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Sweden to Robin Stjernberg: It’s “You”

We’ve officially got another Melodifestivalen in the books of history, and what a historic win it was!  After all of the votes were talled, fan-favorite Yohio was edged out by international jury pick (and runner-up in the public vote) Robin Stjernberg with “You“.  Robin, who passed through the Andra Chansen round last week, is now the first and only Swedish Eurovision performer to pass through the repechage round on the way to victory.  Read the rest of this entry

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Preview: Melodifestivalen Final 2013

Well, here we are again…another Melodifestivalen Final.  Over the years, Sweden’s National Final has become a phenomenon unto itself, with ratings at home even besting those of its international counterpart in May.  Eurofanatics from all over flock to Stockholm to catch a glimpse of their favorite schlager icons (and with good reason, too…Carola is scheduled to perform this evening as an interval act).

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