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Eurovision 2013 nominated for Swedish TV award

14 August 2013 at 13:36 CEST

The 2013 edition of Europe's favourite TV show in Malmö was a resounding success and in recognition of this the show has been nominated for the very prestigious Kristallen Award in the category of "Best Entertainment Program". The awards will take place on the 30th of August.

As the official television awards in Sweden, they can be compared to the likes of BAFTA in the United Kingdom where the very best TV productions are nominated in a variety of categories. The awards are administered by Det Svenska Tevepriset and have taken place since 2005.

Here are the shows competing in the "Best Entertainment Program" category:

  • 2013 Eurovision Song Contest - Grand Final, Martin Österdahl, SVT
  • Hellenius Hörna, Staffan Lindberg, TV4
  • Kristallen 2012, Mikael Svensson, Kanal 5
  • Patrik möter, Olle Palmlöf, TV3
  • Så mycket bättre, Daniel Edvardsson, TV4

The 2013 Eurovision Song Contest was held at the Malmö Arena in Malmö, Sweden on the 14th, 16th and 18th of May where Denmark's Emmelie de Forest took home victory with her song Only Teardrops.