Melodifestivalen is the leading event of national selection season and the dates for Melodifestivalen 2016 have just been announced by SVT.
Melodifestivalen 2016 dates
Deltävling 1: On February 6, Gothenburg, Scandinvium
Deltävling 2: On February 13, Malmö, Malmö Arena
Deltävling 3: On February 20, Norrkoping, Himmelstalundshallen
Deltävling 4: On February 27, Gavle, Gavlerinken Arena
Andra Chansen: On March 5, Halmstad, Halmstad Arena (First time apperance)
Final: March 12, Stockholm, Friends Arena
28 acts will perform across six weeks, with 12 finalists appearing at Friends Arena in Stockholm and fighting to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm.
Rumours about which acts will compete are only hotting up and will likely be announced toward the end of 2015.
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