Molly Sanden rules out Melodifestivalen return

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip, Swedish singer Molly Sanden has ruled out a return to Melodifestivalen. The singer who found fame at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006 has previously competed in Melfest on three occasions (2009, 2012, 2016) with her best result of 5th coming in 2012 with the…

Tusse Receives Eurovision Advice from Melfest Runner-Up Eric Saade

Speaking in the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Sweden’s entry Tusse has revealed Melfest runner up and former Eurovision participant Eric Saade shared his advice about competing in the contest. When asked by presenter Rob Lilley whether any of this year’s Melodifestivalen competitors had congratulated him on his victory, Tusse explained that two…

Patrik Jean Hopes To Return To Melfest in 2022

Speaking in a special bonus episode of The Euro Trip previewing Wednesday night’s Concert in the Dark Eurovision pre-party, Melfest 2021 artist Patrik Jean has revealed he’d love to return to the competition next year. Patrik was eliminated from this year’s Melodifestivalen after competing in the first semi-final, but his song ‘Tears Run Dry’ has…

Tusse Almost Didn’t Record Melodifestivalen Winner “Voices”

One of the songwriters behind Tusse’s Melfest single “Voices” has revealed the singer almost didn’t record the song because he was due to take his driving test the very next day. Speaking on last week’s episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Linnea Deb explained she had to persuade the Swedish Idol winner to travel to…

Nationwide Tour Unlikely For Melfest In 2022

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Aftonbladet journalist Tobbe Ek has suggested that Melodifestivalen will not tour Sweden in 2022. Since the introduction of semi-finals at Melfest, the show has toured across the country, with the final traditionally held in Stockholm. In 2021, all six shows were hosted in the Annexet…

Lotta Furebäck To Replace Christer Björkman As Head Of Delegation

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Aftonbladet journalist Tobbe Ek has confirmed that Lotta Furebäck will replace Christer Björkman as Sweden’s Head of Delegation. Chister Björkman is standing down from his role as supervisor of Melodifestivalen after holding the position since 2002. He is also stepping away from his role as…