SVT have announced their programming plans on the lead up to Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light, which they will broadcast alongside other European broadcasters on Saturday 16th May.
On Saturday 9th May, SVT will broadcast Inför ESC. This year, David Sundin and Christer Björkman will guide the Swedish public through all 41 songs that would’ve gone too Rotterdam. This year for Inför ESC, viewers will be able to vote for their favourites entries via the Melodifestivalen app.
On Thursday 14th May, the 25 most popular entries from Inför ESC will be shown again during Sveriges 12:a. Christer Björkman will be joined by Edward af Sillén as the Swedish people once again use the app to vote for their winner of Eurovision 2020. The show will also feature a live performance from The Mamas, with their entry “Move” in the studio and a look back at Eurovision 2013 and 2016 – when SVT were host broadcaster.
Author: Richard Taylor