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Melodifestivalen is Sweden's national music competition to find the best song of the year. The winner of this competition will be use to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. 28 acts went through four Semi Finals and a Second Chance round before getting into the Grand Final of Melodifestivalen 2017 which again is held at the Friends Arena in Solna (Near Stockholm) on Saturday, 11 March 2017 with a live audience of almost 30000 spectators. In 2016, Frans won Melodifestivalen 2016 with the song "If I were sorry" which came 5th in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Eurovision Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience is present at the location and conducted interviews with all the performers plus more. May Sweden and the International Jury select the best song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev on 09 May 2017 in Semi Final 1.
Eurovision Radio International Special on Wednesday, 08 March 2017
To get the fans into the mood for Melodifestivalen 2017, on Europe's Ultimate Eurovision Experience - Radio International this week JP plays some of the highlights of Melodifestivalen from recent years. And in the third hour you will hear all the songs that will be competing in Melodifestivalen 2017 of which the winner will represent Sweden at Eurovision 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine. Click here for the details of Melodifestivalen 2017 Grand Final.
The show will be available at all the usual stations just not on Facebook this week, however on the Radio International Livestream Channel available here. starting at 2000 hours CET on Wednesday, 08 March 2017 and on RTV Katwijk in the Netherlands on FM at 2100 hours CET.
Due to this special more music edition of the show the regular content only returns next week such as the Eurovision News, the Eurovision Cover Spot, The Clip Quiz, your requests, etc. But also will be spiced with the interviews JP and Eric did at Melodifestivalen 2017.
For further details and the Show Archive and link to the Eurovision News visit the Radio International website available here.
So Happy Listening and Happy Melo! :)
How to Listen!
Radio International - The Ultimate Eurovision Experience, is extremely happy that the show is also aired on the following radio stations:
- RTV Katwijk - The Home Station: Live on Wednesday 08 Mar 2017 from 9-12pmCET
- Radio International's Mix Cloud Channel
- The Radio International Show Archive: Download the show from the Show Archive the day after live broadcast.
- Malta's Galaxy 105 Network: Sundays 1930 - 2230 hours CET
- TUNEIN at time of broadcast on Wednesday from 2100 - 2359 hours
- Twitter: Contact the studio during the live broadcast on Wednesday via Twitter: @RadioInt or via email - (click here)
- ITunes: Subscribe to Eurovision Radio International via ITunes and automatically you will receive the show on your account to listen to.
Should you not be able to listen live, the show will appear in the Programme’s Show Archive a few hours after its airing on the radio as well as download the show via Itunes. Also a copy of the show is uploaded to Radio International's Mixcloud Channel. With this you will never have to miss your favourite Eurovision Radio Show.
JP and the Team in the Tower of Eurovision Power
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