North Vision Song Contest 4
Country Flag of Sweden Sweden
National selection
Selection process Fantasifestivalen 04
Selection date(s) Semi-finals:
19 July 2013
21 July 2013
23 July 2013
25 July 2013
Second Chance:
27 July 2013
29 July 2013
Selected entrant Melissa Horn
Selected song "Kvar I Nått Jag Lämnat"
Selected songwriter(s) Melissa Horn
Finals performance
Final result 14th, 99 points
Sweden in the North Vision Song Contest
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Sweden participated in the North Vision Song Contest 4 in Gothenburg, Sweden. The Swedish entry was selected through Fantasifestivalen 04, a national final format that consisted of four semi-finals, a second chance round and a final, organised by Swedish broadcaster Sveriges Television (SVT). Melissa Horn represented Sweden with the song "Kvar I Nått Jag Lämnat", which came fourteenth and scored 99 points in the grand final.

Fantasifestivalen 04

Fantasifestivalen 04 was the Swedish music competition that selected Sweden's entry for the North Vision Song Contest 4. Hosted by Helena Bergström and Sean Banan, 32 songs competed in a one-week-long process that consisted of four semifinals on 19, 21, 23 and 25 July 2013, a second chance round on 27 July 2013, and a final on 29 July 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 Avicii, former Northvision entrants Timoteij, Ola Svensson, Nanne Grönvall, Sanna Nielsen, former Northvision entrant Martin Stenmarck, Icona Pop, Amanda Fondell, Måns Zelmerlöw and later Northvision entrants Arash & Rebecca.

Semi-finals and Second chance


The final of Fantasifestivalen 04 was held on 29 July 2013 at the Globen in Johanneshov, 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 "Kvar I Nått Jag Lämnat" performed by Melissa Horn as the winner.

Draw Artist Song (English Translation) Composer(s) Juries Viewers Total Place
1 Ola Svensson "All Over The World" Tony Nilsson, Gavin Jones, Ola Svensson 47 38 85 8
2 Sanna Nielsen "Nobody Without You" Henrik Wikström, Kristian Lagerström, Torbjörn Fall 59 36 95 6
3 Bella Roth "One Night" Isabella Winroth 17 21 38 10
4 Melissa Horn "Kvar I Nått Jag Lämnat" Melissa Horn 53 80 133 1
5 Sheelah "The Last Time" Emma Lewin, Emilie Rosén 58 66 124 2
6 Robert Pettersson feat. Helena Josefsson "My Own Worst Enemy" Tristan 48 61 109 4
7 Amanda Fondell "Bastard" Oscar Görres, Ilya Salmanzadeh, Ana Diaz 27 13 40 9
8 Timoteij "Feber" Niclas Arn, Gustav Eurén, Karl Eurén, Joakim Udd 40 52 92 7
9 Jasmine Kara "Can't Lie To Me" Jasmine Kara, Scott Stevens, Daniel Damico 68 38 107 5
10 Arash feat. Rebecca "Suddenly" Arash Labaf 56 67 123 3

At Northvision


Melissa Horn performing the winning song "Kvar I Nått Jag Lämnat" in Gothenburg (4th edition).

Sweden was already pre-qualified to the final due to being the host country. During the running order draw, Sweden was drawn to compete sixteenth in the grand final, following Belgium and preceding Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sweden came 14th, scoring 99 points.

On stage, Melissa Horn performed alone being in the spotlight with her guitar.

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 Emilie Rosén.

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 Belgium Belgium
10 pointsFlag of Slovakia Slovakia
8 pointsFlag of Switzerland Switzerland
7 pointsFlag of Moldova Moldova
6 pointsFlag of San Marino San Marino
5 pointsFlag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
4 pointsFlag of Belarus Belarus
3 pointsFlag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
2 pointsFlag of Russia Russia
1 pointFlag of Portugal Portugal
Final votes
12 pointsFlag of Romania Romania
10 pointsFlag of Belgium Belgium
8 pointsFlag of Liechtenstein Liechtenstein
7 pointsFlag of Slovakia Slovakia
6 pointsFlag of Norway Norway
5 pointsFlag of Moldova Moldova
4 pointsFlag of San Marino San Marino
3 pointsFlag of Israel Israel
2 pointsFlag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
1 pointFlag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan

Split voting results

The following five members comprised the Swedish jury:

See also

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