Melodifestivalen 1986

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Melodifestivalen 1986
Dates
Final22 March 1986
Venue Cirkus, Stockholm
Presenter(s) Lennart Swahn, Tommy Engstrand
Participants
Vote
Voting systemJuries sorted by age
Winning song"E' de' det här du kallar kärlek?" by Lasse Holm & Monica Törnell

Melodifestivalen 1986 was the selection for the 26th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 25th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 90 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 and was not broadcast on radio. No orchestra was used, and instead the ten songs were broadcast as music videos. The five songs that qualified for the second round were performed live to backing track.

Melodifestivalen Swedish Eurovision Song Contest preselection

Melodifestivalen is an annual song competition organised by Swedish public broadcasters Sveriges Television (SVT) and Sveriges Radio (SR). It determines the country's representative for the Eurovision Song Contest, and has been staged almost every year since 1958. Since 2000, the competition has been the most popular television programme in Sweden; it is also broadcast on radio and the Internet. In 2012, the semi-finals averaged 3.3 million viewers, and over an estimated four million people in Sweden watched the final, almost half of the Swedish population.

Sweden constitutional monarchy in Northern Europe

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian Nordic country in Northern Europe. It borders Norway to the west and north and Finland to the east, and is connected to Denmark in the southwest by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund, a strait at the Swedish-Danish border. At 450,295 square kilometres (173,860 sq mi), Sweden is the largest country in Northern Europe, the third-largest country in the European Union and the fifth largest country in Europe by area. Sweden has a total population of 10.2 million of which 2.5 million have a foreign background. It has a low population density of 22 inhabitants per square kilometre (57/sq mi). The highest concentration is in the southern half of the country.

Eurovision Song Contest Annual song competition held among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union

The Eurovision Song Contest, often simply called Eurovision, is an international song competition held primarily among the member countries of the European Broadcasting Union. Each participating country submits an original song to be performed on live television and radio, then casts votes for the other countries' songs to determine the winner. At least 50 countries are eligible to compete as of 2018, and since 2015, Australia has been allowed as a guest entrant.

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Results

DrawArtistSongSongwritersPointsPlace
1 Dan Tillberg "ABCD"Svante Persson, Dan Tillberg, Ingela 'Pling' Forsman --
2 Git Persson "Du förför mig"Anders Berglund, Lotta Winberg--
3 Style "Dover-Calais"Tommy Ekman, Christer Sandelin333rd
4 Lasse Holm & Monica Törnell "E' de' det här du kallar kärlek?" Lasse Holm 641st
5 Anna Book "ABC"Martin Contra, Björn Frisén, Keith Almgren245th
6 Sound of Music "Eldorado"Peter Grönvall, Angélique Widengren och Nanne Nordqvist 264th
7 Baden-Baden "Jag har en dröm"Martin Contra, Björn Frisén och Keith Almgren--
8 Fredrik Willstrand "Fem i tolv"Joakim Bergman, Monica Forsberg --
9 Lena Philipsson "Kärleken är evig" Torgny Söderberg, Per Gessle422nd
10 Karin Risberg "Stopp, stopp, stanna" Kjell Lövbom, Peo Thyrén--

Voting

Juries

Song56-6051-5546-5041-4536-4031-3526-3021-2516-20Total
"E' de' det här du kallar kärlek?"88866688664
"Dover-Calais"62441116833
"Kärleken är evig"16188842442
"ABC"24622421124
"Eldorado"41214264226

See also

Eurovision Song Contest 1986 song contest

The Eurovision Song Contest 1986 was the 31st Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 3 May 1986 in Grieghallen in Bergen, Norway. It was the first occasion on which Norway played host to the contest. The presenter was Åse Kleveland, a well-known folk guitarist who was President of the Norwegian Association of Musicians.

Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest

Sweden has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 58 times since making its debut in 1958, missing only three contests since then. Since 1959, the Swedish entry has been chosen through an annual televised competition, known since 1967 as Melodifestivalen. At the 1997 contest, Sweden was one of the first five countries to adopt televoting. Sweden is the only country to have hosted the event in five different decades, three times in Stockholm, twice in Malmö and once in Gothenburg (1985).

Sweden was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1986, held in Bergen, Norway.

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