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2014-09-25 (Thursday)
Sweden The Swedish broadcaster SVT has announced the dates and cities for the Melodifestivalen Tour 2015. You find them below, together with the arena names and their Melodifestivalen history.
The Schedule for Melodifestivalen 2015:
Heat 1 February 7 Göteborg Scandinavium (2003–2014)
Heat 2 February 14 Malmö Malmö Arena (2004, 2009-2014)
Heat 3 February 21 Östersund Östersund Arena (new)
Heat 4 February 28 Örebro Conventum Örebro (2010)
Second chance March 7 Helsingborg Helsingborg Arena (new)
Final March 14 Stockholm Friends Arena (2002–2014) (2002–2012 in Ericsson Globe)
(Source: svt.se)

Anette: I’m happy to see that both Helsingborg and Malmö got to host one of the shows, just in case… 😀 Apart from that, I don’t really care where the tour goes, as long as the shows are good. Finally, let’s take a look at the cities that got the honour of hosting Melodifestivalen 2009-2014:

Melodifestivalen cities 2009-2014:
2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
Heat 1: Malmö Karlskrona Växjö Luleå Örnsköldsvik Göteborg
Heat 2: Linköping Göteborg Göteborg Göteborg Sandviken Skellefteå
Heat 3: Göteborg Skellefteå Leksand Linköping Göteborg Leksand
Heat 4: Örnsköldsvik Malmö Malmö Malmö Malmö Malmö
S. C.: Lidköping Karlstad Nyköping Sundsvall Örebro Norrköping
Final: Stockholm Stockholm Stockholm Stockholm Stockholm Stockholm

Anette: Read more about Sweden’s preparations for the 2015 Eurovison Song Contest (and watch their last six Eurovision entries) here.