Sweden: Melodifestivalen first semi-final rehearsals on-line, listen to the snippets!

The most famous Eurovision national selection kicks off on Saturday with the first semi-final taking place live from Gothenburg!

The first seven candidates taking the Melodifestivalen 2016 stage are actively working on their preparations for the show. SVT will be revealing the candidate songs it their full length tomorrow, but you can now enjoy a few seconds of each performance and listen to the snippets below:

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Melodifestivalen 2016 will consist of 6 shows, fours semi-finals, a Second Chance show (March 5) and a Grand Final (March 12) held in Stockholm. Two acts from each semi-final will make it to the final, while the 3rd and 4th placed will compete in the Second Chance (Andra Chansen) from which four contenders will qualify for the Grand Final.

All shows will be hosted by Gina Dirawi along with different co-hosts. Yesterday, SVT announced Charlotte Perrelli won’t be finally one of them, being instead part of an extended interval during the show due to contracts incompatibility.

Which song seems your favourite so far?

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)
My name is Belén, I am a 25 year-old musician girl from Spain. I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the Junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest).Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos!I have already travelled to Eurovision three times (Malmö 2013, Copenhagen 2014 and Vienna 2015) and to Junior Eurovision twice (Malta 2014 & Bulgaria 2015). Next stop -> Stockholm 2016

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