Can you believe that #Melfest is just 2 weeks away. This year it came so fast and just 2 months later we’re gonna know the winner. ┬áThis week our co-host and arena will host #Melfest first time ever. But we still have some known names as candidates.

Semi-Final 3

It will be held in┬áNorrk├Âping first time ever in┬áHimmelstalundshallen. Usually the arena hosts┬áice hockey games. Its capacity is 4,280 and it opened in 1977.







In this Semi-Final Henrik Schyffert who is an comedian,actor and musician will be co-hosting with Gina Dirawi. He had never hosted #Melfest. Good Luck !







We have┬áalready reviewed┬á14 candidates for #Melfest time really flies. We will hear so many new names this week. So let’s start.


She born in Sweden but she grew up in Sweden, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. She will bring Afro-Pop to #Melfest this year.

Her songs name is┬á“Kizunguzungu” which means “Dizziness” in English. And it written by herself,┬áAnderz Wrethov and Eurovision 2009 star Arash.

2-Swingfly feat. Helena Gutarra

Welcome Back ! This will be Swingfly’s second appearance at #Melfest in 2011 he sand the song “Me and My Drum” and he came fifth in final. It was his most successful single song reached second place in Swedish charts. He made rap vocals for Robyn. Helena Gutarra will be featuring to him who was one on the finalists of “The Voice: Sverige”.

Their song called “You Carved Your Name” and written by┬áJocke ├ůhlund and ┬áAndreas Kleerup who wrote song for Robyn’s album.


They won the wild-card for #Melfest with the jury votes. Difference from the last years Wild-card rules they need to send different song to #Melfest. Their wild-card song was “Goosebumps”

Their song for #Melfest will be “Weight of the World” and its written by┬áArvid ├ůngstr├Âm, Dennis Babic, Oscar Berglund Juhola, Anton G├Âransson, Robin Danielsson.

4-After Dark

In this semi-final we have a Drag Act. Their main artist is┬áChrister Lindarw. In 2004 they sang at #Melfest for the first time ever.┬áThen they returned in 2007 with the song “”(├ůh) N├Ąr ni tar saken i egna h├Ąnder” but they couldn’t reach to the final.


Their song named as┬á“Kom ut som en stj├Ąrna” it means “Come out like a star” in English. And the song had written by┬áSven-Inge Sj├Âberg, Lennart Wastesson, Larry Forsberg, Lina Eriksson, Kent Olsson and Calle Kindbom who is one of the co-writers of Sweden’s 2003 song “Give Me Your Love

5-Lisa Ajax

She is just 17-years-old but she has already won the “Idol: Sverige” in 2014. She attend to Lila #Melfest in 2012 which is a contest for Junior Eurovision with the song “Allt som jag har” but she couldn’t make it.

For #Melfest her song’s name is “My Heart Wants Me Dead” and it written by writers of #Melfest winners Heroes and You┬áLinnea Deb, Joy Deb.┬áAnton H├ąrd af Segerstad who wrote the Phoenix for Molly Sanden and songs for Fifth Harmony. Finally Nikki Flores(Wrote songs for Disney movie Series “Cheetah Girls”), Sara Forsberg

6-Boris Rene

Former footballer played for┬áDegerfors IF as defender in Sweden. But in 2013 he changed his career to music and released his first single “Alive”.

His song called “Put Your Love On Me” and it hasd written by himself,┬áTobias Lundgren, Tim Larsson. They wrote the songs “Las Vegas” which is Sweden’s 2005 song, “Heartbreak Hotel” for ┬áYOHIO and “I’ll Be Fine” for Molly Peterson Hammar.

7-Oscar Zia

You’re gonna remember him from 2014 with “Yes We Can” he was only 17 when he sang at #Melfest and he finished 8th in final. Actually 2 years ago from #Melfest he attend to “X Factor” 2012 in Sweden and he finished 8th too in final.

He is returning with the song “Human” this year. His song had written┬áby himself , Victor Thell and Maria Smith.

So we ended third part of our series. And we will keep counting ’til #Melfest i hope that you’re enjoying.

If you wanna see the song analysis of #Melfest 2016 You can read our post just click here.

And I know we don’t know the songs yet but anyway who do you think will qualify tell us more about with your comments below.