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Finland: Listen to Catharina Zühlke’s entry!

Another day, and another reveal for Finland’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu! Today sees the announcement of Catharina Zühlke’s song, “Eternity”. The pop-meets-ballad track about the loss of loved ones starts off slow before upping the tempo and bringing the teardrops to the dancefloor. The song, written in collaboration between Zühlke, Henrik Tala, Josefin Myrberg, Marcia Sondeijker and Roel Rats (who already …

Finland: Listen to the next two UMK entries

In the last 24 hours, two more entries for this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu have been released. Yesterday, we received the fourth track of this year’s lineup. F3M’s “Bananas” is touted as a “catchy dance-inspired pop song with an anarchistic touch to it”, with lyrics that focus on “uncompromising tolerance and boisterous themes”. The group, comprised of MIARA, Baby O …

Finland: Listen to Aksel Kankaanranta’s entry

The third track of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, Finland’s selection for Eurovision 2020, has been revealed. Aksel Kankaanranta, a young singer from Turku who wowed viewers to finish as the runner-up of The Voice of Finland in 2017, has revealed “Looking Back”, an English-language anthemic pop ballad about nostalgia and looking back on previous experiences. #YOU can check out …

Finland: The six artists for UMK 2020 have been announced!

This afternoon the Finnish broadcaster YLE released the list of artists participating in the 2020 edition of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu or UMK for short. This will be the first time since 2017 that multiple acts will be competing, as the 2018 and 2019 editions were used to select a song and not an artist. However one thing will be remaining …

Eurovision This Decade: Finland

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. [AdSense-B] Hello and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade! As a team we are going through all the entries country by country and showing you our lovely readers what we …

Finland: No more internal in 2020

Who got the time to think about PED (Post Eurovision Depression)? There is literally things happening all the time in the Eurovision bubble and today Finland showed that. [AdSense-B] While The Netherlands is already preparing for the 2020 contest, then so is all the remaining broadcasters around Europe as well. Yle has today revealed some of their plans for the …

Finnish Eurovision Fans Call on Yle to Change Approach to Entries

[AdSense-B] The dust has settled, and fans of nations that did not qualify from Semi-Final 1 have had a chance to process the results and assess what went wrong (or why fans did not react favorably if the performances went right). And for Finnish fan Tony Latva, the blame for Finland’s non-qualification lies squarely on Finnish broadcaster Yleisradio Oy’s (Yle) …

Eurovision 2019: Here are YOUR qualifiers for Semi-Final 1!

[AdSense-B] Yesterday, we asked #YOU to vote for which ten songs you’d predict to qualify for Saturday’s Eurovision final, and #YOU certainly didn’t dissapoint! We had a massive response to the poll and we are now finally ready to reveal your results! First in the readers’ poll went to Greece’s Katerine Duska, who was predicted as the team’s runner-up in …

ESC United Semi Final 1 predictions: Australia & Greece to battle for first place

[AdSense-B] The ESC United team in Tel Aviv have watched the rehearsals many, many times and we are finally ready to reveal our predictions on who is going to qualify tonight. This was not an easy task, but Matt, Sean, Zack, David, and Fernando ranked all songs from first to last place and we then combined the results for an …

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