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Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1990

Eurovision Song Contest 1990
Country  Sweden
National selection
Selection process Melodifestivalen 1990
Selection date(s) 9 March 1990
Selected entrant Edin-Ådahl
Selected song "Som en vind"
Finals performance
Final result 16th, 24 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄1989 1990 1991►

Sweden entered the Eurovision Song Contest 1990, held in Zagreb, Yugoslavia.

Swedish broadcaster Sveriges Television used their tried-and-tested pre-selection Melodifestivalen to select their entry for the 29th time. Melodifestivalen 1990 was held on 9 March, where ten artists competed.

Edin-Ådahl won the contest, beating 1983 representative Carola Häggkvist to second place. Their song, written by Mikael Wendt, was "Som en vind" (Like A Wind).

At the contest Sweden performed 18th, following Republic of Ireland and preceding Italy. At the close of the voting they had received 24 points, being placed 16th of 22 countries competing.

Melodifestivalen 1990

For the full results, see Melodifestivalen 1990.
Draw Artist Song Points Place
1 Elisabeth Andreassen "Jag ser en stjärna falla" 53 7th
2 Peter Jöback "En sensation" 43 9th
3 Lizette Pålsson "Sången över havet" 56 6th
4 N'Gang "Vi vill ha värme" 73 5th
5 Lotta Engberg "En gång till" 49 8th
6 Lisbeth Jagedal "Varje natt" 76 3rd
7 Loa Falkman "Symfonin" 30 10th
8 Carola Häggkvist "Mitt i ett äventyr" 84 2nd
9 Edin-Ådahl "Som en vind" 99 1st
10 Sofia Källgren "Handen på hjärtat" 75 4th

External links

  • Swedish National Final 1990
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