The biggest national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest takes place this evening. Sweden will be hosting the 2012 national final which will see 1 lucky act represent them in this years contest in Baku.
Melodifestivalen is a big event in Sweden, in fact we have already had 3 semi finals and a wild card semi
final, but we still have 10 acts to choose from. The selection is like a mini Eurovision in itself, voting it’s comprised of a 50/50 televoting and jury vote. The international jury will consist of the following countries: Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, United Kingdom, Estonia, France, Cyprus, Ireland, Malta, Norway, Germany and Ukraine.
The ten songs that qualify for the final are:
- Shout It Out – David Lindgren
- Jag Reser Mig Igen – Thorsten Flinck & Revolutionsorkestern
- Mystery – Dead by April
- Why Start A Fire – Lisa Miskovsky
- Baby Doll – Top Cats
- Euphoria – Loreen
- Soldiers – Ulrik Munther
- Mirakel – Björn Ranelid feat. Sara Li
- Why Am I Crying – Molly Sandén
- Amazing – Danny Saucedo
You can watch the contest live on SVT Play website from 20:00 CET.