Finnish broadcaster YLE recently revealed the six artists taking part in the Finnish Eurovision selection this year, with the plans to reveal the songs one by one. The first song, ‘I Let My Heart Break’ by Tika has now been revealed. Listen to the entry below: After two years of internally selecting their Eurovision artist,…Read More
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Finland To Return to Previous UMK Format for Eurovision 2020
Finnish broadcaster YLE has now released more information on the selection process for the 2020 Eurovision season. Unlike the previous two years, the selection UMK will return to an open format, previously used between 2012 and 2017. In 2018, the Finnish broadcaster decided to change their approach for Eurovision by internally selecting their artist, but…Read More
Finland: Listen to Darude’s latest UMK entry, Superman!
The second of three potential Finnish Eurovision entries has now been released. This year, the Finnish broadcaster decided to follow a similar national final format as last year, where the artist would be internally selected with three potential Eurovision songs revealed to the public over three weeks. This culminates in a public selection which will…Read More
Darude to represent Finland at Eurovision 2019!
Finnish broadcaster Yle have now announced that EDM artist Darude will be representing Finland at Eurovision 2019. This year, Finnish broadcaster Yle decided to follow the same format that was used last year where the artist was selected internally, then potential Eurovision entries will be revealed in the coming weeks concluding in a national selection…Read More
Finland to reveal their Eurovision 2019 Act on January 29
Finnish broadcaster YLE has announced that their Eurovision 2019 artist will be revealed later this month. The broadcaster has chosen to stick with the internal selection of the artist, with a public selection to decide on the competing entry. The artist reveal will take place in a press conference on January 29, with the venue…Read More
Eurovision 2019: Finnish selection to be held on March 2
After the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, Finnish broadcaster YLE looked to the public for advice and feedback on how they should approach their Eurovision selection for 2019. As you may remember, Finland moved away from the multi artist national selection format, and instead internally selected Saara Aalto, with a national final used to select the…Read More
Finland to continue with revised format of UMK
For the Eurovision 2018 season, Finnish broadcaster decided to scrap their usual multi-artist format of their national selection to preference one artist. As we know, it was Saara Aalto who was internally selected, with a national selection held later on in the season in order to decide her Eurovision entry. Although Finland finished 25th in…Read More
How will Finland select for Eurovision 2019?
After three years of non-qualification, Finland looked towards one of their biggest pop stars Saara Aalto to bring Finland back to the Eurovision final. Now that the contest is over, and we know that the final result was underwhelming for Finland, how will they approach Eurovision 2019? For Eurovision 2018, Finnish broadcaster YLE put aside…Read More
Saara Aalto to represent Finland at Eurovision 2018!
Traditionally, Finland has opted for a multi-artist national final, where each artist has the competing song they hope to take to the Eurovision stage. As such, we tuned into the press conference live stream expecting the artists to be named for the Finnish national final, UMK, however instead we got an artist announcement – in…Read More