WATCH: These are Sweden’s contenders for the Eurovision Song Contest

WATCH: These are Sweden’s contenders for the Eurovision Song Contest

Ben Robertson of ESC Insight shares his thoughts and predictions on the 12 remaining songs competing to represent Sweden at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.

Eurovision fans, you’ll now be able to watch Melodifestivalen in English

Eurovision fans, you’ll now be able to watch Melodifestivalen in English

Melodifestivalen: How Sweden will pick its Eurovision hit in a pandemic year

Melodifestivalen: How Sweden will pick its Eurovision hit in a pandemic year

LISTEN: Who’s in the running to represent Sweden in Eurovision

LISTEN: Who’s in the running to represent Sweden in Eurovision

Why Melodifestivalen constantly outperforms Eurovision in Sweden

Why Melodifestivalen constantly outperforms Eurovision in Sweden

How Melodifestivalen became Sweden’s favourite children’s programme

How Melodifestivalen became Sweden’s favourite children’s programme

How Melodifestivalen can boost Sweden’s small towns

How Melodifestivalen can boost Sweden’s small towns

Why Gothenburg might never host another Eurovision Song Contest

Why Gothenburg might never host another Eurovision Song Contest

How this may just be Sweden’s most secret competition

How this may just be Sweden’s most secret competition

‘Why Sweden’s Melodifestivalen means so much to me’

‘Why Sweden’s Melodifestivalen means so much to me’

Why Melodifestivalen is Sweden’s biggest TV show

Why Melodifestivalen is Sweden’s biggest TV show

Sweden’s best Eurovision moments you’ve probably never heard of

Sweden’s best Eurovision moments you’ve probably never heard of

What’s Mello? The ultimate guide to Sweden’s biggest TV show

What’s Mello? The ultimate guide to Sweden’s biggest TV show

Five facts about John Lundvik, Sweden’s British-born Eurovision star

Five facts about John Lundvik, Sweden’s British-born Eurovision star

BLOG: Sweden chooses Eurovision entry in Melodifestivalen finale

BLOG: Sweden chooses Eurovision entry in Melodifestivalen finale

Meet the international fans crazy for Sweden’s Melodifestivalen

Meet the international fans crazy for Sweden’s Melodifestivalen

Can Måns bring Sweden’s Melodifestivalen fever to UK?

Can Måns bring Sweden’s Melodifestivalen fever to UK?

Dancing lobster act voted out as Eurovision contender

Dancing lobster act voted out as Eurovision contender

What you need to know about Sweden’s new Eurovision hopeful

What you need to know about Sweden’s new Eurovision hopeful

Why the #%!&# do Swedes swear in English so much?

Why the #%!&# do Swedes swear in English so much?

Eight useless facts about Sweden’s Melodifestivalen mania

Eight useless facts about Sweden’s Melodifestivalen mania

Seven events to tick off your Sweden bucket list in 2017

Seven events to tick off your Sweden bucket list in 2017

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden

Ukraine wins Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden

BLOG: Stockholm glitters for Eurovision Song Contest

BLOG: Stockholm glitters for Eurovision Song Contest

Six Eurovision acts you just have to look out for

Six Eurovision acts you just have to look out for

Five fab Eurovision parties in Stockholm this weekend

Five fab Eurovision parties in Stockholm this weekend

Six signs Sweden takes Eurovision too seriously

Six signs Sweden takes Eurovision too seriously

Could Eurovision be threatened by TV staff strike?

Could Eurovision be threatened by TV staff strike?

Four fab facts about Sweden’s ‘Melodifestivalen’ mania

Four fab facts about Sweden’s ‘Melodifestivalen’ mania

Will Eurovision star Måns host next contest?

Will Eurovision star Måns host next contest?

