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Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1981

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Country  Sweden
Selection date(s)  21 February 1981
Selected song  "Fångad i en dröm"
Selection process  Melodifestivalen 1981
Selected entrant  Björn Skifs
Final result  10th, 50 points

Sweden chose their entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 in the national selection Melodifestivalen 1981. After a tight race, the winner was a song called "Fångad i en dröm", which was performed by Björn Skifs. Björn was also the Swedish representative in the 1978 contest, and had written the song together with Bengt Palmers.

At the contest, this year held in Dublin, Ireland, Sweden was drawn #20, at the very end of the start field. The song earned maximum points from France and 10 points from Germany, and finally ended up 10th with 50 points.



Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1981 Wikipedia