Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1971

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Eurovision Song Contest 1971
Country  Sweden
National selection
Selection process Melodifestivalen 1971
Selection date(s) 27 February 1971
Selected entrant Family Four
Selected song "Vita vidder"
Finals performance
Final result 6th, 85 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Sweden did not compete in the Eurovision Song Contest 1970, as a protest against that four countries shared the victory the preceding year. They were, however, back for the 1971 contest. Five semi-finals, with the same three competitors in all of them, were held in the popular TV show Hylands hörna. The group Family Four won all of the semi-finals, and therefore sung all the songs in the final. The song Vita vidder, written and composed by Håkan Elmquist, won and represented Sweden at ESC, held in Dublin.

Family Four finished 6th out of 18, scoring high points from Switzerland and the Netherlands.