According to Swedish broadcaster SVT, on Friday the 23rd of November 2021, we will meet the first batch of 14 “Melodifestivalen 2022” participants.
The format and hours haven’t been revealed yet.
We will probably have a chance to know who will compete in the first 2 semi-finals of “Melodifestivalen 2022“.
The other 14 participants will be revealed next Friday, 3rd of December 2021.
SVT is also planning to take Melodifestivalen on tour around Sweden after 2021 edition whish held only in Stockholm with no audience. Tour dates and locations for Melodifestivalen 2022 will be:
Semi-Final 1: Malmö – Malmö Arena (5th February 2022)
Semi-Final 2: Gothenburg – Scandinavium (12th Feburary 2022)
Semi-Final 3: Linköping – Saab Arena (19th February 2022)
Semi-Final 4: Lidköping – Sparbanken Arena (26th February 2022)
Semi-Final 5: Örnsköldsvik – Hägglunds Arena (5th March 2022)
Final: Stockholm – Friends Arena (12th March 2022)
Oscar Zia will host Melodifestivalen 2022 with multiple co-hosts.
The overall number of competing acts will be 28 which will remain the same. During the first 4 semi-finals, two acts will advance direct to the final as normal, while two other acts will advance to the 5th semi-final. The 8 acts in Semi-Final 5 will then be divided into two groups. The two songs that receive the most votes in each group will advance to the grand final of Melodifestivalen 2022.
So far, we have 19 rumored artists for “Melodifestivalen 2022“:
- Robin Bengtsson
- Klara Hammarström
- Alvaro Estrella
- Lance Hedman
- John Lundvik
- Malou Prytz
- Cazzi Opeia
- Anna Bergendahl
- Linda Bengtzing
- William Segerdahl
- Faith Kakembo
- Omar Rudberg
- Lance Hedman
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