It’s another busy weekend for the fandom as Croatia decides their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest, while Norway and Sweden continue with their semi finals. Here’s what to expect and how to stream the shows.
Who will represent Croatia this year?
The final of Dora, the Croatian selection show for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 will take place on Saturday 13 February. A total of 14 acts will compete of which 2 already have a history of competing at Eurovision. Nina Kraljić reached the final for Croatia in Stockholm in 2016 with her song Lighthouse while Tony Cetinski took part in 1994 with Nek'ti Bude Ljubav Sva.
The following acts will perform:
Filip Rudan - Blind
Bernarda - Colours
Ella Orešković -Come This Way
Sandi Cenov - Kriv
Beta Sudar - Ma Zamisli
Brigita Vuco - Noći Pijane
ToMa - Ocean Of Love
Eric - Reci Mi
Nina Kraljić - Rijeka
Ashley Colburn & Bojan Jambrošić - Share The Love
Mia Negotević - She's Like A Dream
Albina - Tick-Tock
Cambi - Zaljubljen
Tony Cetinski & Kiki Rahimovski - Zapjevaj, Sloboda je!
Broadcast time: Saturday 13 February 20:10 CET
Where to watch: HRT (in Croatia) or online.
Last Semi-Final in Norway
With only one week left until the final of Melodi Grand Prix (MGP) there are only 3 slots left. One of those slots will be filled by one of the 4 participants duelling in the fifth Semi-Final on Saturday 13 February. The competing acts are:
IMERIKA - I Can’t Escape
RIVER - Coming Home
TuVeia - Bli Med Meg På Gar’n
Ane.Fin - Walking In My Sleep
Rein Alexander, who also participated in Melodi Grand Prix last year, is pre-qualified for the final and will showcase his song Eyes Wide Open.
Broadcast time: Saturday 13 February 19:50 CET
Where to watch: NRK (In Norway and its neighbouring countries) or online.
Melodifestivalen continues with second Semi-Final
The second Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen, Sweden's national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, will be broadcast live from Stockholm on Saturday 13 February. Eurovision fans have expressed their enthusiasm on social media about the return of Dotter, who ended up in second place last year missing out on the trophy with just 1 point between her and The Mamas.
The full line up is:
Anton Ewald - New Religion
Julia Alfrida - Rich
WAHL feat. SAMI - 90-talet
Frida Green - The Silence
Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos - Rena Rama Ding Dong
Patrik Jean - Tears Run Dry
Dotter - Little Tot
Two acts will qualify directly to the final while the number 3 and 4 will get a second chance to qualify on 6 March.
Broadcast time: Saturday 13 February 20:00 CET
Where to watch: SVT (in Sweden and its neighbouring countries) or online.
If you’re watching all 3 shows please share photos of your multi-screen set-ups! Don’t be afraid to #OpenUpAsManyStreamingDevicesAsYouNeed.