#AtoZ

#AtoZ: Sweden In Eurovision – Part 1/6

Welcome to our fourth country-specific #AtoZ series. During the National Final season, we started to look at a different country alphabetically each week. This week, on the lead up to the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest, we are looking at Sweden and today we are looking at A-E…

ABBA

ABBA represented Sweden at the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest in Brighton, the United Kingdom. ABBA sang “Waterloo” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 24 points. This was the first of Sweden’s six wins to date.

Video: YouTube/ESC Stuff

Blond

Blond represented Sweden at the 1997 Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin, Ireland. Blond sang “Bara hon älskar mig” and finished in 14th place, with a total of 36 points.

Video: YouTube/escLIVEmusic1

Charlotte Nilsson

Charlotte Nilsson represented Sweden at the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest in Jerusalem, Israel. Charlotte Nilsson sang “Take Me To Your Heaven” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 163 points.

Video: YouTube/Oscar8765

Dag efter dag

Chips represented Sweden at the 1982 Eurovision Song Contest in Harrogate, the United Kingdom. Chips sang “Dag after dag” and finished in 8th place, with a total of 67 points.

Video: YouTube/varvarah69

Euphoria

Loreen represented Sweden at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Sweden. Loreen sang “Euphoria” and finished in 1st place, with a total of 372 points. Loreen has topped the annual ESC Top 250 every year since.

Video: YouTube/EBU

We will be back tomorrow with our #AtoZ of Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest, with letters F, G, H and I.

Let us know what you think about our Swedish #AtoZ – either in the comments below or on our FACEBOOK and TWITTER pages.

Author: Richard Taylor

Source: Eurovision Ireland

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