Many debutants and also some experienced names can be found in heat 1 and 2 of Melodifestivalen 2013 that was announced by SVT today. Maybe not the strongest field we've eveer seen but still not that weak either. And even without the really big names, is it still possible to find a winner in any of the first two heats?
OK, so I only predicted six of the ten on Tuesday (Moldova – seriously?) but here I am again, putting my reputation on the line and giving you an early indication of who will complete the line-up for Saturday night.
It’s that time of year again! The first semi-final of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest is almost upon us and speculation is rife as to which ten songs will reach the final on Saturday. Never one to miss the opportunity to give my opinion, here are my thoughts.
It has been almost two months since we have seen this year's Eurovision Song Contest taking place in Düsseldorf. For me it was a very special Eurovision. It was not only the first time that I had the opportunity to go to a Eurovision Song Contest. No, I was even able to attend it as a journalist.
Tonight, among the entries chosen for Baku will be the Italian song. The final evening of the Sanremo Festival will see the announcement of the artists chosen by a special jury to represent Italy in Baku. Here is a guide to the chances each singer has of being chosen.
It can’t be easy to be Eric Saade today. Since Sweden didn't even qualify for the final last year there is now a lot of pressure on Eric Saade to turn Sweden’s luck around. Will this 20 year old boy be able to handle the pressure? Or will this be one more of Sweden’s failures?