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Melodifestivalen 1973

Melodifestivalen 1973 was the selection for the 14th song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the 13th time that this system of picking a song had been used. 10 songwriters were selected by SVT for the competition. The final was broadcast on TV1 but was not broadcast on radio.

Melodifestivalen 1973
Dates
Final10 February 1973
VenueSVT Television Centre, Stockholm
Presenter(s)Alicia Lundberg
Participants
Vote
Voting systemRegional juries
Winning song"Sommaren som aldrig säger nej" by Malta

The third place act, Agnetha, Anni-Frid, Björn & Benny, returned to take part in Melodifestivalen 1974 under their new moniker ABBA.

ResultsEdit

Place Artist Song Songwriters Points
1st Malta "Sommaren som aldrig säger nej" Monica Dominique, Carl-Axel Dominique, Lars Forssell 37
2nd Ann-Kristin Hedmark "I våran värld" Bengt-Arne Wallin, Anja Notini-Wallin 29
3rd Agnetha, Anni-Frid, Björn & Benny "Ring Ring" Benny Andersson, Björn Ulvaeus, Stig Anderson 8
4th Ted Gärdestad "Oh vilken härlig dag" Ted Gärdestad, Kenneth Gärdestad 7
4th Glenmarks "En liten sång som alla andra" Östen Warnerbring 7
4th Lill-Babs "Avsked från en vän" Peter Totth, Britt Lindeborg 7
7th Lasse Berghagen "Ding-Dong" Lasse Berghagen 3
8th Claes-Göran Hederström "Historien om en vän" Claes Dieden, Anders Henriksson 1
9th Inga-Lill Nilsson "En frusen ros" Mats Olsson, Karin Stigmark 0
9th Kerstin Aulén & Mona Wessman "Helledudane en sån karl" Peter Himmelstrand 0

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