Lundgren, Meltzer, Zelmerlöw host Melodifestivalen
The Swedish broadcaster SVT has announced that Christine Meltzer Lind, Dolph Lundgren and Måns Zelmerlöw will host their national selection for the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest.
Today at a press conference, SVT revealed the hosts for Melodifestivalen 2010. It'll be Christine Meltzer Lind, Dolph Lundgren and Måns Zelmerlöw who will take the prestigious job this time.
Christine Meltzer Lind is a well-known comedian and TV-presenter in Sweden. She says the Eurovision Song Contest is something she always watches and she has a lot of favourites at Melodifestivalen too, according to SVT.
Dolph Lundgren, on the other hand hasn't watched the Contest the past 26 years but had the chance of seeing the 2009 edition on DVD. He's a famous actor and director, known for his action film roles and can be compared to such legends like Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He's also the European, Australian and Swedish champion in karate.
Måns Zelmerlöw is a Swedish singer and former Melodifestivalen participant, in 2007 and 2009. He's also a great fan of the Eurovision Song Contest and says he's always followed it!
The first semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2010 takes place on the 6th of February and Sweden's entry will be selected in the final in Stockholm on the 13th of March.
Sweden finished 21st in the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest this year in Moscow, Russia. The tough job was taken by Malena Ernman with her La Voix.