Finland to Continue with UMK Format for 2022

Finland will once again select their Eurovision entry through the UMK format. After the success of Blind Channel at Eurovision 2021, the Finnish broadcaster will once again set the bar high for their selection process. Artists will be able to submit their entries between the 1st and 6th of September. As per the Eurovision rules,…

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Eurovision 2021 – Here are the Qualifiers from Semi-Final 2!

The second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 has now taken place, with the next 10 qualifiers decided. Eurovision Song Contest 2021, second semi-final qualifiers: Check out the full list of qualifiers below: Albania – Anxhela Peristeri – Karma Serbia – Hurricane – Loco loco Bulgaria – Victoria – Growing up is getting old…

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Rehearsal Day 4 – Finland

Finland have now cemented themselves as qualifiers. The rock performance was very similar to the national final, but if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The group is spread out on stage, with the two singers at the front interacting well with each other. The camera work is good, with shots of the band members…

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Eurovision 2021 Reviews – Finland

Finland has finished in last place at Eurovision a total of 11 times in their lengthy history at the contest, and has won only once. More generally, the nation has been hit or miss, especially since their win back in 2006. Hoping not to achieve a 12th last place finish is group Blind Channel, who…

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Who Should Win Eurovision 2021? Vote In Our Poll Now!

Another Eurovision national final season has concluded, and we have (almost) all 40 competing entries for this year’s contest. That means it’s poll time! Who do you think should win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest? Vote in our poll below! You can vote for one act, or multiple, and once you’ve voted, make sure to…

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Finland: Blind Channel Achieves Convincing Win at UMK

The Finnish national selection, UMK, has now taken place, with the next Finnish Eurovision act decided. A total of 7 acts competed in this year’s selection, including last year’s UMK winner Aksel, who was set to represent the nation at Eurovision in 2020 with the song Looking Back. The 2021 line-up was as follows: Teflon…

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Finnish National Finalists Revealed: Aksel Returns to the Line-Up

Finnish broadcaster YLE have now announced the seven acts set to compete in the upcoming edition of UMK, the national final used to select the Finnish Eurovision act. Returning to the line-up is 2020 UMK winner, Aksel, who was set to represent Finland at Eurovision in 2020 prior to its cancellation. Also featured is Laura,…

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Eurovision 2021: National Finals or Internal Selections – A Complete Overview

With the unprecedented cancellation of Eurovision 2020, it has left the participating broadcasters with the question – will they re-select their 2020 entrant, or will they begin the selection process again to start afresh? We now know that the same 41 countries will be participating at Eurovision 2021, with a number of those broadcasters having…

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Finland: UMK 2021 dates Announced

Finnish broadcaster YLE has confirmed that the national final selection UMK will be returning for Eurovision 2021. The final will take place on February 20th. The show is set to take place in the Mediapolis Studios in Tampere for the second year in a row, but whether there will be an audience or not will…

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2000 and Whatever – Finland

We may not get to see our 2020 favourites take to the stage, but that doesn’t mean we can’t reminisce on our Eurovision favourites. This series is aimed to discover the team’s favourite entries from the 21st century, from 2001 to 2019. In collaboration with ESCDaily, we will be reviewing some of their 21st Century…

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