The third semi-final of Sweden’s national selection, Melodifestivalen 2019, took place this evening at Tegera Arena in the city of Leksand and was hosted by Marika CarlssonEric SaadeKodjo Akolor and Sara Dawn Finer. , determining two more finalists of the grand final set to be held on March 9 and two more spots in the Second chance semi final.

A total of 7 acts took part in tonight’s 2nd semi-final and performed live in the following order: 

The Lovers of Valdaro – Somebody Wants

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Dolly Style – Habibi

habibi

Martin Stenmarck – Låt skiten brinna

Martin

Lina Hedlund – Victorious

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Omar Rudberg – Om om och om igen

omar

Rebecka Karlsson – Who I Am

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Jon Henrik Fjällgren – Norrsken

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The voting process  included two rounds, in which only the public voted. In the first round the first five with the most votes qualified to a second round of voting. The first two in the second round qualified directly to the final while the 3rd and 4th are heading to the Second Chance semi final. The five acts that qualified in the secound round of voting were:

5 first

From the 5 semi-finalists, a total of 2 acts got the ticket to the final to be held on March 9 at Friends Arena in Stockholm:

Lina Hedlund – Victorious

Jon Henrik Fjällgren – Norrsken 

The 3rd and 4th in votes qualified for Andra Chansen semi final round on March 2 at Rosvalla Nyköping Eventcenter in the city of  Nyköping are:

Martin Stenmarck – Låt skiten brinna

Rebecka Karlsson – Who I Am

The acts that didn’t manage to win one of the qualifying spots were: 

The Lovers of Valdaro

Omar Rudberg

Dolly Style

Next Saturday February 23 the 4th semi final of Melodifestivalen 2019 will take place in the city of   Lidköping.