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Dates and cities announced ‘ Melodifestivalen 2016 ’

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Today the Swedish broadcaster SVT known where and when the six broadcasts of Melodifestivalen 2016 will be finished. The final takes place on Saturday 12 March, as familiar in the Friends Arena in Stockholm.

Four preliminary rounds, a second chance round and a final, it’s been since 2002 the famous recipe of the Swedish Eurovision heat. Just like last year there will be seven songs took office in each preliminary round and eventually twelve in the grand final. SVT received exactly 2450 entries. The coming days will a jury to address to the 28 selected candidates.

The dates, cities and venues for Melodifestivalen 2016:

1st preliminary round: Saturday 6 February 2016 (Scandinavium, Göteborg)
2nd qualifying round: Saturday, February 13, 2016 (Malmö Arena, Malmö)
3rd preliminary round: Saturday 20 February 2016 (Himmelstalundshallen, Norrköping)
4th qualifying round: Saturday 27 February 2016 (Gavlerinken Arena, Gävle)
Second chance round: Saturday, March 5, 2016 (Halmstad Arena, Halmstad)
Final: Saturday 12 March 2016 (Friends Arena, Stockholm)

Sweden is the host country of the next Eurovision Song Contest. That will be on 10, 12 and 14 may take place next year in the Globe Arena in Stockholm.