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Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998

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Country  Sweden
Selection date(s)  14 March 1998
Selected song  "Kärleken är"
Selection process  Melodifestivalen 1998
Selected entrant  Jill Johnson
Final result  10th, 53 points

Sweden was present at the Eurovision Song Contest 1998, held in Birmingham, the United Kingdom.

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Melodifestivalen 1998

Sweden continued using the common Melodifestivalen format to select their entry. The final of Melodifestivalen 1998 was held on 14 March 1998, where ten songs were performed. Five of the songs were eliminated and the remaining five were voted on by the 11 juries. The winner was "Kärleken är" (English: Love Is), sung by Jill Johnson and composed by Bobby Ljunggren, Håkan Almqvist and Ingela Forsman.

At Eurovision

Johnson sang in the 16th position on the night of the contest, and finished tenth at the close of the voting, receiving 53 points.

Points awarded by Sweden

References

Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 Wikipedia


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