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Recap of the first dress rehearsal of the Grand Final of Eurovision 2016!

May 13, 2016 |

The first dress rehearsal of the Grand Final took place today at approximately 14:30 CET in Globen, Stockholm. This was the first time that the entire show was run from start to end, without breaks.

Host broadcaster SVT got to … Read More

The stars of Eurovision 2016 walk the red carpet in Stockholm!

May 9, 2016 |

A sunny evening in Stockholm was the scene of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest red carpet event.

Situated directly next to the Swedish royal palace, the runway stretched along this year’s EuroClub with the Eurovision artists posing for pictures and interviews … Read More

Swedish designers to create Petra Mede’s Eurovision 2016 dresses!

May 1, 2016 |

When Sweden last hosted the Eurovision Song Contest in 2013, French designer Jean Paul Gaultier designed the dresses for hostess Petra Mede.

This year, it is three Swedish fashion designers that have received the honor of creating Petra Mede’s outfits … Read More

Week 1 results of Melodifestivalen 2016

February 6, 2016 |

After a week of heavy news from Charlotte Perrelli being pulled as co-host, Anna Book being disqualified, wrong voting telephone numbers being printed in the newspapers, and contestant Oscar Zia coming out of the closet, Melodifestivalen got the chance to … Read More

Confirmed: Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw to host Eurovision 2016!

December 14, 2015 |

It’s official! SVT has announced that Petra Mede and Måns Zelmerlöw will co-host the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in May.

A few tabloids in Sweden had already reported on this before the weekend, but now we have a full confirmation.

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Swedish newspapers reveal Eurovision 2016 hosts

December 11, 2015 |

As we eagerly await the official announcement of who will host the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 next year, a few tabloid papers in Sweden have already published the names.

Both Aftonbladet and Expressen report that the two favorite front runners Petra … Read More

Eight hosts revealed for Melodifestivalen 2016!

November 18, 2015 |

The Swedish national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, Melodifestivalen, is celebrating its fifteenth year in its current format with a big line-up of hosts!

A total of eight people will host next year’s shows, with an anchor and seven … Read More

BBC confirms Eurovision 60th anniversary event!

February 4, 2015 |

BBC, the United Kingdom’s national broadcaster, has confirmed today that they will produce a special event to mark the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest!

Graham Norton (the UK’s commentator since 2009) and Petra Mede (who hosted the 2013 … Read More

BBC to hold 60th Anniversary show!

October 28, 2014 | 1

The Eurovision Song Contest began in 1956 and the 2015 contest will be the 60th edition. For the 50th anniversary in 2005, Denmark held an anniversary show. This year it is the turn of the BBC to hold the 60th … Read More

Go behind the scenes of Eurovision 2013 with SVT

December 21, 2013 |

Hosting the Eurovision Song Contest, one of the biggest entertainment shows in the world, is a large undertaking. When the Swedish national broadcaster SVT took on the challenge, a camera crew followed behind the scenes of the preparations, rehearsals, and … Read More

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