Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1996

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Eurovision Song Contest 1996
Country  Sweden
National selection
Selection process Melodifestivalen 1996
Selection date(s) 24 February 1996
Selected entrant One More Time
Selected song "Den vilda"
Finals performance
Final result 3rd, 100 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1995 1996 1997►

Sweden selected their entry for Eurovision Song Contest 1996 by holding their common format of Melodifestivalen. Melodifestivalen 1996 was held on 24 February, where 10 songs competed. After these 10 songs were whittled down to 5, 11 regional juries gave points to decide the winner.

The winner was "Den vilda", performed by One More Time. It was written by group members Peter and Nanne Grönvall.

At the contest, held in Oslo, Norway, One More Time performed last of 23, following Slovakia. At the close of the voting it had received 100 points, placing 3rd behind winner ireland and runner-up Norway.

Melodifestivalen 1996[edit]

For the full results, see Melodifestivalen 1996.
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Janne Bark, Nick Borgen, Lennart Grahn,
Lasse Kroner and Peter Lundblad
"Gör någon glad" - -
2 Andreas Lundstedt "Driver dagg faller regn" 48 2nd
3 Lotta Engberg "Juliette & Jonathan" 45 3rd
4 One More Time "Den vilda" 71 1st
5 Ellinor Franzén "Finns här för dig" - -
6 Inger Nordström "Gråt inte" - -
7 Henrik Åberg "Du är alltid en del utav mig" - -
8 Frank Ådahl "Tårar från himlen" 26 5th
9 Lotten Andersson and Magnus Sjögren "Va' e du?" - -
10 Mårten Eriksson "Förlorad igen" - -

Voting[edit]

Points awarded to Sweden[edit]

Points Awarded to Sweden
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Sweden[edit]

12 points  Estonia
10 points  Norway
8 points  Netherlands
7 points  Ireland
6 points  United Kingdom
5 points  Malta
4 points  Portugal
3 points  Greece
2 points  Cyprus
1 point  Croatia