melodifestivalen

The Swedes really do know how to host a national final for Eurovision! Their selection process, Melodifestivalen, is the most eagerly awaited national selection of the Eurovision season every year. Watched by millions of Swedes on TV and a large portion of the Eurovision community online!

The Swedish broadcaster, SVT, have revealed who will be hosting the 2017 extravaganza. This year there will be three hosts: Clara Henry, David Lindgren and Hasse Andersson.

Clara Henry (22)- is a blogger, TV presenter and comedian. She is no stranger to Melodifestivalen – Clara was involved in the 2014 contest as an interviewer, interviewing the acts before and after the shows for SVT.

David Lindgred (34)- Took to the MelFest stage in 2012, 2013 and 2016 as a singer where he ended 4th, 8th and 11th respectively. Now he is taking on another role in the contest, the host!

Hasse Andersson (68)- is a singer / songwriter and has also taken part in Melodifestivalen as a singer, in 2015 he ended 4th with his song “Guld och gröna skogar”.

Melodifestivalen 2017 will begin on the 4th of February and the winner will be decided on the 11th of March, where the winner will receive the Swedish ticket to Kiev.

Which acts do you wish to see in next year’s Melodifestivalen?

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