North Vision Song Contest 2
Country Flag of Sweden Sweden
National selection
Selection process Fantasifestivalen 02
Selection date(s) Semi-finals:
3rd May 2013
5th May 2013
7th May 2013
9th May 2013
Second Chance:
11th May 2013
13rd May 2013
Selected entrant Martin Stenmarck
Selected song "Frozen In My Heart"
Selected songwriter(s) David Stenmarck
Martin Stenmarck
Niklas Jarl
Finals performance
Final result 8th, 115 points
Sweden in the North Vision Song Contest
◄ 1 Eurovision Heart 3 ►

Sweden participated in the North Vision Song Contest 2 in Reykjavik, Iceland. The Swedish entry was selected through Fantasifestivalen 02, a national final format that consisted of four semi-finals, a second chance round and a final, organised by Swedish broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT). Martin Stenmarck represented Sweden with the song "Frozen In My Heart", which scored 115 points in the grand final and finished in 8th place.

Fantasifestivalen 02

Fantasifestivalen 02 was the Swedish music competition that selected Sweden's entry for the North Vision Song Contest 2. Hosted by Andreas Lundstedt and Marie Serneholt, 32 songs competed in a one-week-long process that consisted of four semifinals on 3, 5, 7 and 9 May 2013, a second chance round on 11 May 2013, and a final on 13 May 2013. Eight songs competed in each semifinal - the top two qualified directly to the final, while the third and fourth placed songs qualified to the second chance round. An additional two songs qualified to the final from the second chance round. Among the competing artists were the famous duo Roxette and Agnetha Fältskog, who has been part of the Swedish group ABBA.

Semi-finals and Second chance

  • The second semi-final took place on 5 May 2013 at the Scandinavium in Göteborg. "Lure You In" performed by Anniela and "Take A Shower" performed by Miss Li qualified directly to the final, while "Please Me" performed by Måns Zelmerlöw and "Här Står Jag" performed by Sonja Aldén qualified to the second chance round.
  • The third semi-final took place on 7 May 2013 at the Malmö Arena in Malmö. "The Way That I Do" performed by Firefox AK and "Watching It Burn" performed by Agnes qualified directly to the final, while "Bubble" performed by Agnetha Fältskog and "My Galaxy" performed by Magnus Carlsson qualified to the second chance round.


The final of Fantasifestivalen 02 was held on 13 May 2013 at the Friends Arena in Solna, Stockholm. The two winners from each of the four semi-finals and the two second chance winners qualified for the final, creating a ten song lineup. A mix of televoting/SMS voting and international jury voting selected "Frozen In My Heart" performed by Martin Stenmarck as the winner.

Draw Artist Song (English Translation) Composer(s) Juries Viewers Total Place
1 Daniela "Breathe Again" Daniela, Niclas Kings, Jonas von der Burg 55 36 91 6
2 Firefox AK "The Way That I Do" Andrea Kellerman 40 15 55 8
3 State of Drama "While The Heaven Falls" Emil Gullhamn, Sebastian Hallifax, Liz Rose, Göran Werner 33 17 50 10
4 David Lindgren "On The Dancefloor" Niclas Lundin, Anton Malmberg Hård af Segerstad 26 82 111 4
5 Anniela "Lure You In" Anniela 44 20 64 7
6 Linda Pritchard "Not Even Hello" Ferari Zand, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Marika Lindé, Oscar Görres 38 16 54 9
7 Miss Li "Take A Shower" Linda Carlsson 58 58 116 3
8 Magnus Carlsson "My Galaxy" Mathias Kallenberger 52 49 101 5
9 Agnes "Watching It Burn" Agnes Carlsson, Melin Shikder, Sharon Vaughn, Tony Nilsson, Anders Hvenare 61 60 121 2
10 Martin Stenmarck "Frozen In My Heart" David Stenmarck, Martin Stenmarck, Niklas Jarl 63 120 183 1

At Northvision


Martin Stenmarck performing "Frozen In My Heart" in Reykjavik (2nd edition).

Sweden was pre-qualified for the final due to their Top 5-placement in the previous edition. During the running order draw at the Hotel Odinsve, Sweden was drawn to compete seventeenth in the grand final, following Latvia and preceding France, as well as drawn to vote in the second semi-final. Sweden placed 8th in the final, scoring 115 points.

On stage, Martin Stenmarck was joined by three backing vocalists. The Swedish performance focused on Martin Stenmarck and the red background.

In Sweden, both the semi-finals and the final were broadcast on SVT1 with commentary by the Head of Delegation Jan Simonis. The shows were also broadcast via radio on Sveriges Radio P4 with commentary by Carolina Norén and Ronnie Ritterland. The Swedish spokesperson revealing the result of the Swedish vote in the final was Agnes Carlsson.

Points awarded to Sweden

12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Sweden

Semi-final 2 votes
12 pointsFlag of Netherlands Netherlands
10 pointsFlag of Turkey Turkey
8 pointsFlag of Latvia Latvia
7 pointsFlag of Switzerland Switzerland
6 pointsFlag of Spain Spain
5 pointsFlag of Norway Norway
4 pointsFlag of France France
3 pointsFlag of Serbia Serbia
2 pointsFlag of Belgium Belgium
1 pointFlag of Andorra Andorra
Final votes
12 pointsFlag of Estonia Estonia
10 pointsFlag of Switzerland Switzerland
8 pointsFlag of Latvia Latvia
7 pointsFlag of Norway Norway
6 pointsFlag of Spain Spain
5 pointsFlag of San Marino San Marino
4 pointsFlag of Finland Finland
3 pointsFlag of Hungary Hungary
2 pointsFlag of Ukraine Ukraine
1 pointFlag of Slovakia Slovakia

Split voting results

There have not been any split results in the second edition. The voting method was 100% televoting.

See also