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Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962

Eurovision Song Contest 1962
Country Sweden
National selection
Selection processMelodifestivalen 1962
Selection date(s)13 February 1962
Selected entrantInger Berggren
Selected song"Sol och vår"
Finals performance
Final result7th, 4 points
Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest
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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

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.[1]

Place Artist1 Artist2 Song Songwriters Votes
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
  • 1: Performer with large orchestra
  • 2: Performer with smaller orchestra

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