söndag 7 november 2010

Elisabeth Andreassen confirmed for Melodifestivalen

Swedish-Norwegian Elisabeth Andreassen is a well established 'grande dame' in connection with Eurovision and schlager. Elisabeth has participated several times in Melodifestivalen and the Norwegian Melodi Grand Prix. Now it's time again as she in confirmed for Melodifestivalen 2011, according to the Swedish newspaper Expressen.

1985 she won the Eurovision Song Contest together with Hanne Krogh for Norway. They worked together as the duo Bobbysocks and their song "La de swinge" has become a classic tune in its genre.

Last time Elisabeth participated in Melodifestivalen was 2002 together with Lotta Engberg and Kikki Danielsson, They ended third with their song "Vem é dé du vill ha?".

Up til now 15 artists are now confirmed for Melodifestivalen and on Monday night we will have two more from the web wild card competition. I will be there to report for Oikotimes and Poplight and of course you can also read a review here on my blog.

 Source/photos: Expressen, NRK, SVT, www.bettan.no

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