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Newsletter: Sweden Fires the Starting Pistol for Melodifestivalen 2020
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Melodifestivalen 2020 will kick off tonight, with the usual mix of familiar faces and emerging artists battling for a place in the finals. John Lucas rounds up the latest developments and looks ahead to the rest of this week’s activities

Malou Prytz: The Melfest Star Still At School

Ben Robertson sits down with 16-year-old Malou Prytz to talk about her whirlwind adventure since her Melodifestivalen debut last year, and what the future lies in store for her.

Who Should Be In Melodifestivalen’s Hall Of Fame?

Swedish broadcaster SVT have brought in an official Hall of Fame for Melodifestivalen. What is it, how does it work and who should be in it?

Winners And Losers Of The 2020 Semi Final Draw
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We now know the countries who will be performing in which Semi Final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Following the Allocation Draw, we can begin another chapter of the Rotterdam story. As a reminder, here is the draw:

Results Of The Semi Final Allocation Draw
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Who sings in which half, when do the delegations have to arrive, and when do the automatic qualifiers vote? All of that was decided in Rotterdam today with the Semi Final allocation draw for 2020.

Eurovision Insight Podcast: SVT Thursday Is Back
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This week’s Eurovision Song Contest news, all the weekend results, more tickets go on sale, and SVT Thursday returns (with a little bonus). Ewan Spence brings you the latest with the Insight News podcast.

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