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Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Last year's winner Måns Zelmerlöw, and Petra Mede will be the hosts during the two Semi-Finals and Grand Final which takes place 14 May in the Stockholm Globe.

  • View over Old Town/Gamla Stan in Stockholm

View over Old Town/Gamla Stan in Stockholm

Sweden wins again

Sweden has won the Eurovision song contest six times, ABBA in 1974, Herreys in 1984, Carola in 1991, Charlotte Nilsson in 1999, Loreen in 2012 and Måns Zelmerlöw last year.

Melodifestivalen

Melodifestivalen is held annually in Sweden to determine Sweden’s representative for the Eurovision Song Contest through six televised programes of four semi-finals, a Second Chance round and a grand finale. Since 2000 it has been the most popular programme on Swedish television.

Stockholm

Sweden’s capital city spreads out over 14 islands in Lake Mälaren and looks out proudly to the Baltic Sea to the east. Her grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums tell her 700 year-old history beautifully. Find out more about Stockholm

When?

10, 12 and 14 May, 2016.

Mosebacke at Södermalm in Stockholm

Stockholm

Simply. Stunning. Stockholm. Sweden’s capital city spreads out over 14 islands in Lake Mälaren and looks out proudly to the Baltic Sea to the east. Her grand public buildings, palaces, rich cultural history and museums tell her 700 year-old history beautifully.

Ticket information
Tickets for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest have gone on sale at 10:00 CET on Thursday 26 November at AXS.com. As is now customary, fans will have their own quota of tickets, organised through the national fan clubs across Europe. Last year tickets for the final sold out in just 20 minutes. Ticket information

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