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Get ready for UMK2023! Finland reveals plans for their national final.

After the succes in previous years, Finland is back in 2023 with their biggest music show UMK (Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu). On Saturday 25 February, seven acts will compete in the Finnish national final in Logomo to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2023 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. Finnish broadcaster Yle received 363 songs during the selection procedure of UMK. …

ESC 2022: From the first semi-final live on tapes to the second semi-final

Over yesterday and today, more and more live on tapes are being released by the EBU on the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel. By now, we’ve gotten to the point, where we have now seen “all” of the first semi-final tapes and now we step into the second semi-final. This is great moment to remind everyone, that some broadcasters …

Junior Eurovision 2022: Slovenia considering return while others confirm non-participation

Despite the main contest having wrapped just two week ago, decisions are already being made by the broadcasters about the Junior Eurovision contest happening in December. Last year a total of 19 countries participated in the contest, and at the end of the event Armenia’s Malena won with the song “Qami Qami”. Who do we know is out? Prior to …

Semi 2 Qualifiers Draw for Grand Final Slots. When Will Your Favorite Acts Perform?

We now know which half of the Grand Final all of this year’s qualifying acts will perform in! At tonight’s post-show press conference, the 10 entries that made it out of semi-final two drew for their slots. Czech Republic, Finland, and Romania will be performing in the first half of Saturday night’s show, with Belgium, Azerbaijan, Poland, Estonia, Australia, Sweden, …

Lauri from The Rasmus: “We call our staging the birthday party from hell”

It’s just 3 days till the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy! Connor speaks to Lauri from The Rasmus after the Opening Ceremony in Turin. They talked about about their landslide win at UMK, the concept behind their staging and the story behind the feathers in his hair. Check out our interview in the video …

Second rehearsals: A report on Iceland, Norway, Armenia, Finland and Israel.

Turin, 05 May 2022 Buongiorno everyone! We’ve here with the live report on this morning’s rehearsals. Note: Images and videos will be added once they go online on the official channel.  Country: Iceland Act: Systur Song: “Með hækkandi sól” [With the rising sun] Semifinal: First (10/05/2022) Position in Running Order: 14/17 Icelandic sister trio Sigga, Beta and Elin (also known …

The Rasmus: “We started as a school band, the first gig we ever played was in the 8th grade when we were like 15 years old.”

Ahead of the Finnish Eurovision selection UMK we were priviledged enough to grab Lauri from The Rasmus and ask him some questions about the Finnish Eurovision selection and the band. Learn more about how the group was formed, their journey to the national selection, and what we can expect from them on February 26th by reading below! Hello there everyone …

Finland: Listen to Isaac Sene’s UMK2022 entry “Kuuma jäbä”

Two weeks ago, Finnish broadcaster YLE announced the 7 hopefuls who are in the running to fly the Finnish flag in Turin. To keep the hype alive among the Eurovision fans, the broadcaster decided to release the songs on a daily base. You can expect a new song from the national final every weekday at midnight. Our last stop: Isaac …

Finland: Listen to Tommi Läntinen’s UMK2022 entry “Elämä kantaa mua”

Last Wednesday, Finnish broadcaster YLE announced the 7 hopefuls who are in the running to fly the Finnish flag in Turin. To keep the hype alive among the Eurovision fans, the broadcaster decided to release the songs on a daily base. You can expect a new song from the national final every weekday at midnight. Our sixth stop: Tommi Läntinen with …

Finland: Listen to Olivera’s UMK2022 entry “Thank God I’m an Atheist”

Finland: Listen to Olivera’s UMK2022 entry “Thank God I’m an Atheist”

Last Wednesday, Finnish broadcaster YLE announced the 7 hopefuls who are in the running to fly the Finnish flag in Turin. To keep the hype alive among the Eurovision fans, the broadcaster decided to release the songs on a daily base. You can expect a new song from the national final every weekday at midnight. Our fifth stop: indie-pop artist Olivera …

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