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Sweden: Road to Eurovision

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Sweden is another veteran of the Eurovision Song Contest, since its debut in 1958 has participated fifty-seven times missing only three contests.

Sweden is also one of the most successful countries, with six victories it is only behind to Ireland that has win seven times.

The first victory for the scandivian country comes in 1974 with the historic band ABBA and the song Waterloo. The last victory comes in 2015 with Måns Zelmerlöw with the song Heroes.

This year the country will be represented by Benjamin Ingrosso a Swedish singer and songwriter, son of a Swedish dancer and composer, with the song Dance You Off.

Benjamin is one of Sweden’s most popular male pop-artists, with over 25 million Spotify streams and reaching 1x Platinum and 3x Gold with his singles.

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Mauro Armadi (Rausten)

Founder and Editor-in-chief of “My country? Europe.”.

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