Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1993

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Eurovision Song Contest 1993
Country Sweden
National selection
Selection processMelodifestivalen 1993
Selection date(s)5 March 1993
Selected entrantArvingarna
Selected song"Eloise"
Finals performance
Final result7th, 89 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Sweden entered the Eurovision Song Contest 1993, held in Millstreet, Ireland.

At Eurovision, Sweden performed 13th, following France and preceding Ireland. As the close of the voting, they had finished 7th in a field of 25 with 89 points.

Before Eurovision[edit]

Melodifestivalen 1993[edit]

For the full results, see Melodifestivalen 1993.

The Swedish representative was again chosen through Melodifestivalen. Melodifestivalen 1993 was held on 5 March 1993 in Gothenburg. 1569 entries was received by Sveriges Television (SVT) for Melodifestivalen 1993, with 10 being selected to compete in the televised final.

The winner was selected over two rounds of voting. After 5 songs were eliminated by a jury, the viewers of melodifestivalen were allowed to select the winner through regional televoting.

The winner was the dansband Arvingarna with the song "Eloise".

First Round – 5 March 1993
Draw Artist Song Result
1 N.E.O. "Högt i det blå" Eliminated
2 Monica Silverstrand "Vågornas sång" Advanced
3 Lena Pålsson "Sjunde himlen" Advanced
4 Patrick Swahn "På vingar av kärlek" Eliminated
5 Nick Borgen "We Are All The Winners" Advanced
6 Christer Björkman "Välkommen till livet" Eliminated
7 Pernilla Emme "I dina ögon" Advanced
8 Richard Carlsohn "Ge mig din hand" Eliminated
9 Tina Leijonberg "Närmare dej" Eliminated
10 Arvingarna "Eloise" Advanced
Second Round – 5 March 1993
Draw Artist Song Malmö Växjö Norrköping Stockholm Falun Luleå Gothenburg Total Place
1 Monica Silverstrand "Vågornas sång" 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 8 5
2 Lena Pålsson "Sjunde himlen" 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 13 4
3 Nick Borgen "We Are All The Winners" 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 42 2
4 Pernilla Emme "I dina ögon" 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 28 3
5 Arvingarna "Eloise" 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 56 1

At Eurovision[edit]

Arvingarna performed thirteenth at the 1993 Eurovision Song Contest, following France's Patrick Fiori with "Mama Corsica" and preceding Ireland's Niamh Kavanagh with "In Your Eyes." Their performance was jaunty and colorful, with the boys standing on stage in blue suits. The conductor was Curt-Eric Holmquist. While perhaps not particularly modern, it was still very catchy, and the juries awarded it 7th place with 89 points, thereby ensuring that Sweden had qualified for the following year's contest under the newly-introduced relegation system. The Swedish jury awarded their twelve points to eventual contest-winners Ireland.

Points awarded to Sweden[edit]