Times Square's Tonic hosts annual Melodifesitvalen party

In what has become a NYC Eurovision tradition, Time Square's Tonic Bar hosted its annual Melodifestivalen viewing party!

More than 150 eager Eurovision fans, Swedes in NYC, and friends of, gathered on Saturday, 11 March 2017, to watch together over some food, drinks and good company the final of the Swedish selection to Eurovision, aka, Melodifestivalen. For many, Melodifestivalen is a mini Eurovision or the official kick off event for Eurovision season. 

After one of the closest and nail biting votes in years, Robin Bengtsson ended up winning with I Can't Go On. 

 

Credit: Alex Goldberg  

Credit: Alex Goldberg  

credit: Julio Moscoso 

credit: Julio Moscoso