Sweden’s much-awaited Melodifestivalen kicked off on February 5 with the first of four semi-finals. And following a never-ending series of audible disasters at last year’s competition, Vebooboo was delighted to see a number of quality acts among the first 8 of 32.
SVT has released a 30-minute sneak preview show featuring interviews with and a one-minute clip from each of this Saturday’s semi-final contestants in Luleå. Vebooboo watched the programme (available at www.svt.se/melodifestivalen) and can now dish the following dirt.
Attention Sweden: if you’re planning to televote during this year’s Melodifestivalen final, you may want to think twice before spending your hard-earned kronor.
Semi-final 1 – Luleå (See our favorites here.)
Wiwi and Vebooboo leave Britain for Sweden and Melodifestivalen in just a few weeks! So it’s time to preview the final of the four semi-finals. If you missed our tips for semi-finals one, two or three, be sure to review them afterwords!
“In the Club” lyrics — Danny Saucedo Melodifestivalen 2011
You’ve seen our picks for Melodifestivalen semi-finals one and two. Now we turn our ears to the third semi-final.
Wiwi and his new deputy editor Vebooboo have already given you a taste of Melodifestivalen semi-final #1. Now we’re turning to the second semi-final—and more importantly feasting our eyes on everyone’s favorite manboy Eric Saade. Mmmm. Here we go.