And so the extensive selection process in last year's host country, Azerbaijan comes to a close. Winners from the previous eight heats will race against each other in order to get the ticket to Malmö. Let's take a closer look at the participants who will compete in the final of Milli Seçim Turu 2013.
As the viewing and voting figures has been released there are two things that are remarkable: 4 130 000 viewers (preliminary figures) for the final is the highest number in 7 years and the winner of this year, Robin Stjernberg, was just a bit over 2 000 votes from being voted out in one of the heats.
Tonight Moldova held the first of two semi-finals of O melodie pentru Europa featuring 12 songs to search for their 2013 Eurovision Song Contest representative. Seven acts progressed to the final to be held on 16 March in Chisinau by a combination of televoting and expert jury.
Tonight Sweden selected who is going to represent them in Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö in May.
It was a very exciting evening with no given winner. But after a thrilling voting procedure Robin Stjernberg was crowned winner of Melodifestivalen 2013.
In 24 hours we will know who will represent Sweden in Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö. Besides the the ten finalists tomorrow's show will contain performances of two former winners of Eurovision Song Contest
and the return of EBU lady Linda Woodruff.
Cezar will fly the flag for Romania with the song It's My Life at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest after winning the Selecţia Naţională Final held in Bucharest. The winning song was selected after a combination 50% each of televoting and expert jury.
We finally came to an end in the long term qualification section with the 8th heat in Milli Seçim Turu 2013. Nine competetors fought for the last ticket to final where we expected only one lucky name, however both Valeriya Hüseynzadə and Aysel Babayeva won the rights to be participating on the 14th of March.
Danish broadcaster, DR, has decided that Emmelie de Forest's drummers from the Danish final will change outfit for the Eurovision Song Contest. This comes after they have been made aware of that the uniforms turned out to be Nazi looking uniforms.