Melodifestivalen 1991

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Melodifestivalen 1991
Dates
Final31 March 1991
Venue Malmö Stadsteater, Malmö
Presenter(s) Harald Treutiger
Participants
Vote
Voting systemRegional juries
Winning song"Fångad av en stormvind" by Carola Häggkvist

Melodifestivalen 1991 was the selection for the 31st song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 30th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 1,323 songs were submitted to SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV2 and Sveriges Radio's P3 network. Carola Häggkvist went on to win that year's Eurovision Song Contest in Rome, Sweden's third Eurovision win. The show was watched by 5,880,000 people.

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Results

DrawArtistSongSongwritersVotesPlace
1 Laila Dahl "Annie"Arne Höglund334th
2 Pernilla Wahlgren "Tvillingsjäl" Lena Philipsson --
3 Diana Nuñez "Kärlekens dans"Christina Beijbom, Lars Beijbom--
4 John Ekedahl "Stanna du i dina drömmar"John Ekedahl--
5 Jessica Wimert "Änglar"Per Andréasson, Anders Dannvik--
6 Towe Jaarnek "Ett liv med dej" Ingela 'Pling' Forsman, Bobby Ljunggren, Håkan Almqvist462nd
7 Jim Jidhed "Kommer du ihåg mig?"Peter Karlsson, Joakim Hagleitner453rd
8 Carola "Fångad av en stormvind"Stefan Berg781st
9 Tove Naess "Låt mig se ett under"Stefan Berg295th
10 Sharon Dyall "Ge mig ett svar"Pål Svenre, Linus Bergström--

Voting

Juries

Song MLulea.svg MOrebro.svg MUmea.svg MNorrkoping.svg MFalun.svg MKarlstad.svg MSundsvall.svg MVaxjo.svg MStockholm.svg MGothenburg.svg MMalmo.svg MTotal.svg
"Annie"4662141212433
"Ett liv med dig"2128662486146
"Kommer du ihåg mig?"6286226124645
"Fångad av en stormvind"8844888868878
"Låt mig se ett under"1411414641229

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