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Sweden, Russia, Israel, Armenia, Malta to complete 2019 lineup

09 March 2019 at 12:05 CET
The final of Melodifestivalen 2019 Stina Stjernkvist/SVT
With just a day to go until the deadline to submit songs for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest, five more countries are still to select or reveal their songs for Tel Aviv.

The 37 artists and songs already chosen for Tel Aviv can be found in the participants overview.

Sweden decides

Tonight, five weeks of Semi-Finals will culminate into the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen, Sweden's highly popular selection for the Eurovision Song Contest.

Tonight at 20:00 CET, the spectacle hosted by Sarah Dawn Finer, Kodjo Akolor, Marika Carlsson and Eric Saade will kick off at Stockholm's Friends Arena. Twelve acts will battle to succeed Benjamin Ingrosso as the country's Eurovision Song Contest entry:

  • Jon Henrik Fjällgren - Norrsken (Goeksegh)
  • Lisa Ajax - Torn
  • Mohombi - Hello
  • Lina Hedlund - Victorious
  • Bishara - On My Own
  • Anna Bergendahl - Ashes to Ashes
  • Nano - Chasing Rivers
  • Hanna Ferm & Liamoo - Hold You
  • Malou Pritz - I Do Me
  • John Lundvik - Too Late for Love
  • Wiktoria - Not With Me
  • Arvingarna - I Do

Lynda Woodruff 'from the EBU' will also make an appearance in tonight's show. The live stream of the final of Melodifestivalen 2019 can be found here on SVT Play. If you want to get updates in English during the show, you can follow the Melodifestivalen Twitter Page .

Four more to go...

This weekend, as the deadline to submit songs to the EBU looms, Russia, Armenia, Israel and Malta will complete the lineup for the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Except for Sweden, all countries have chosen their artists, but some are yet to reveal their songs.

On Sunday, Heads of Delegation from all 41 participating countries will gather in Tel Aviv for the annual Heads of Delegation meeting, where they will be updated on everything they need to know before May. will be on the spot to share the latest news with you. Also, stay tuned for more clips being revealed today and tomorrow!