In 2013 Sweden has the honour of organizing the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö and the hard task of finding the successor of Loreen and this year's winner Euphoria through Melodifestivalen, their national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest and the top TV show in the country as well.
For six weeks next winter the Melodifestivalen tour will travel all around Sweden:
According to the Project Manager of Melodifestivalen 2013, Maria Ilstedt "we are very excited about 2013 geographic spread of cities, from Karlskrona in the South to Skellefteå in the North. This places and venues have the capacity and knowledge needed to manage both the arena and television productions for Melodifestivalen. We look forward to work with them and create a party for both the audience attending and the TV viewers".