It’s Darude for Finland!

Finnish broadcaster YLE today announced that late ’90s/early ’00s dance act Darude is their pick for Eurovision 2019. Continue reading

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Saara Aalto Will Sing Monsters for Finland

saara aalto Eurovision Finland 2016 XFactorSaara Aalto was one of the first Eurovision participants announced for Eurovision 2018 when Finnish broadcaster Yle announced she would be their pick for Lisbon in May. Earlier this evening Saara showcased three possible songs for Eurovision 2018 and they went with ‘Monsters’. Continue reading

Saara Aalto Will Represent Finland at Eurovision 2018!

saara aalto Eurovision Finland 2016 XFactorA big announcement from Finnish broadcaster Yle today, reveals that X-Factor UK 2016 runner up, Saara Aalto will represent Finland at Eurovision 2018. The brave move means that the national selection show UMK will be pared back from its usual multiple act over a number of semi finals. Continue reading

Finland opt for Norma John!

UMK Finland 2017 EurovisionTonight Finland staged their selection show for Eurovision 2017 UMK. In a show hosted by fan favourite Krista Siegfrids, the nation selected Norma John as their representative who will perform their winning song ‘Blackbird’ in Kiev in May.
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Poll Results: Finland UMK 2017!

UMK Finland 2017 EurovisionWe are just hours away from finding out who will win UMK 2017 and go on to represent Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest. We have asked you to vote for your favourite songs in the running in our poll and can now reveal the results. Continue reading

Ranking: Finland UMK 2017 Contenders!

UMK Finland 2017 EurovisionIt is less than three weeks to go until the ten songs competing in Finland’s national final UMK 2017 will battle it out live in the televised final and a winner will be announced. Ahead of this we look at all the songs in contention, give our views and rank them in order of our favourites! As well as that you can watch the newly unveiled music videos that accompany each of the songs. Continue reading

Listen: Finland Reveal the Ten Songs competing in UMK 2017!

UMK Finland 2017 EurovisionEarlier this month Finnish broadcaster YLE revealed that they would be scaling down their Eurovision selection show UMK in 2017. They have got rid of the semi finals and instead ten acts will compete in the final which will be held on 28th January. Today YLE revealed those ten acts and their songs! Read on to listen to them. Continue reading

Saara Aalto Advances to X-Factor Top Five!

saara aalto Eurovision Finland 2016 XFactorIn the same week that Finland have announced the 10 contenders for UMK 2017, one of last year’s participants and runner up Saara Aalto has really managed to turn things around for herself on X-Factor UK. The Finnish singer has been competing in the UK’s X-Factor Series 13 and this week she advanced to the Top Five. Continue reading

Krista Siegfrids to host Finland’s UMK Final!

UMK Finland 2017 EurovisionEarlier this week we revealed some very exciting news concerning this year’s Finnish Eurovision selection show Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK). Now we have some even more exciting news! Our favourite Finnish entry from recent years Krista Siegfrids will return to host the show in January 2017. Continue reading

Finland Confirm Format for National Selection 2017

umk 2017 Finland EurovisionFinnish broadcaster YLE have confirmed that the country will choose their song for Eurovision 2017 through their annual national selection show Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK). This year however there are to be a few changes. Continue reading