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Finland: Listen to BESS’ UMK2022 entry “Ram Pam Pam”

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 second stop: pop-artist BESS with …

Finland: Listen to Cyan Kicks’ UMK2022 entry “Hurricane”

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 first stop: the band Cyan …

Finland: Meet the 7 acts competing in UMK 2022

Finnish broadcaster YLE has revealed the 7 acts and song titles that will compete in this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu! From today, the songs from the acts will be released one per day at midnight on major streaming services. The winner of UMK 2022 will be selected during the Grand Final on Saturday 26 February and will represent Finland at …

Czechia & Finland: National final dates are set

After a really messed up 2021 season, with news being rather focused on artists be given a second shot, and a lot less about national finals taking place, things are slowly getting back to what it once used to be. Unfortunately no, we’re not talking about life before COVID-19, but at least the Eurovision national final season, which is somewhat …

UMK 2022 Submission window open from September 1st through 6th

Shortly after the 2021 contest ended, YLE announced that it would continue to use UMK as its official Eurovision selection show. When asked, show producer Anssi Autio was extremely excited to see what UMK 2022 would bring and acknowledged that stakes are high following Blind Channel’s success. As you all likely remember, Blind Channel became the second most successful Finnish …

Second Rehearsals: The final four semifinalists take the stage for the second time!

Rotterdam, 14 May 2021 Here we have it. The final update on Eurovision 2021’s semifinalists before we head into dress rehearsals. Our report on Finland, Latvia, Switzerland and Denmark.   14. Finland Blind Channel – “Dark side” Finland was next to perform and the first rehearsal was already very strong. They basically copied their national final performance and pasted it …

Finland: A pyrotechnical display from Blind Channel

Rotterdam, 11 May 2021 Every psycho in the scene, raise your hands and follow me! Our favourite Finnish violent poppers, Blind Channel just rehearsed for the first time! Country: Finland (#FIN) Act: Blind Channel Song: “Dark side” Semifinal: Second (20/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 14/17 Blind Channel’s act is similar to the one we saw in the National Final.  The band …

Finland: Blind Channel wins UMK

Moments ago UMK, the Finnish national selection, was concluded and Blind Channel won the show, thus will represent the country later this year in Rotterdam at the second semifinal on May 20th. UMK featured seven acts this year: Teflon Brothers & Pandora Aksel Laura Danny Oskr Blind Channel & Ilta The winner was selected by a mix of international jurors …

Poll Results: Blind Channel are #YOUR favourite UMK 2021 act!

It is official, #YOU, valiant readers of ESCUnited, have elected Blind Channel as your favourite Finnish act! The young soft metal band won the poll with over half of the votes (55%). Ilta’s piano ballad (14%) snatches a respectable second place, while last year’s winner, Aksel Kankanrantaa, claims the bronze medal (9%). Full results: Blind Channel – “Dark side” (55%) …

Team Reviews: Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2021

Another Nordic nation will decide their entry for Rotterdam tonight, with Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu once again selecting Finland’s song for Eurovision. With seven high quality songs here, it’s going to be a bloodbath of a selection. But which song comes out on top for our team? Let’s see what Boris, Daniel, James, Melanie, Sean and Stefan thought of the Finnish …

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