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SWEDEN – Melodifestivalen 2018, organised by Sveriges Television (SVT), will be the seventeenth consecutive edition of the contest in which the competition took place in different cities across Sweden. The four semi-finals will be held at the Löfbergs Arena in Karlstad (3 February), the Scandinavium in Gothenburg (10 February), the Malmö Arena in Malmö (17 February) and the Fjällräven Center in Örnsköldsvik (24 February). The Second Chance round will take place at the Kristianstad Arena in Kristianstad on 3 March while the final will be held at the Friends Arena in Stockholm on 10 March. An initial 28 entries are to compete in the semi-finals, with seven entries taking part in each show. The top two entries from each semi-final advance directly to the final, while the third and fourth placed entries advance to the Second Chance round. The bottom three entries in each semi-final were eliminated. An additional four entries qualified for the final from the Second Chance round, bringing the total number of competing entries in the final to 12.