|Eurovision Song Contest 1962|
|Selection process||Melodifestivalen 1962|
|Selection date(s)||13 February 1962|
|Selected entrant||Inger Berggren|
|Selected song||"Sol och vår"|
|Final result||7th, 4 points|
|Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest|
Sweden was represented by Inger Berggren, singing "Sol och vår", in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962. Berggren was selected by a national final called Eurovisionsschlagern, svensk final. Another singer, Lily Berglund, also sung the song there. The song was written and composed by Ulf Källkvist and Åke Gerhard.
At the Eurovision Song Contest, held in Luxembourg, Berggren came 6th out of 16.
Melodifestivalen 1962 (known as Eurovisionsschlagern, svensk final) was the selection for the fifth song to represent Sweden at the Eurovision Song Contest. It was the fourth time that this system of picking a song had been used. One singer performed the song with a large orchestra and one with a smaller orchestra. Seven songs were submitted to SVT for the competition, of which one was disqualified; the final was broadcast on Sveriges Radio TV but was not broadcast on radio.
|1st||Inger Berggren||Lily Berglund||"Sol och vår"||Ulf Källqvist, Åke Gerhard||102,327|
|2nd||Monica Zetterlund||Carli Tornehave||"När min vän"||Owe Thörnqvist||74,077|
|3rd||Carli Thornehave||Otto Brandenburg||"Anne-Li"||Per Lindqvist||13,401|
|4th||Otto Brandenburg||Östen Warnerbring||"Lolo-Lolita"||Bobbie Ericson, Bo Eneby||11,848|
|5th||Lily Berglund||Inger Berggren||"Sagans underbara värld"||Britt Lindeborg||6,885|
|6th||Östen Warnerbring||Mona Grain||"Trollen ska trivas"||Ulf Peder Olrog||4,001|