Today at 17:00 CET live from Tel Aviv: The Semi-Final Allocation Draw!
Find out today if your country will perform in the first Semi-Final on the 14th of May, or in the second Semi-Final on the 16th of May. And if you are from one of the ’Big Five‘ or host country Israel: find out in which Semi-Final your country will be broadcast and be able to vote in. Tune in to the live stream, presented by Assi Azar and Lucy Ayoub, from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, starting at 17:00 CET.
Popular Swedish media personalities to host Melodifestivalen 2019 tour
Eric Saade, Marika Carlsson, Sarah Dawn Finer and Kodjo Akolor will host Sweden's national selection spectacle Melodifestivalen. Eric Saade represented Sweden at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest with Popular, finishing in third place. Sarah Dawn Finer took part in and hosted the Swedish national selection several times and made fame internationally in the role of 'EBU spokesperson' Lynda Woodruff. Marika Carlsson is a famous Swedish stand-up comedian, Kodjo Akolor is well-known TV and radio personality.
The Melodifestivalen tour will travel from Göteborg, on the 2nd of February, to Malmö, Leksand, Lidköping, Nyköping and Stockholm, on the 9th of March.