman, Anna (August 25, 2019). "Halmstadbon Amanda Aasa första artist klar för Melodifestivalen" – via www.svt.se. Retrieved 3 September 2019
  5. ^ "Amanda Aasa is first confirmed act for Melodifestivalen 2020". wiwibloggs. August 24, 2019. Retrieved 3 September 2019