Swedish teen breaks hearts at Idol opening

Swedish teen breaks hearts at Idol opening

Stockholm to host 2016 Eurovision contest

Stockholm to host 2016 Eurovision contest

Eurovision winner Måns celebrates with pizza

Eurovision winner Måns celebrates with pizza

How the world reacted to Sweden’s Eurovision win

How the world reacted to Sweden’s Eurovision win

Sweden’s Eurovision star Måns through to final

Sweden’s Eurovision star Måns through to final

Kristin Amparo: ‘Swedes are afraid to be proud’
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Kristin Amparo: ‘Swedes are afraid to be proud’

Five top facts: Sweden’s Eurovision entry

Five top facts: Sweden’s Eurovision entry

Europe gets ready for Måns Zelmerlöw mania

Europe gets ready for Måns Zelmerlöw mania

‘I can sing but I’d sign if I went to Eurovision’

‘I can sing but I’d sign if I went to Eurovision’

Swedish TV song signer becomes global star

Swedish TV song signer becomes global star

Melodifestivalen victory for Måns Zelmerlöw

Melodifestivalen victory for Måns Zelmerlöw

The Local’s guide to Melodifestivalen mania

The Local’s guide to Melodifestivalen mania

Melodifestivalen fever set to sweep across Sweden

Melodifestivalen fever set to sweep across Sweden

Sweden reveals 2015 Eurovision hopefuls

Sweden reveals 2015 Eurovision hopefuls

Sweden selects Sanna for Eurovision bid

Sweden selects Sanna for Eurovision bid

Vote rigging mires SVT’s Melodifestivalen

Vote rigging mires SVT’s Melodifestivalen

Melodifestivalen review: Time to hit the bar

Melodifestivalen review: Time to hit the bar

Melodifestivalen review: The great Gothenburg disaster

Melodifestivalen review: The great Gothenburg disaster

Melodifestivalen review: Swenglish and sunshine undone in Linköping

Melodifestivalen review: Swenglish and sunshine undone in Linköping

Melodifestivalen review: Glamrock and hairy armpits in Malmö

Melodifestivalen review: Glamrock and hairy armpits in Malmö

Yay or nay to Sweden’s annual Mello meltdown?

Yay or nay to Sweden’s annual Mello meltdown?

First Melodifestivalen contestants revealed

First Melodifestivalen contestants revealed

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Melodifestivalen: “It’s a dictatorship! Abuse of power!”

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Melodifestivalen: Clamp eases into final

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Melodifestivalen upset leads to recriminations

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Melodifestivalen: Men mop up in Skellefteå

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Melodifestivalen: Wennergren and Alcazar are weekend winners

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Melodifestivalen: Stenmarck pips Grönvall

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“Bullied” Stenmarck feels the pressure in Kiev

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Carola in gay question panic

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Carola swept through to final

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Rednex and Bäcklund snatch final Melodifestivalen places

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Love Sweden, love Eurovision

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Voice worries plague Carola

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Carola wins song final

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Carola builds up for Eurovision semis

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Carola breezes through to Eurovision final

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Sweden believes in Carola at Eurovision

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Fifth spot in Eurovision for Carola

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Melodifestivalen: old favourites line up again

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Book and Nilsson to song contest final

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Swedes thrown out of Eurovision

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Idol takes over Melodifestivalen

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Singer-songwriters win through to Melodifestivalen final

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Sonja and Sanna confound Melodifestivalen pundits

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Tension builds as Sweden gears up for Melodifestivalen final

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The Ark triumph in Globen

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Melodifestivalen stars caught up in fire drama

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Introducing…The Ark

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A quickie with…Charlotte Perrelli

‘Witch burning’ causes women shelter outrage

‘Witch burning’ causes women shelter outrage

Carola in Eurovision omission shock

Carola in Eurovision omission shock

Bodies Without Organs win Eurovision heat

Bodies Without Organs win Eurovision heat

Perelli and Bengtzing win Eurovision heat

Perelli and Bengtzing win Eurovision heat

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Sweden chooses Perrelli for Eurovision

Sweden chooses Perrelli for Eurovision

Sweden chooses Perrelli for Eurovision

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen 2009

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen 2009

Zelmerlöw and H.E.A.T. win Eurovision heat

Zelmerlöw and H.E.A.T. win Eurovision heat

A new Abba generation

A new Abba generation

E.M.D and Molly Sandén win Eurovision heat

E.M.D and Molly Sandén win Eurovision heat

Agnes and Malena win Eurovision heat

Agnes and Malena win Eurovision heat

Trio complete Eurovision final line up

Trio complete Eurovision final line up

What’s your view of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen?

