Officials in Stockholm have been holding meetings about hosting Eurovision 2024 since Loreen won Melfest back in March.
Internal politics could block Petra Mede Eurovision return
Two-time Eurovision host Petra Mede could be ruled out of presenting the contest in 2024 due to internal broadcaster politics.
‘Cyprus feels like family’ – Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt
Prolific Melfest songwriter Jimmy “Joker” Thörnfeldt has spoken about the family-like connection he has with Cyprus at Eurovision.
Christer Björkman encouraged Loreen’s Melfest return
Former Melodifestivalen producer Christer Björkman encouraged Loreen to return to the competition in 2023.
Loreen feels no pressure ahead of Melfest comeback
Eurovision winner Loreen doesn’t feel the pressure of winning Melfest on her return to the Swedish competition this weekend.
Parkinson’s diagnosis prompted Uje Brandelius Melfest participation
Uje Brandelius decided to participate in Melodifestivalen after coming to terms with his diagnosis with Parkinson’s disease.
Tone Sekelius aiming for Melfest victory with ‘risky’ participation
Melodifestivalen sophomore Tone Sekelius has said she is aiming to win the competition this year and has a song she thinks is risky, but a genuine contender.
Sweden victory would tempt Björkman back to producing Eurovision
Christer Björkman would be tempted to return to Sweden if the country wins this year’s Eurovision Song Contest
“Cornelia has a bigger shot in Europe than I do” – Anders Bagge
Melfest 2022 runner-up Anders Bagge believes second place was best as Cornelia Jakobs has a better shot at Eurovision success.
“Adaptations and adjustments” needed for Melfest next year – Annette Brattström
Melfest’s outgoing Project Manager believes the competition needs changes for 2023.