The format was new. Each of the eight acts were pitted one-on-one against each other. Four duels, four winners through to the final.
Much to Sooz's pleasure, Samir and Viktor made it through to the final show. It is a catchy tune, but watch the video all the way through to understand just why she likes this duo:
The bookies have put Frans as an early favourite. I thought this song was a bit droopy at first, but it is growing on me:
Next Saturday is the big final and we'll be watching live at a local pub. The best news is that Marcia and Rutger will be visiting London this weekend, and they'll be joining us for the show! I feel a little bad that my Swedish friends come to England and I make them watch the Melodifestival, but they're good sports and I'm sure it will be a fun time.