Today the swedish broadcaster SVT revealed the hosting cities of the national selection Melodifestivalen 2013. The MF-tour will start with the first Semifinal in Karlskrona on 2 February and end with the final in Friends Arena on 9 March. The host city of ESC 2013 Malmö will be the host of the fourth Semifinal.
The complete schedule for Melodifestivalen 2013:
|February 2||Semifinal 1||Karlskrona||Telenor Arena|
|February 9||Semifinal 2||Göteborg||Scandinavium|
|February 16||Semifinal 3||Skellefteå||Skellefteå Kraft Arena|
|February 23||Semifinal 4||Malmö||Malmö Arena|
|March 2||Second chance||Karlstad||Löfbergs Lila Arena|
|March 9||Final||Stockholm||Friends Arena|
Stockholm has hosted the final all the way back to 2002 while Göteborg and Malmö have both been hosts of Melodifestivalen heats several times.
Karlskrona was a host city of a MF heat in 2006 and 2008, Skellefteå hosted a heat 2005 and 2009 and Karlstad was a host in 2004 and 2006.