Wiktoria dress

We are now only hours away from Sweden deciding its champion of Melodifestivalen 2017 and thus the artist and song they will be sending to the Ukraine to represent them at the Eurovision Song Contest.

All the acts are in a frenzy to get everything just right. Whether that’s tweaking choreography, adjusting the lighting…or, in some cases, swapping a frock for a sleek new pants-dress.

Wiktoria leads the pack going into tonight’s hotly contested final with her song “As I Lay Me Down”. In order to get a leg up on the others, she’s swapped dresses on us y’all! So, of course, we want to know which one you like better!

Our wiwibloggers are on the ground in Stockholm this week and were able to catch this shot of Wiktoria in her new outfit at Thursday’s rehearsal.

During the fourth semi final, Wiktoria was saved by the voters and sent direkt til final. Fans went crazy about the upbeat radio-friendly song and her spot-on vocals. But a notable amount of vocal fans were not so crazy about Wiktoria’s dress. The breezy, toga-inspired frock didn’t seem to match the country vibe of the song, or Wiktoria’s vivacious presence on stage.

In a surprise change up at Thursday’s run through, Wiktoria came to the stage in a saucy red pants-dress. It fits her perfectly and comes across both sophisticated and sexy on stage. Her team also decided — at least for this rehearsal — to tie her signature platinum curls up into a bun, giving her a classy, more mature presence. From the color to the fit, Wiktoria is now dressed to slay hearts at Saturday’s final in Stockholm.

Swedish broadcaster SVT has also reported that subtle changes have been made to Wiktoria’s staging and special effects screens. At one point during the song she will lay down, with the shadow of her love as a world of flowers spins around her.

What do you think of the changes made? Well, you can vote on her new look in our poll below!

Odds-makers say Wiktoria is the one to beat with the song “As I Lay Me Down”.  It’s a country-tinged pop number climbing the Swedish singles charts (currently at #3 on Sverigestopplistan at the time of this publication) and setting Spotify charts from Sweden to the UK ablaze with cowgirl charm.  Even our Wiwi Jury gave it an impressive 7.6/10!

You can watch the final of Melodifestivalen 2017 live on Saturday evening at 20:00 CET. We’ll be bringing you all the action and interviews live from Stockholm. Let us know in the comments section below which your favourite dress is and if you think Wiktoria will win!

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Carol Chen
Carol Chen
3 years ago

In the year of 2017. People around me suddenly begin to hang out with lace blue dress.I’m feeling curious and suspicion at the moment:”Is this a thing now?”And here’s my thoughts after research and the dress that I bought.

Colin
Colin
3 years ago

@Purple Mask – You know, I took your advice and sent William to his email an article I wrote about Claudia’s video release. I have no idea what will happen, but in the words of Brendan Murray, I am glad I tried.

And yeah, ofc that Melodifestivalen is the biggest NF. The subject of the thread my seam minuscule, though. But, the poll IS here, so ‘red’. 🙂

Tommy
Tommy
3 years ago

naked is the best

”The naked ape is dancing
Westerners’ karma”…
……………Francesco Gabbani

(J)ESC Fanatic
(J)ESC Fanatic
3 years ago

The second one.

Niki
Niki
3 years ago

Actually, I would prefer the first dress with the colour of the second outfit..

Paul D.
Paul D.
3 years ago

I think I prefer the first one, but for that performance, since she has to move a lot, maybe the second is more appropriate

Davve
Davve
3 years ago

Wiktoria will win Eurovision in May!

Roelof Meesters
Roelof Meesters
3 years ago

Do we REALLY need a poll for this? She is overrated, I hope for Mariette or Nano, but Loreen would have won ESC 2017, but NOOOOOOOO.

Zolipop
Zolipop
3 years ago

I prefered the grey one, though the red may be better for her when she has to lay down on the bad.

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
3 years ago

@Colin: 1. Melodifestivalen is HUGE and epic compared to other National competitions.
2. It’s possible that certain Wiwibloggers get paid to post about MF – that possibly would be their only income if they did. William is the best person to ask about that though.

Sufficed to say there are plenty of good reasons why MF gets more coverage, but I agree that the Malta video reveal could have gotten a post. Perhaps you should write the post and submit it by e-mail? 🙂

FG
FG
3 years ago

Love Wiktoria no matter what she wears. Good luck tonight !

Melquest
Melquest
3 years ago

She looks like a fancy streetwalker in ruby red.

Colin
Colin
3 years ago

I love Wiktoria and I will be rooting for her tonight, but, seriously, a dress poll? Claudia hasn’t got her video release coverage yet. The hype over Sweden is off chart, even if Melfest seriously is the best produced NF.

eurovision6
eurovision6
3 years ago

The red dress looks way better so I hope she doesnt pick it.. (since I want Jon Henrik to win)

riggedObjectivoEurovision
riggedObjectivoEurovision
3 years ago

Oh silly me . Just realized that ain’t a dress.Its her beautiful skin. 😉

The fiery red one it is then. #LucieJones
#Miruna_timebelle

riggedObjectivoEurovision
riggedObjectivoEurovision
3 years ago

I like the tan one. 🙂

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
3 years ago

The red dress. Obviously.

Racal
Racal
3 years ago

She looks beautiful in both and I love her hair! Good luck Wiktoria! 😉

Edinho
Edinho
3 years ago

Oh cmon Wiwibloggs 😀 now you make the silliest Melodifestivalen posts. Just chill out a bit from them.
Next poll will be, which glasses does Owe Thornqvist suits better?? Which hairstyle does Ace Wilder should go with? Who has the best lyrics from all Melodifestivalen songs?

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
3 years ago

@ Aaron – shut it OWH.

I prefer the other dress, it serves Greek goddess. But she looks stunning either way. Serving looks AND talent, whew, the winner is so obvious here.

fikri
fikri
3 years ago

i love the dress more. the red jumpsuit number is a rehash of last year and i don’t wanna see that again, no no no.

Aaron
Aaron
3 years ago

@evy @szabi We’re soulmates!!! I think FO&O, Lisa Ajax, Marriette and potentially Boris Rene are the best options!

Szabi
Szabi
3 years ago

@Evy: no, i think the same. #TeamMariette

Aaron
Aaron
3 years ago

Neither, she looks tragic in both. Go away, where’s Loreen? FO&O? I love how Wiwibloggs pay so much attention to the “favourites”, and when the “un-favourite” wins, they’re all over them! Ariadne is such a good example of how they slated it and she came 2nd in the televote in her semi, and 4th in the final in the televote!

Evy
Evy
3 years ago

Am i the only who think she’s so overrated???