What’s your view of Sweden’s Melodifestivalen?

Malena Ernman wins Melodifestivalen

Malena Ernman wins Melodifestivalen

Russian disgust over Sweden Eurovision skit

Russian disgust over Sweden Eurovision skit

‘Don’t mess with the red star or Russia’s national anthem’

‘Don’t mess with the red star or Russia’s national anthem’

Russia parody Tingeling tops charts for fourth week

Russia parody Tingeling tops charts for fourth week

Sweden and Ernman gear up for Eurovision

Sweden and Ernman gear up for Eurovision

Ernman takes Sweden to Eurovision finals

Ernman takes Sweden to Eurovision finals

Swedish Eurovision fever cools

Swedish Eurovision fever cools

Anna Bergendahl wins Melodifestivalen

Anna Bergendahl wins Melodifestivalen

Melodifestivalen draws 3.9 million viewers

Melodifestivalen draws 3.9 million viewers

Transport agency anger at Eurovision music vid

Transport agency anger at Eurovision music vid

Sweden licks wounds of Eurovision fiasco

Sweden licks wounds of Eurovision fiasco

Eurovision scores make star of ‘hot’ runner up

Eurovision scores make star of ‘hot’ runner up

Swedish living rooms brace for Melodifestivalen invasion

Swedish living rooms brace for Melodifestivalen invasion

American-born rapper set to make Melodifestivalen history

American-born rapper set to make Melodifestivalen history

Eric Saade snags 2011 Melodifestivalen title

Eric Saade snags 2011 Melodifestivalen title

Swedes gear up for Melodifestivalen mania

Swedes gear up for Melodifestivalen mania

Five Swedish songs that never made Eurovision

Five Swedish songs that never made Eurovision

Loreen takes home Melodifestivalen win

Loreen takes home Melodifestivalen win

Swedish woman’s hairy armpit hurrah goes viral

Swedish woman’s hairy armpit hurrah goes viral

Swedish feminists bare pits to ‘reclaim the hair’

Swedish feminists bare pits to ‘reclaim the hair’

Swedish heavy metal tune gets stunning sign language makeover

Swedish heavy metal tune gets stunning sign language makeover

Swedish TV in Eurovision ‘coloured person’ outrage

Swedish TV in Eurovision ‘coloured person’ outrage

Fans divided as Malmö to host Eurovision 2013

Fans divided as Malmö to host Eurovision 2013

Contestants announced for Melodifestivalen 2013

Contestants announced for Melodifestivalen 2013

‘A guy wearing a dress is not a sexual thing’: Yohio

‘A guy wearing a dress is not a sexual thing’: Yohio

Malmö Eurovision final sells out in 20 minutes

Malmö Eurovision final sells out in 20 minutes

Swedish comic Petra Mede to host Eurovision

Swedish comic Petra Mede to host Eurovision

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen kick-off

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen kick-off

Yohio and Lindgren in Melodifestivalen win

Yohio and Lindgren in Melodifestivalen win

Sean Banan wows crowd with glitter and glam

Sean Banan wows crowd with glitter and glam

Ravaillacz and State of Drama claim final spots

Ravaillacz and State of Drama claim final spots

Teen idol and metalhead claim final spots

Teen idol and metalhead claim final spots

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen final

Sweden braces for Melodifestivalen final

Robin Stjernberg wins Melodifestivalen

Robin Stjernberg wins Melodifestivalen

Is the Melodifestivalen voting system flawed?

Is the Melodifestivalen voting system flawed?

‘I came to Malmö in 1974 and I still haven’t left’

‘I came to Malmö in 1974 and I still haven’t left’

Melodifestivalen: an expat parent’s gateway to Swedish culture

Melodifestivalen: an expat parent’s gateway to Swedish culture